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Initiative für ein Verhüllungsverbot «Burka-Initiative»

General information
Official title Volksinitiative «Ja zum Verhüllungsverbot»
Keyword «Burka-Initiative»
Voting day 07.03.2021
Vote Nº 638
Legal form Popular initiative
Policy area State organisation > Legal system > Fundamental rights
State organisation > Legal system > Criminal law
Culture, religion and media > Religion - churches
Description by Année Politique Suisse Link (in German / French)
Text subject to vote PDF (in German)
Official Chronology Link (in German)
Submission
Initiators "Egerkinger Komitee" mit Mitgliedern der SVP, der EDU und der FDP
Preliminary examination PDF (in German)
Signatures 105,553
Success PDF
Pre-parliamentary phase
Federal Council dispatch PDF (in German)
Position of the Federal Council Reject
Parliamentary phase
Item Nº 19.023
Parliamentary debate PDF / Link (in German / French)
Parliament's position Reject
Position of the National Council Reject (77 Yes, 113 No)
Position of the Council of States Reject (7 Yes, 36 No)
Public campaign
Explanatory brochure PDF (in German)
Recommendations by parties
Yes
EDU
SD
SVP
No
FDP
GLP
GPS
KVP
Mitte
PdA
SPS
Free vote
EVP
Electoral share of 'yes' camp 26.7% (Details)
Recommendations by others
No
SBK
SSV
TravS
VPOD
Schweizerischer Rat der Religionen
Evangelisch-reformierte Kirche Schweiz
Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund
Katholischer Frauenbund
Alliance F
Operation Libero
Amnesty International
Eidgenössische Kommission gegen Rassismus
Schweizer Tourismus-Verband
Free vote
Schweizerische Evangelische Allianz
Deviating party sections
Yes
EVP GR
EVP LU
FDP FR
FDP VD
JFDP VD
Free vote
FDP GL
Number of adverts in print media 17
Percentage of adverts for a 'yes' 88%
Analysis of the advertising campaign by Année Politique PDF (in German)
Media coverage: number of articles 364
Media coverage: tonality -10 (predominantly negative)
Media coverage: fög analysis PDF / Link (in German)
Vote
Voting result Accepted
People Accepted (51.21% Yes)
Cantons Accepted (18.0 Yes, 5.0 No)
Rejected
AR
BE
BS
GE
GR
ZH
Accepted
AG
AI
BL
FR
GL
JU
LU
NE
NW
OW
SG
SH
SO
SZ
TG
TI
UR
VD
VS
ZG
Turnout 51.40%
Overview of voting result by the Federal Chancellery Link (in German)
Interactive map by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office Display the map