Court ruling opens the way for all EU nationals residing in the Czech Republic to vote in municipal elections
A court ruling upholding a Slovak national’s right to vote in October’s municipal elections has unexpectedly opened the way for around 110,000 EU nationals with temporary residence in the Czech Republic to go to the polls. The State Electoral Office announced on Monday that additional ballots were being printed to allow all EU nationals to take part in local elections regardless of their residence status. Foreign nationals who decide to vote in the municipal elections on October 10 and 11, will need to register at their respective town hall by Wednesday October 8th and will be expected to bring an ID and document confirming their residence status in the country.
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