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Initiative «AHVplus: für eine starke AHV»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «AHVplus: für eine starke AHV»
Voting day 25.09.2016
Vote Nº 606
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area Social policy > Social security > Old-age and survivors' insurance
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 Gewerkschaften
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 111,683
Time used to collect signatures 280 days
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 14.087
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Duration of proceedings 394 days
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (53 Yes, 139 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (9 Yes, 33 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
GPS
PdA
SD
SPS
No
BDP
CVP
EDU
EVP
FDP
FPS
GLP
KVP
SVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 26.9% (Details)
Recommendations by others
Yes
SGB
TravS
VPOD
No
eco
SAV
SGV
Deviating party sections
Free vote
SVP JU
Number of adverts in print media 539
Percentage of adverts for a 'yes' 34%
Media coverage: number of articles 202
Media coverage: tonality -16 (predominantly negative)
Media coverage: fög analysis PDF / Link (in German)
Campaign material for a Yes
Campaign material for a No
Vote
Voting result Rejected
People Rejected (40.60% Yes)
Cantons Rejected (5.0 Yes, 18.0 No)
Rejected
AG
AI
AR
BE
BL
BS
FR
GL
GR
LU
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
UR
VS
ZG
ZH
Accepted
GE
JU
NE
TI
VD
Turnout 43.13%
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)