Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Elections of the Federal Parliament (Bundestag): At the invitation of Germany, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) observed the election of the Bundestag on 22 September 2013. In their report, the OSCE experts in par­ticular address the new electoral law which was applied for the first time in the election, and which ensures that the distribution of seats in the Bundestag is more just.