Zurich mayor proposes right to vote for non-Swiss

Zurich mayor proposes right to vote for non-Swiss

July 19, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
The mayor of Zurich says she wants to give non-Swiss the right to vote in local elections.
Younger voters drive gains for environmental parties

Younger voters drive gains for environmental parties

June 7, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
In the run-up to parliamentary elections in October, environmental parties are performing strongly in the polls.
Environmental parties increasingly gather voter support

Environmental parties increasingly gather voter support

May 29, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
The latest opinion polls ahead of parliamentary elections in October show voters are increasingly leaning to environm...
Election worker questioned by police in Geneva, released.

Election worker questioned by police in Geneva, released.

May 14, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
A worker who was being questioned by police over alleged vote manipulation at the Geneva election services office has...
Court refuses to suspend new secular law

Court refuses to suspend new secular law

May 14, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
It will remain illegal in Geneva for public workers to wear religious symbols.
Geneva worker questioned over possible vote rigging

Geneva worker questioned over possible vote rigging

May 10, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Geneva police have raided the offices of the canton’s elections services while they investigate reports an empl...
Campaigners move to write climate change action into constitution

Campaigners move to write climate change action into constitution

May 1, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A major initiative has been launched to lock climate change into the constitution.
New Geneva tax law vote could lead to catastrophe

New Geneva tax law vote could lead to catastrophe

April 18, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
It will be catastrophic for canton Geneva if voters reject a new tax law next month. 
Health insurance reform proposal misses signature threshold

Health insurance reform proposal misses signature threshold

April 17, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Two people’s initiatives aimed at reforming the Swiss health insurance market have failed to obtain enough sign...
Switzerland likely to vote on biannual clock changes

Switzerland likely to vote on biannual clock changes

March 27, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
It’s likely voters will have the final say on whether Switzerland will follow the EU on abolishing changing the...
Government hopes burka law will see off national ban

Government hopes burka law will see off national ban

March 18, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The government has published its plan it hopes will see off an upcoming national vote which seeks to ban all face-cov...
Geneva to vote on world's highest minimum wage

Geneva to vote on world's highest minimum wage

Feb. 28, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
The Geneva government says there will a vote in the canton to bring in a minimum wage after campaigners collected eno...
Geneva night buses services voted to run on Thursday nights

Geneva night buses services voted to run on Thursday nights

Jan. 16, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A Geneva group - the Night Collective – calling for better nightlife in the city is asking for an extension of ...
Green party launch anti-sprawl initiative.

Green party launch anti-sprawl initiative.

Jan. 9, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
The Young Green party officially launched their campaign to stop urban sprawl yesterday in Bern.
No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
In the end there were no surprises at yesterday’s votes.
Two women to be voted onto Federal Council today

Two women to be voted onto Federal Council today

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Its likely parliament will vote two women onto the Federal Council later today.
Swiss to vote on 'Swiss Law First' this weekend

Swiss to vote on 'Swiss Law First' this weekend

Nov. 23, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
Voters will be going to the polls this Sunday to make a series of decisions for the country, their canton and commune.
Protest in Moutier over vote to switch cantons

Protest in Moutier over vote to switch cantons

Nov. 12, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Up to 10,000 marched in the town of Moutier on Friday night, protesting the decision to annul the vote which had seem...
Moutier vote to change cantons void

Moutier vote to change cantons void

Nov. 6, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Election officials have declared last year’s vote in the town of Moutier void. Locals were voting to decide if ...
Swiss People's Party campaign puts Switzerland first

Swiss People's Party campaign puts Switzerland first

Oct. 3, 2018, 7:39 a.m.
The Swiss People’s Party have launched their campaign ahead of a vote in November.
Food initiatives rejected at polls

Food initiatives rejected at polls

Sept. 24, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
Yesterday’s votes went the way the pollsters predicted.
Swiss vote on burka bans and World Economic Forum funding

Swiss vote on burka bans and World Economic Forum funding

Sept. 24, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
In other votes across the country, Sankt Gallen is now the second canton after Ticino to ban full face coverings.
Food dominates this weekend's votes

Food dominates this weekend's votes

Sept. 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Citizens go to the polls this weekend for a series of federal and cantonal votes.
Retailers say vote could lead to higher food prices

Retailers say vote could lead to higher food prices

Sept. 4, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Later this month, voters will be asked if they want all food to be sold in Switzerland to be farmed organically and s...
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