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Initiative «Volkswahl des Bundesrates»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Volkswahl des Bundesrates»
Voting day 09.06.2013
Vote Nº 570
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area State organisation > Institutions > Government, administration
State organisation > Political system > Electoral system
State organisation > People’s rights
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 SVP
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 108,826
Time used to collect signatures 527 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 12.056
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 212 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (49 Yes, 137 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (5 Yes, 34 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
EDU
KVP
MCG
SVP
No
BDP
CSP
CVP
EVP
FDP
FPS
GLP
GPS
PdA
SD
SPS
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 28.3% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
SGV
TravS
Deviating party sections
No
SVP TG
Free vote
SVP VS
Analysis of the advertising campaign by Année Politique PDF (in German)
Media coverage: number of articles 87
Media coverage: tonality -33 (predominantly negative)
Campaign material for a Yes
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (23.66% 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 39.52%
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
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