25th November 2018 - Popular vote in Switzerland
25th November 2018 - Popular vote in Switzerland - Results
On 25 November Switzerland voted on a range of issues, such as the welfare of agricultural animals (Horned Cow Initiative), the statutory basis for social welfare investigators to monitor claimants, and giving the Swiss Constitution precedence over international law (Self-Determination Initiative).
‘For the dignity of farm animals’ (Horned Cow Initiative): Rejected by 54.7%
‘Swiss law, not foreign judges’ (Self-determination Initiative): Rejected by 66.2%
Statutory basis for monitoring claimants: Accepted by 64.7%
It is the fourth and final set of popular votes this year. You can find out more about democracy in Switzerland at: www.ch.ch/democracy.
An overview of the debate around the proposed social welfare law can be viewed on the Swiss Review website here >