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Volksinitiative zur Einführung der Gesetzesinitiative

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «zur Einführung der Gesetzesinitiative im Bunde»
Voting day 22.10.1961
Vote Nº 197
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area State organisation > People’s rights > Popular initiative
State organisation > Political system > Legislative procedure
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Sozialdemokratische Partei
Signatures 101,891
Time used to collect signatures 42 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 7978
Parliamentary debate PDF
Duration of proceedings 542 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (35 Yes, 102 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 36 No)
Public campaign
Recommendations by parties
Yes
LdU
SPS
No
CVP
FDP
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 31.9% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
eco
SBV
SGV
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (29.44% 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 40.10%
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