• Notes from the Federal Palace

Votes and Elections


Federal referendums

Voting proposals are determined by the Federal Council at least four months before the voting date. No proposals will be put to the vote on 26 November 2017.

Voting dates in 2018:

4 March, 10 June, 23 September and 25 November

All information on the proposals (voting pamphlets, committees, recommendations by Parliament and the Federal Council, electronic voting, etc.) can be found at

Popular initiatives

The list of pending popular initiatives can be found in German at > Aktuell > Wahlen und ­Abstimmungen > Hängige Volksinitiativen.