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«Gen-Schutz-Initiative»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «zum Schutz von Leben und Umwelt vor Genmanipulation (Gen-Schutz-Initiative)»
Voting day 07.06.1998
Vote Nº 440
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Education and research > Research > Genetic engineering
Environment and living space > Environment > Environmental policy
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 Schweizerische Arbeitsgruppe Gentechnologie
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 111,063
Time used to collect signatures 531 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 95.044
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 654 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (44 Yes, 107 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 40 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
EDU
EVP
GPS
LdU
SD
SPS
No
CVP
FDP
FPS
KVP
Lega
LPS
SVP
Free vote
CSP
PdA
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 34.9% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
TravS
No
eco
SAV
SBV
SGV
Free vote
SGB
VSA
Deviating party sections
Yes
CSP GR
CSP ZH
No
CSP FR
CSP VS
EDU SG
SD BL
SPS NE
SPS VD
Free vote
SPS BL
SPS JU
SPS VS
Campaign material for a Yes Show all
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (33.29% 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 41.32%
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