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Neue Bundesverfassung

General information
Official title Bundesbeschluss über eine neue Bundesverfassung
Voting day 18.04.1999
Vote Nº 453
Legal form Mandatory referendum
Policy area State organisation > Political system > Constitution
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)
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Accept
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 96.091
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 758 days
Parliament's position Accept
Position of the National Council Accept (134 Yes, 14 No)
Position of the Council of States Accept (44 Yes, 0 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CSP
CVP
EDU
EVP
FDP
GPS
LdU
Lega
LPS
SPS
SVP
No
FPS
KVP
PdA
SD
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 87.5% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
eco
SAV
SBV
SGB
TravS
VSA
Deviating party sections
No
EDU SH
EDU ZH
SVP BS
SVP LU
SVP SG
SVP SO
SVP SZ
SVP UR
SVP ZG
SVP ZH
Free vote
JSVP CH
LdU SO
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Accepted
People Accepted (59.16% Yes)
Cantons Accepted (13.0 Yes, 10.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
GL
NW
OW
SG
SH
SZ
TG
UR
VS
Accepted
BE
BL
BS
FR
GE
GR
JU
LU
NE
SO
TI
VD
ZG
ZH
Turnout 35.90%
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