Zurich mayor proposes right to vote for non-SwissJuly 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 partiesJune 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 supportMay 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.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 lawMay 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 riggingMay 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 constitutionMay 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 catastropheApril 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 thresholdApril 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 changesMarch 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 banMarch 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 wageFeb. 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 nightsJan. 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.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 CouncilDec. 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 todayDec. 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 weekendNov. 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 cantonsNov. 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 voidNov. 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 firstOct. 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 pollsSept. 24, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
Yesterday’s votes went the way the pollsters predicted.
Swiss vote on burka bans and World Economic Forum fundingSept. 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 votesSept. 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 pricesSept. 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...