Politics

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Popular vote on 25 November 2018

Vote on:

  • Popular initiative "For the dignity of farm animals" (Horned Cow Initiative)
  • Popular initiative "Swiss law, not foreign judges" (Self-determination Initiative)
  • Statutory basis for monitoring claimants

 

Popular votes

Results of popular votes by canton, by district as well as by linguistic region and type of Commune are updated regularly

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National elections

Results, statistics and analysis of the National elections 2015 are available in german and french

Cantonal elections

Results and statistics are available in german and french

Municipal elections

Statistics on municipal elections (cities) are available in german and french

The main figures

National Council elections 2015 - share of the votes of the major parties (in %)
Radical Democratic party 1 16.4
Christian Democratic Party 11.6
Social Democratic Party 18.8
Swiss People's Party 29.4
National popular votes 1848–2018
Compulsory referendums 2 240

accepted

174

rejected

66
Non-compulsory referendums 186

accepted

106

rejected

80
Popular initiatives 215

accepted

22

rejected

193
Total votes 3 625
Voter turnout
Number of persons entitled to vote (mean 2017) 5'357'836
Participation rate (popular votes, mean 2017) 45.6
Participation rate (national elections 2015) 48.5
1 2009: merger of the FDP (Free Democratic Party) with the LPS (Liberal Party) under the designtaion "RDP.The Liberals"
2 Includes popular initiatives with counter proposals
3 Popular initiatives with counter proposals are counted as one vote.
Source: FSO/election and vote statistics

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CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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