European Parliament election 2024

Electoral system

The members of the European Parliament are elected in each member state by a system of proportional representation on the basis of lists or single transferable votes. The member states can permit preferential voting on the basis of lists in line with the terms they have specified.

In Germany, members are elected in accordance with the principles of proportional representation based on Land lists of candidates. There may be Land lists of candidates for individual Länder or one list for all Länder.

96 European Parliament members come from the Federal Republic of Germany.


Determination of results

Distribution of seats