Basic income, in vitro babies and asylum reform

On June 5, 2016, voters decided against introducing an unconditional basic income for all, public services reform and boosting road finance. Plans to speed up asylum procedures and a law on preimplantation genetic screening were approved

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Ministers Maurer, Sommaruga and Leuthard were pleased at the post-vote press conference that Swiss citizens took their advice on all national issues
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Unconditional basic income
How much would be given would be worked out later by lawmakers
Daniel Häni posing in front of a campaign photo that went round the world. In October 2013, eight million shiny copper coins were dumped in front of the Swiss parliament building  
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Asylum reform
The trials to speed up the asylum procedures at a new centre have been successful according experts
Staff at the test centre take on the roles during a "hearing" of an asylum seeker during the tour for journalists
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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis
Between 500 and 1,000 couples per year will be eligible for preimplantation genetic testing in Switzerland under the revised law.
Progress, or a step too far? With its ethical implications, the preimplantation diagnosis issue goes far beyond left versus right.
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Boosting public services
In 2015 Swiss Post employed around 62,000 people and generated a profit of CHF645 million
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Road traffic funding
Voters decide whether all the revenue from the mineral oil tax should go towards road infrastructure 
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About 5.2 million Swiss citizens, including registered members of the Swiss Abroad community, were eligible to take part in the June 5, 2016 ballot.

Votes on a broad range of issues, as well as elections, also took place in many cantons and communes across the country.

It was the second in a series of up to four nationwide ballots this year.