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General Elections for the Danish Parliament and European Parliament Elections

In 2019, Danish citizens will be voting in elections for the Danish Parliament and the European Parliament

European Parliament Elections (EU Parlamentsvalg) will be on May 23-26, 2019.

The General Elections for the Danish Parliament (Folketingsvalg) will be on June 5, 2019.


Eligible voters in the United States may cast their absentee vote at any of the Danish missions in the United States of America. Please contact the embassy or the consulate where you wish to vote for individual opening hours and appointments.

Please note, that in order to cast your vote, you must show a valid Danish photo ID i.e. passport, driver's license, insurance card.

For information on the right to vote for Danish citizens abroad, please see the website of the Danish Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior.


THE GENERAL ELECTIONS FOR THE DANISH PARLIAMENT

The elections will take place on June 5, 2019.

Eligible voters may cast their absentee votes at Danish missions abroad at any time until election day, however absentee ballots must reach the voters home municipality by June 5 by 8 AM  in order to be counted.

We recommend that Danish citizens in the United States cast their vote as soon as possible and before May 23 to ensure that the absentee ballots reach the municipality in time.

For more information about the general elections, please see:

Folketinget - Folketingsvalg 2019

The Ministry for Economic Affairs and the interior

Read more about how to vote here.

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS

The next European elections take place on May 23-26 giving all adult EU citizens the opportunity to select who will represent them in the European Parliament. In Denmark the voting will take place on May 26.

Eligible voters may cast their absentee votes at Danish missions abroad at any time between February 26 and May 26, however absentee ballots must reach the voters home municipality by election day in order to be counted.

We recommend that Danish citizens in the United States cast their vote as soon as possible and no later than May 14 to ensure that the absentee ballot reaches the municipality in time.

For more information about the EU Parliament elections, please see:

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/at-your-service/en/be-heard/elections

https://valg.oim.dk/valgmyndigheder/valg-til-europa-parlamentet-2019/

https://elections.oim.dk

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/denmark/da/om-ep/kandidater-til-eu-valget-2019

https://www.borger.dk/samfund-og-rettigheder/Valgsystemet/Europa-Parlamentsvalg/Valg-til-Europa-Parlamentet