• Notes from the Federal Palace

Elections et votations

16.09.2020 – FDFA

The Federal Council determines voting proposals at least four months before the voting date.

Everything you need to know about voting proposals (voting pamphlets, committees, recommendations by Parliament and the Federal Council etc.) is available at or via the Federal Chancellery’s VoteInfo app.

On 1 July 2020, the Federal Council determined the proposals that are to be put to voters on 29 November 2020 (see

  • Federal Popular Initiative “For responsible businesses – protecting human rights and the environment”;
  • Federal Popular Initiative “For a ban on financing war material manufacturers”.

The list of pending popular initiatives is available in German at > Politische Rechte > Volksinitiativen > Hängige Volksinitiativen