Votes and Elections

Federal referenda

Voting proposals are determined by the Federal Council at least four months before the voting date.

Further voting date: 27 November 2016.

All information on the proposals (voting pamphlets, committees, recommendations of Parliament and the Federal Council, electronic voting, etc.) can be found at www.admin.ch/votes.

Popular initiatives

The following new federal popular initiatives had been launched at the time of going to press (deadline for the collection of signatures in brackets):

  • “For a reasonable paternity leave – for the benefit of the whole family” (24.11.2017)

The list of pending popular initiatives can be found at www.bk.admin.ch under Aktuell > Wahlen und Abstimmungen > Hängige Volksinitiativen.

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