Vaud: Politics

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 executive

Conseil d'Etat

 

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

 

Béatrice Métraux

green,

head of the department of institutions and security

Jacqueline de Quattro

liberal-radical,

head of the department of territory and the environment

Anne-Catherine Lyon

socialist,

head of the department of education, youth and culture

Pierre-Yves Maillard

socialist,

president of the council,

head of the department of health and social services

Pascal Broulis

liberal-radical,

head of the department of finance and external relations

Philippe Leuba

liberal-radical,

head of the department of the economy and sports

Nuria Gorrite

socialist,

head of the department of infrastructure and human resources

 

Political news

RSS - Politics

 

For more information on politics in the Canton of Vaud

Chancellery
Cantonal Parliament

Cantonal Council

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