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Initiative für die Volkswahl des Bundesrates

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «für die Volkswahl des Bundesrates und die Vermehrung der Mitgliederzahl»
Voting day 04.11.1900
Vote Nº 58
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)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators Katholisch-Konservative und Sozialdemokratische Partei
Signatures 56,031
Time used to collect signatures 200 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 1900_004
Parliamentary debate PDF
Duration of proceedings 272 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (33 Yes, 79 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (7 Yes, 28 No)
Public campaign
Recommendations by parties
Yes
SPS
No
FDP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 9.6% (Details)
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (35.04% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (8.0 Yes, 14.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
BL
BS
GE
GR
LU
NE
SG
SH
SO
TG
VD
ZH
Accepted
FR
GL
NW
OW
SZ
TI
UR
VS
ZG
Turnout 58.81%
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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