Parliamentary 2011


Elections to the Federal Assembly took place on 23 October 2011.

National Council

Swiss People’s Party (SVP/UDC) 54
Social Democratic Party (SPS/PSS) 46
FDP.The Liberals (FDP/PLR) 30
Christian Democratic People’s Party (CVP/PDC) 28
Green Party (GPS/PES) 15
Green Liberal Party (GLP/PVL) 12
Conservative Democratic Party (BDP/PBD) 9
Evangelical People’s Party (EVP/PEV) 2
Ticino League (Lega, LdT) 2
Christian Social Party (CSP/PCS) 1
Geneva Citizens’ Movement (Ü/A) 1
Total 200

Council of States

Christian Democratic People’s Party (CVP/PDC) 13
Social Democratic Party (SPS/PSS) 11
FDP.The Liberals (FDP/PLR) 11
Swiss People’s Party (SVP/UDC) 5
Green Party (GPS/PES) 2
Green Liberal Party (GLP/PVL) 2
Conservative Democratic Party (BDP/PBD) 1
Geneva Citizens’ Movement (Ü/A) 1
Total 46

Votes: 2,410,125
Turnout: 49.1%

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