The Canton of Vaud encourages all Swiss abroad and especially expatriates from Vaud to participate in Swiss political life. To keep in touch with the latest news from the canton, follow developments on canton Vaud's website at vd.ch or on twitter: @EtatdeVaud where you will find all press releases and press conferences.
The Cantonal Council constitutes the government of canton Vaud. It is made up of seven Cantonal Councillors, each of whom is also a head of department. In accordance with the cantonal constitution, the Cantonal Council has set out a legislative programme for the 2012-2017 legislative period.
From left to right
head of the department of institutions and security
Jacqueline de Quattro
head of the department of territory and the environment
head of the department of education, youth and culture
president of the council,
head of the department of health and social services
head of the department of finance and external relations
head of the department of the economy and sports
head of the department of infrastructure and human resources
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