Articles: #elections

Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up!

  Yesterday, two women were elected to Federal Council, in an unsurprising election result. Find out all about Karin Keller Sutter and Viola Amherd, their history and their policies, o...

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Swiss Up! - Proportional representation in elections

Swiss Up! - Proportional representation in elections

Swiss Up!

On today's episode of Swiss Up! Dario walks us through how national elections came to use proportional representation - how did it start, why did it start, and is it a good thing? And if propor...

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Swiss Up! - How does the Swiss democratic process work?

Swiss Up! - How does the Swiss democratic process work?

Swiss Up!

You probably know that the Swiss are called to vote on many different issues several times a year. But how exactly does it work? Who decides what get's voted on and what are the shortcomings of...

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