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Initiative zur Aufhebung der Wehrpflicht

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Ja zur Aufhebung der Wehrpflicht»
Voting day 22.09.2013
Vote Nº 572
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Security policy > Armed forces > Military organisation
Description by Année Politique Suisse Link (in German / French)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators GSoA
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 106,995
Time used to collect signatures 548 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 12.073
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 189 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (57 Yes, 128 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (8 Yes, 32 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CSP
GPS
SPS
No
BDP
CVP
EDU
EVP
FDP
FPS
GLP
KVP
Lega
MCG
PdA
SD
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 27.4% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
eco
SBV
SGV
None
SGB
Deviating party sections
No
CSP VS
Number of adverts in print media 164
Percentage of adverts for a 'yes' 1%
Analysis of the advertising campaign by Année Politique PDF (in German)
Media coverage: number of articles 85
Media coverage: tonality -34 (predominantly negative)
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (26.79% 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 46.89%
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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