Let's Catch Up to vote

03-03-2018 - 03-03-2018, 10:00-12:30

Centre Céramique (Plein 1992, Maastricht)

In the Netherlands, elections to the municipal councils take place once every four years. The next elections will be held on 21 March 2018.

People living in Maastricht will have the opportunity to vote for a new City Council. 


Let's Catch Up to vote

To help you with information about the elections and give you an idea of the programs of the local political parties, we will organize an event on Saturday 3 March, 10:00-12:30 in Centre Céramique, Let's Catch Up to vote.


You will learn more about the municipal elections and you will have an opportunity to talk to representatives of political parties standing in the municipal election on 21 March.  



10:00-10:30 Welcome with coffee/tea and pastries
10:30-10:35 Word of welcome by Holland Expat Center South and Europe Direct
10:35-10:45 General introduction to the municipal elections by the Advisor to the City Council
10:45-12:15 Speed dates with representatives of political parties
12:15-12:30 Conclusion by the Mayor of Maastricht, Annemarie Penn-te Strake
12:30 END


City Council elections
You are able to vote in the city council elections if:
• you are 18 years or older, and
• you are registered as a citizen of Maastricht, and
• you are a national of a European Union country, or, if you are a national of a country from outside the European Union, you have been legally resident in the Netherlands for at least 5 years (unbroken)*.

Please note: you will only be able to vote in the city council elections if you are registered in the Municpal Personal Records Database on 5 February 2018. 


There is no charge to attend, but please register because of space is limited.




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