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Initiative «Für den Schutz vor Waffengewalt»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Für den Schutz vor Waffengewalt»
Voting day 13.02.2011
Vote Nº 554
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area State organisation > Legal system
Security policy > Armed forces > Armed forces - general
Description by Année Politique Suisse Link (in German / French)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators verschiedene Organisationen
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 106,037
Time used to collect signatures 538 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 09.098
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 289 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (69 Yes, 119 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (11 Yes, 30 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CSP
EVP
GLP
GPS
PdA
SPS
No
BDP
CVP
EDU
FDP
FPS
KVP
Lega
SD
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 34.0% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
SGB
TravS
No
SBV
SGV
Deviating party sections
Yes
CVP AR
CVP BE
CVP BS
CVP VD
CVP ZH
JCVP AG
JFDP FR
JFDP GR
JFDP VD
Campaign material for a Yes
Campaign material for a No Show all
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (43.70% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (5.5 Yes, 17.5 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
BL
FR
GL
GR
LU
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VS
ZG
Accepted
BS
GE
JU
NE
VD
ZH
Turnout 49.12%
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
Post-vote poll
Full analysis of post-vote poll results PDF (in German)