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Initiative zur Herabsetzung des AHV-Alters

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «zur Herabsetzung des AHV-Alters»
Voting day 26.02.1978
Vote Nº 281
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Social policy > Social security > Old-age and survivors' insurance
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Progressive Organisationen der Schweiz, Partito socialista autonomo
Signatures 56,350
Time used to collect signatures 345 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 77.028
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 200 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (1 Yes, 139 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 34 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
PdA
POCH
No
CVP
EVP
FDP
LdU
LPS
REP
SD
SPS
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 3.4% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
SAV
SBV
SGV
TravS
VSA
Free vote
SGB
Deviating party sections
Yes
SPS JU
SPS TI
Free vote
SPS NW
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (20.62% 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 48.33%
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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