Updated : 26/04/2017
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Foreign EU citizens need to register to vote in European Parliament elections.
To be able to vote in European Parliament elections you must:
The following people can't vote: mentally disabled people, under interdiction; persons deprived of voting rights, for a period of time set by a final court judgement.
To inform the authorities where you will vote for European Parliament elections, foreign EU citizens should contact the mayor of the administrative-teritorial unit where they wish to vote.
To be eligible to stand as a candidate in European Parliament elections you must:
Foreign EU citizens standing as a candidate in European Parliament elections must declare that they are not standing in any other country, and that they are not disqualified from standing. To do so, they should fill in a standard declaration form which will be submitted together with the candidate propsal to the Central Electoral Bureau.
Voting in European Parliament elections isn't compulsory for everybody on the electoral roll.