Luxembourg is scheduled to determine the future composition of Parliament in the lower house elections on Sunday. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel is running for a third term in office.
Luxembourg is scheduled to determine the future composition of Parliament in the lower house elections on Sunday.
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, of the Liberal Democratic Party, has been in power since December 2013 alongside the Social Democratic Party and the Green Party, and the 50-year-old is aiming for a third term in office.
CSV forward in surveys
But opinion polls have recently shown others ahead: according to this, the conservative CSV party, which has won every council election since 1968, can expect the largest number of votes, followed by the Social Democratic Party and the Democratic Beatles.
In Luxembourg, voting is compulsory for people under 75 years of age. Anyone who cannot provide a valid reason for their absence will face a fine. Luxembourg citizens abroad are also not subject to compulsory voting.
Of the nearly 284,000 eligible voters, more than 70,000 took advantage of postal voting.
A major issue in the election campaign in the EU’s richest country was the housing shortage. Real estate prices have risen significantly, which is why young people are often drawn abroad to study or start their careers.
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