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Initiative «für die Abschaffung der Vivisektion»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «für die Abschaffung der Vivisektion»
Voting day 01.12.1985
Vote Nº 337
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Education and research > Research > Animal testing
Agriculture > Livestock
Social policy > Health > Medical research and technology
Brief description by Swissvotes PDF (in German)
Description by Année Politique Suisse Link (in German / French)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Helvetia Nostra (Franz Weber)
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 151,065
Time used to collect signatures 457 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 84.055
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 387 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (10 Yes, 150 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 35 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
GPS
LdU
POCH
REP
SD
No
CVP
EDU
EVP
FDP
LPS
SPS
SVP
Free vote
PdA
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 11.6% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
eco
SAV
SBV
SGB
SGV
TravS
VSA
Deviating party sections
No
LdU AG
LdU BL
LdU SH
PdA BL
PdA BS
REP GE
SD BS
SD FR
Free vote
LdU BS
SD BL
SPS GR
Campaign material for a Yes
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (29.47% 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 37.97%
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