Election time On the way to parliament Prospective cabinet candidate, Micheline Calmy-Rey, arrives at parliament with Social Democratic Party president, Christiane Brunner, on December 4, 2002. Keystone Counting the votes Calmy-Rey won the race in the fifth round with 131 votes. Keystone The swearing in Micheline Calmy-Rey is sworn in as Switzerland's 106th cabinet minister. swissinfo.ch Congratulations The loser, Fribourg's Ruth Lüthi, congratulates Calmy-Rey. Keystone Welcome The new minister is welcomed by her cabinet colleagues. Keystone With grandchild Calmy-Rey celebrates with her grand-daughter Deborah. Keystone Meeting the public Calmy-Rey emerges from parliament to public applause. Keystone The government welcomes a new member This content was published on May 9, 2006 - 10:33 May 9, 2006 - 10:33 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Follow us on Telegram You can now also read us on Telegram. Follow this link to subscribe to our channel!