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Initiative «für die Reorganisation des Nationalrates»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «für die Reorganisation des Nationalrates»
Voting day 03.05.1942
Vote Nº 136
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area State organisation > Institutions > Parliament
State organisation > Political system > Electoral system
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Landesring der Unabhängigen
Signatures 75,740
Time used to collect signatures 115 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 4140
Parliamentary debate PDF
Duration of proceedings 191 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (9 Yes, 134 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject
Public campaign
Recommendations by parties
Yes
LdU
No
CVP
FDP
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 7.1% (Details)
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (34.95% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (0.5 Yes, 21.5 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
BE
BL
BS
FR
GE
GL
GR
LU
NE
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VD
VS
ZG
ZH
Accepted
AR
Turnout 51.49%
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