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Initiative zur «vollständigen Trennung von Kirche und Staat»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «betreffend die vollständige Trennung von Kirche und Staat»
Voting day 02.03.1980
Vote Nº 299
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Culture, religion and media > Religion - churches
State organisation > Federalism > Intergovernmental relations
Public finance > Taxation > Tax policy
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Schweizerisches Aktionskomitee für die Trennung von Staat und Kirche
Signatures 61,560
Time used to collect signatures 1,173 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 78.056
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 198 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (3 Yes, 127 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 35 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
PdA
POCH
No
CVP
EVP
FDP
LdU
LPS
SVP
Free vote
SD
SPS
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 3.8% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
TravS
None
SGB
Deviating party sections
Yes
JFDP CH
LPS BL
No
SPS BE
SPS FR
SPS SZ
SPS UR
Free vote
FDP TI
LdU BE
LdU VD
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (21.10% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (0.0 Yes, 23.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
BL
BS
FR
GE
GL
GR
JU
LU
NE
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VD
VS
ZG
ZH
Turnout 34.67%
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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