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Dieses Bild zeigt eine Checkliste. Bild von TeroVesalainen auf Pixabay


The Federal Returning Officer and his deputy are appointed for an indefinite period of time by the Federal Minister of the Interior. In view of the duties pertaining to the post and the technical means available, appointing the President of the Federal Statistical Office Federal Returning Officer has proved to be an advantage.

Dieses Bild zeigt den Bundeswahlleiter Dr. Georg Thiel. © Robert Schlesinger / Bildausschnitt, eigene Bearbeitung

The Federal Returning Officer

Dr. Georg Thiel was appointed President of the Federal Statistical Office and Federal Returning Officer on 16 October 2017 with effect from 1 November 2017.