European Union's Charter of 54 Fundamental Rights
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Article 39
Right to vote and to stand as a candidate
at elections to the European Parliament

  1. Every citizen of the Union has the right to vote and to stand as a candidate at elections to the European Parliament in the Member State in which he or she resides, under the same conditions as nationals of that State.
  2. Members of the European Parliament shall be elected by direct universal suffrage in a free and secret ballot.