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Stimm- und Wahlrecht für 18-Jährige

General information
Official title Bundesbeschluss über das Stimm- und Wahlrecht für 18jährige
Voting day 18.02.1979
Vote Nº 293
Legal form Mandatory referendum
Policy area State organisation > People’s rights > Voting rights
Social policy > Social groups > Children and young people
State organisation > Legal system > Fundamental rights
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council None
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 75.223
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 611 days
Parliament's position Accept
Position of the National Council Accept (83 Yes, 24 No)
Position of the Council of States Accept (16 Yes, 10 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CVP
EVP
FDP
LdU
PdA
POCH
SPS
SVP
No
REP
SD
Free vote
LPS
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 89.5% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
SGB
TravS
VSA
Deviating party sections
Yes
JSD CH
No
CVP NW
FDP AR
FDP BL
FDP FR
FDP NW
FDP VD
SVP AG
SVP SH
Free vote
CVP VS
FDP UR
SD TI
SD ZH
Campaign material for a Yes
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (49.19% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (9.0 Yes, 14.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
FR
GR
LU
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
TG
UR
VS
ZH
Accepted
BL
BS
GE
GL
JU
NE
SZ
TI
VD
ZG
Turnout 49.58%
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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