38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Germany

Country: 
Germany
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
Source: 

(1) Whoever offers, promises or grants another gifts or other benefits in exchange for not voting or for voting in a particular manner incurs a penalty of imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or a fine.
(2) Whoever demands, allows themselves to be promised or accepts gifts or other benefits in exchange for not voting or voting in a particular manner incurs the same penalty.
Source: § 108b, Criminal Code, 1998 (amended 2019)