Elections 2015

Switzerland’s parliament has shifted to the right – this is the outcome of the federal elections of October 18, 2015. The main winner: the conservative right Swiss People’s Party, with almost 30% of the vote and 11 extra seats in the House of Representatives. 

Eidgenössische Wahlen 2015 – ein Dossier von swissinfo.ch
Final results
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Insights on the issues
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Swiss Abroad
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The parties' positions
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Swiss politics, explained
Infographics
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From the archives: the 2011 elections
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The two chamber system How parliamentary elections work in Switzerland

Every four years the Swiss elect political representatives. Parliament is split into two chambers to balance the interests of the different cantons.

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