• Notes from the Federal Palace

Votes and Elections

25.05.2020 – 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.

Popular initiatives

The following federal popular initiatives have already been launched at the time of going to press:

  • Federal Popular Initiative “Micro-tax on cashless payment transactions”
  • Federal Popular Initiative “For a better life in retirement (Initiative for a 13th month’s pension)”

Please see the Federal Chancellery’s information on pending popular initiatives: > Politische Rechte > Volksinitiativen > Hängige Volksinitiativen