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 SWITZERLAND

Collective head of state: Federal Council · Governing parties: SVP, SP, FDP, CVP
Legislative elections: National Council, 4-year term, 200 seats, party-list PR:

Party 2015 2011
Schweizerische Volkspartei (SVP)
Swiss People's Party
National conservatism
Right-wing populism
Economic liberalism
 
  
29,4% 65 26,6% 54
Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz (SP)
Social Democratic Party of Switzerland
Social democracy
  

  
18,8% 43 18,7% 46
FDP. Die Liberalen (FDP)
FDP. The Liberals
Liberalism
  

  
16,4% 33 15,1% 30
Christlichdemokratische Volkspartei (CVP)
Christian Democratic People's Party
Christian democracy
  

  
11,6% 27 12,3% 28
Grüne Partei der Schweiz (GPS)
Green Party of Switzerland
Green politics
  

  
7,1% 11 8,4% 15
Grünliberale Partei Schweiz (GLP)
Green Liberal Party Switzerland
Liberalism
Environmentalism 
 
  
4,6% 7 5,4% 12
Bürgerlich-Demokratische Partei Schweiz (BDP)
Civic Democratic Party Switzerland
Conservatism
  
 
  
4,1% 7 5,4% 9
Evangelische Volkspartei (EVP)
Evangelical People's Party
Christian democracy
Social conservatism
Evangelicalism

  
1,9% 2 2,0% 2
Lega dei Ticinesi (LEGA)
League of Ticinesians
Regionalism
Right-wing populism 
 
 
1,0% 2 0,8% 2
Partei der Arbeit der Schweiz (PdA)
Labour Party of Switzerland
Socialism
Communism 

  
0,6% 1 0,5% -
Christlich-Soziale Partei Obwalden (CSPOW)
Christian Social Party Obwalden
Regionalism
Christian democracy 
 
  
0,4% 1 0,4% 1
Mouvement Citoyens Genevois (MCR-MCG)
Geneva Citizens' Movement
Regionalism
Right-wing populism 
 
  
0,3% 1 0,4% 1
Others  3,7% - 4,0% -
Total - 200 - 200
Turnout 48,4% 48,6%

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

Archive: Governments · Elections (1947-2011).