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Asylgesetz

General information
Official title Asylgesetz
Voting day 13.06.1999
Vote Nº 454
Legal form Optional referendum
Policy area Social policy > Social groups > Refugees
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 95.088
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 935 days
Parliament's position Accept
Position of the National Council Accept (114 Yes, 59 No)
Position of the Council of States Accept (36 Yes, 5 No)
Submission
Initiators Flüchtlingshilfswerke, unterstützt von der Sozialdemokratischen Partei und Schweizerischer Gewerkschaftsbund
Signatures 60,963
Time used to collect signatures 158 days
Success PDF
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CVP
EDU
EVP
FDP
FPS
LdU
Lega
LPS
SD
SVP
No
CSP
GPS
PdA
SPS
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 67.5% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
eco
SAV
SBV
SGV
TravS
VSA
No
SGB
Deviating party sections
No
EVP BL
EVP SH
Free vote
CSP FR
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Accepted
People Accepted (70.59% Yes)
Cantons Majority of the cantons not required (23.0 Yes, 0.0 No)
Accepted
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 45.58%
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