• Simon Bierwald © Stiftung Mercator
  • Simon Bierwald © Stiftung Mercator

New Voters for the Bundestag?

Potential Turnout among Third Country Nationals in General Elections

Immigrants from non-EU countries (third countries) living in Germany have untapped potential as voters in the federal elections - one reason is that voting rights are tied to naturalisation. Do third party nationals want to participate politically? What is the need for action to increase their political participation? Based on an in-depth analysis of the Immigrant Citizens Survey, this Policy Brief analyses the interest of third country nationals in voting, their interest in naturalisation and their desire for parliamentary representation.

Details zur Publikation

Herausgeber: Research Unit of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration Seiten: 1 Veröffentlichung: August 2013 Sprache: Englisch

Zusätzliche Infos

www.svr-migration.de/en