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Votes and Elections

22.11.2018

Federal referendums

Proposals submitted to a popular vote are determined by the Federal Council at least four months before the voting date. The following proposal will be put to the vote on 10 February 2019:

  • Stop urban sprawl – for sustainable urban development (Urban sprawl initiative)

Other voting dates in 2019: 19 May, 20 October, 24 November

All information on the proposals (voting pamphlets, committees, recommendations by parliament and the Federal Council, electronic voting, etc.) can be found at www.admin.ch/votes.

For information about the National Council elections of 20 October 2019, visit www.ch.ch/en/elections2019

Popular initiatives

The following federal popular initiative has been launched at the time of going to press (deadline for the collection of signatures in brackets):

  • ‘For lower premiums – a cost brake in the healthcare system’ (16.04.2020)

The list of pending popular initiatives can be found in German at www.bk.admin.ch > Politische Rechte > Volksinitiativen > Hängige Volksinitiativen

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