Voting in Germany

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Elections are fundamental components of a democratic state. Every four years, the most important election in Germany takes place: the parliament or "Bundestag" election. The elected members of the parliament represent the people, and they choose a Federal Chancellor who forms a government.

Jihad Tello is a Syrian who has lived in Germany for more than five years. In this video, he tells us more about the election system and how peoples' votes elect the politicians in Germany.