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Federal elections 2019

Each party’s vote share, distribution of seats in the National Council and Council of States as well as voter turnout are presented by means of interactive charts and analysis.

Popular vote on 2 February 2020

Live regional results from noon, updated regularly (in German)

 

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The main figures

National Council elections 2019 - share of the votes of the major parties (in %)
Radical Democratic party 1 15.1
Christian Democratic Party 11.4
Social Democratic Party 16.8
Swiss People's Party 25.6
National popular votes 1848–2019
Compulsory referendums 2 240

accepted

174

rejected

66
Non-compulsory referendums 189

accepted

109

rejected

80
Popular initiatives 217

accepted

22

rejected

195
Total votes 3 630
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 2019) 45.1
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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