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Vierte «Überfremdungsinitiative»

General information
Official title Republikanisches Volksbegehren «zum Schutze der Schweiz» (4. Überfremdungsinitiative)
Voting day 13.03.1977
Vote Nº 265
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Social policy > Social groups > Immigration policy
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Schweizerische Republikanische Bewegung
Signatures 52,932
Time used to collect signatures 620 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 76.022
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 214 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (4 Yes, 148 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 33 No)
Public campaign
Recommendations by parties
Yes
REP
SD
No
CVP
EVP
FDP
LdU
LPS
PdA
POCH
SPS
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 5.4% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
eco
SAV
SBV
SGB
SGV
TravS
VSA
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (29.54% 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 45.20%
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