• Notes from the Federal Palace

Elections et votations


Federal referenda

The federal elections (National Council elections) will take place on 18 October 2015 as the last ballot of the year. You can find information, instructions, useful facts and further links at – the joint website of the Federal Chancellery, Parliamentary Services, the Federal Statistical Office and

Voting dates in 2016:

28 February / 5 June / 25 September / 27 November

Popular initiatives

At the time of going to press, no new federal popular initiatives had been launched since publication of the last issue of “Swiss Review”.

The list of pending popular initiatives can be found at