Parliamentary 2007


Elections to the Federal Assembly took place on 21 October 2007.

National Council

Swiss People’s Party (SVP/UDC) 62
Social Democratic Party (SPS/PSS) 43
Free Democratic Party 31
Christian Democratic People’s Party (CVP/PDC) 31
Green Party (GPS/PES) 20
Liberal Party 4
Green Liberal Party (GLP/PVL) 3
Evangelical People’s Party (EVP/PEV) 2
Federal Democratic Union 1
Party of Labour (PdA/PdL) 1
Ticino League (Lega/LdT) 1
Christian Social Party (CSP/PCS) 1
Total 200

Council of States

Christian Democratic People’s Party (CVP/PDC) 15
FDP.The Liberals (FDP/PLR) 12
Social Democratic Party (SPS/PSS) 9
Swiss People’s Party (SVP/UDC) 7
Green Party (GPS/PES) 2
(GLP) 1
Total *46

*includes seats from second round run-offs

Votes : 2,317,911
Turnout: 48.9%

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