Swissvotes Universität Basel année politique suisse

Initiative «Pro Service public»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Pro Service public»
Voting day 05.06.2016
Vote Nº 600
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Transport and infrastructure > Post
Transport and infrastructure > Rail transport
Transport and infrastructure > Telecommunications
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 Konsumentenzeitschriften K-Tipp, Saldo, Bon à Savoir und Spendere Meglio
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 104,197
Time used to collect signatures 457 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 14.038
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 499 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (0 Yes, 196 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (0 Yes, 43 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
EDU
KVP
PdA
SD
No
BDP
CVP
EVP
FDP
FPS
GLP
GPS
Lega
SPS
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 2.2% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
eco
Gem
SBV
SGB
SGV
SSV
TravS
VDK
VöV
VPOD
Schweizerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für die Berggebiete (SAB)
Konferenz der Direktoren des öffentlichen Verkehrs (KöV)
Regierungskonferenz der Gebirgskantone (RKGK)
Schweizer Tourismus-Verband
Konsumentenforum
ProBahn
Deviating party sections
Yes
BDP FR
SVP GR
Free vote
CVP VD
Number of adverts in print media 268
Percentage of adverts for a 'yes' 3%
Analysis of the advertising campaign by Année Politique PDF (in German)
Media coverage: number of articles 274
Media coverage: tonality -38 (predominantly negative)
Media coverage: fög analysis PDF / Link (in German)
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (32.38% 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 46.77%
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 Display the map
Post-vote poll
Full analysis of post-vote poll results PDF (in German)
Technical report PDF (in German)