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Warenumsatzsteuer-Initiative

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Warenumsatzsteuer»
Voting day 20.04.1952
Vote Nº 160
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Öffentliche Finanzen > Steuerwesen > Indirekte Steuern
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Partei der Arbeit
Signatures 88,025
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Parliamentary debate PDF
Duration of proceedings 62 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (5 Yes, 129 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 36 No)
Public campaign
Recommendations by parties
Yes
PdA
No
CVP
EVP
FDP
LdU
LPS
SPS
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 2.7% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
eco
SBV
SGB
SGV
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (18.97% 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 49.12%
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
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