The Evangelical People’s Party of Switzerland

Published 24th September, 2011

German: Evangelische Volkspartei der Schweiz
French: Parti Evangelique Suisse
Italian: Partito Evangelico Svizzero
Romansh: Partida evangelica da la Svizra

The Evangelical People’s Party of Switzerland was founded in 1919 as a Christian protestant party advocating a social market economy. They describe themselves as cebtrist and believe in christian democracy, protestantism and social conservatism.

The party has stood in every election since 1947, taking one, two or three seats in the National Council or lower house. The rarely exceed 2% of the vote, but in 2003 they took 2.3% of the vote and in 2007 they took 2.4%.

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