Swissvotes Universität Basel année politique suisse

Initiative «Recht auf Leben»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Recht auf Leben»
Voting day 09.06.1985
Vote Nº 330
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area State organisation > Legal system > Fundamental rights
Social policy > Social groups > Status of women
State organisation > Legal system > Criminal law
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Initiativkomitee Recht auf Leben
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 227,472
Time used to collect signatures 547 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 83.019
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 480 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (49 Yes, 98 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (17 Yes, 21 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CVP
EDU
EVP
REP
SD
No
FDP
LdU
LPS
PdA
POCH
SPS
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 26.1% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
TravS
No
SGB
Deviating party sections
Yes
SVP AG
SVP FR
Free vote
JCVP CH
LPS BS
SD BE
SD BL
SD BS
SD SG
SVP BE
SVP TI
Campaign material for a Yes
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (30.96% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (5.5 Yes, 17.5 No)
Rejected
AG
AR
BE
BL
BS
FR
GE
GL
GR
LU
NE
SG
SH
SO
TG
TI
VD
ZG
ZH
Accepted
AI
JU
NW
OW
SZ
UR
VS
Turnout 35.72%
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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