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Initiative «Energie- statt Mehrwertsteuer»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Energie- statt Mehrwertsteuer»
Voting day 08.03.2015
Vote Nº 591
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Öffentliche Finanzen > Steuerwesen > Indirekte Steuern
Energie > Energiepolitik
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 GLP
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 108,018
Time used to collect signatures 551 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 13.095
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 310 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (27 Yes, 171 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (3 Yes, 40 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
GLP
GPS
No
BDP
CSP
CVP
EDU
EVP
FDP
FPS
KVP
Lega
MCG
PdA
SD
SPS
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 13.8% (Details)
Media coverage: fög analysis PDF / Link (in German)
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (8.03% 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 42.06%
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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