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Initiative «gegen die Heiratsstrafe»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Für Ehe und Familie – gegen die Heiratsstrafe»
Voting day 28.02.2016
Vote Nº 596
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Soziale Fragen – Sozialpolitik > Soziale Gruppen > Familienpolitik
Öffentliche Finanzen > Steuerwesen
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 CVP
Signatures 120,161
Time used to collect signatures 552 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 13.085
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 604 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (85 Yes, 107 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (20 Yes, 25 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
CVP
EDU
EVP
FPS
MCG
SD
SVP
No
BDP
CSP
FDP
GLP
GPS
PdA
SPS
Free vote
Lega
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 44.5% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
FDK
SBK
Schweizerischer Bäuerinnen- und Landfrauenverband
No
eco
SGB
SGV
Deviating party sections
Yes
BDP AG
BDP BL
No
JCVP ZH
Free vote
BDP SG
Campaign material for a Yes
Campaign material for a No
Analysis of the advertising campaign PDF (in German)
Media coverage: fög analysis PDF / Link (in German)
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (49.16% Yes)
Cantons Accepted (16.5 Yes, 6.5 No)
Rejected
AR
BE
BL
BS
GE
GR
VD
ZH
Accepted
AG
AI
FR
GL
JU
LU
NE
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VS
ZG
Turnout 63.25%
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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