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Initiative für die Wahl des Bundesrates durch das Volk

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «für die Wahl des Bundesrates durch das Volk und die Erhöhung der Mitgliederzahl»
Voting day 25.01.1942
Vote Nº 135
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area State organisation > Institutions > Government, administration
State organisation > Political system > Electoral system
State organisation > People’s rights
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Sozialdemokratische Partei
Signatures 157,081
Time used to collect signatures 167 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 4017
Parliamentary debate PDF
Duration of proceedings 510 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject
Position of the Council of States Reject
Public campaign
Recommendations by parties
Yes
SPS
No
CVP
FDP
LdU
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 25.9% (Details)
Campaign material for a Yes
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (32.43% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (0.0 Yes, 22.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
BL
BS
FR
GE
GL
GR
LU
NE
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VD
VS
ZG
ZH
Turnout 61.97%
Decree on voting result PDF (in German)
Result by canton, district and municipality Excel (in German)
Overview of voting result by the Federal Chancellery Link (in German)
Interactive map by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office Display the map