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§ 67

Establishment of the identity of a voter

(1) Each voter has to appear before the elections officials, give his or her name
and residential address and present an official document or certificate furnishing
unambiguous proof of their identity.

2) The following certificates are accepted as official proof of a voter's identity: an identity document, a passport, a driver's license as well as any other official document bearing a photograph of the person concerned.

(3) Should a voter not be in possession of any one of the certificates described in para 2, they may be allowed to vote if the majority of the members of the elections authorities know them, and no objection according to § 71, para 1, is made. This circumstance has to be noted in the record of the election procedure.