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 SWITZERLAND

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  
    0,5% -
Mouvement Citoyens Genevois (MCR-MCG)
Geneva Citizens' Movement
Regionalism
Right-wing populism 
 
  
    0,4% 1
Christlich-Soziale Partei Obwalden (CSP)
Christian Social Party Obwalden
Regionalism
Christian democracy 
 
  
    0,4% 1
Christlich-Soziale Partei (CSP)
Christian Social Party
Christian left
Environmentalism 
 
  
    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).