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Legislative elections: National Council, 4-year term, 200 seats, party-list PR:
           · Head of State: Federal Council (collective head of state) · Government: SP, FDP, CVP, SVP, BDP

Party 2015 2011
Schweizerische Volkspartei (SVP)
Swiss People's Party
National conservatism
Economic liberalism
Right-wing populism 
1971
 
 
 
 
 
    26,6% 54
Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz (SP)
Social Democratic Party of Switzerland
Social democracy
 
 
1888
 
 
PES
SI 
  

 
 
    18,7% 46
FDP. Die Liberalen (FDP)
FDP. The Liberals
Liberalism
 
 
2009
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 

 
 
    15,1% 30
Christlichdemokratische Volkspartei (CVP)
Christian Democratic People's Party
Christian democracy
 
 
1912
 
 
EPP
CDI 
 

 
 
    12,3% 28
Grüne Partei der Schweiz (GPS)
Green Party of Switzerland
Green politics
 
 
1986
 
 
EGP
GG 
 

 
 
    8,4% 15
Grünliberale Partei Schweiz (GLP)
Green Liberal Party Switzerland
Liberalism
Environmentalism
 
2007
 
 
 
 
 
    5,4% 12
Bürgerlich-Demokratische Partei Schweiz (BDP)
Civic Democratic Party Switzerland
Conservatism
 
 
2008
 
 
 
 
 
    5,4% 9
Evangelische Volkspartei (EVP)
Evangelical People's Party
Christian democracy
Social conservatism
Evangelicalism
1919
 
 
ECPM
 
 

 
 
    2,0% 2
Eidgenössische Demokratische Union (EDU)
Federal Democratic Union
Christian right
National conservatism
Social conservatism
1975
 
 
 
 
 
    1,3% -
Lega dei Ticinesi (LdT)
League of Ticinesians
Regionalism
Right-wing populism
 
1991
 
 
 
 
 
    0,8% 2
Partei der Arbeit der Schweiz (PdA)
Labour Party of Switzerland
Socialism
 
 
1944
 
 
EL
 
 

 
 
    0,5% -
Mouvement Citoyens Genevois (MCR-MCG)
Geneva Citizens' Movement
Regionalism
Right-wing populism
 
2005
 
 
 
 
 
    0,4% 1
Christlich-Soziale Partei Obwalden (CSP)
Christian Social Party Obwalden
Regionalism
Christian democracy
 
1956
 
 
 
 
 
    0,4% 1
Christlich-Soziale Partei (CSP)
Christian Social Party
Christian left
Environmentalism
 
1997
 
 
 
 
 
    0,3% -
Others     2,4% -
Total     - 200
Turnout   48,6%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Bundesamt für Statistik (http://www.politik-stat.ch).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1947-2011).