List of members of the National Council of Switzerland, 2007–11

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This is a list of the 200 members of the Swiss National Council for the 2007–2011 legislative term.

The elections were held on October 21, 2007 and the first session of Parliament will open on December 3, 2007. Some changes occurred as a result of the second round of Council of States elections.

Presidency[edit]

Office \ Term 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011
President André Bugnon Chiara Simoneschi Pascale Bruderer Jean-René Germanier
First Vice-President Chiara Simoneschi Pascale Bruderer Jean-René Germanier Hansjörg Walter
Second Vice-President Pascale Bruderer Jean-René Germanier Hansjörg Walter Maya Graf

Elections for 2010/2011 are held in December 2010. Traditionally the previous term's first vice-president is elected president.

The 200 current members[edit]

This list is current as of December 6, 2008.

Name Party Canton URL Note
Fabio Abate FDP.The Liberals Ticino Elected for FDP
Andreas Aebi Swiss People's Party Bern Newly elected.
Ruedi Aeschbacher Evangelical People's Party Zürich [1]
Evi Allemann Social Democratic Party Bern [2]
Kathrin Amacker Christian Democratic People's Party Basel-Landschaft Newly elected.
Viola Amherd Christian Democratic People's Party Valais
Adrian Amstutz Swiss People's Party Bern [3]
Josiane Aubert Social Democratic Party Vaud
Caspar Baader Swiss People's Party Basel-Landschaft
Elvira Bader Christian Democratic People's Party Solothurn
Marlies Bänziger Green Party Zürich Newly elected.
Dominique Baettig Swiss People's Party Jura Newly elected.
Martin Bäumle Green Liberal Party Zürich [4]
Luc Barthassat Christian Democratic People's Party Geneva
Alexander Baumann Swiss People's Party Thurgau
Didier Berberat Social Democratic Party Neuchâtel
Elmar Bigger Swiss People's Party St. Gallen
Attilio Bignasca Ticino League Ticino
Max Binder Swiss People's Party Zürich
Pirmin Bischof Christian Democratic People's Party Solothurn
Roland Borer Swiss People's Party Solothurn Newly elected.
Toni Bortoluzzi Swiss People's Party Zürich
Jacques Bourgeois FDP.The Liberals Fribourg Newly elected; elected for FDP
Daniel Brélaz Green Party Vaud Newly elected.
Pascale Bruderer Social Democratic Party Aargau [5]
Franz Brun Christian Democratic People's Party Lucerne
Toni Brunner Swiss People's Party St. Gallen
Martine Brunschwig Graf FDP.The Liberals Geneva Elected for Liberal Party
Jakob Büchler Christian Democratic People's Party St. Gallen [6]
André Bugnon Swiss People's Party Vaud
Marina Carobbio Guscetti Social Democratic Party Ticino
Ignazio Cassis FDP.The Liberals Ticino Elected for FDP
Sep Cathomas Christian Democratic People's Party Graubünden [7]
Tarzisius Caviezel Christian Democratic People's Party Graubünden Newly elected.
Maurice Chevrier Christian Democratic People's Party Valais [8]
André Daguet Social Democratic Party Bern [9]
Christophe Darbellay Christian Democratic People's Party Valais [10]
Dominique de Buman Christian Democratic People's Party Fribourg
Walter Donzé Evangelical People's Party Bern [11]
Jean Henri Dunant Swiss People's Party Basel-City [12]
Esther Egger-Wyss Christian Democratic People's Party Aargau Newly elected.
Corina Eichenberger-Walther FDP.The Liberals Aargau Elected for FDP
Eduard Engelberger FDP.The Liberals Nidwalden Elected for FDP
Yvette Estermann Swiss People's Party Lucerne
Hildegard Fässler-Osterwalder Social Democratic Party St. Gallen [13]
Charles Favre FDP.The Liberals Vaud [14] Elected for FDP
Laurent Favre FDP.The Liberals Neuchâtel Newly elected; elected for FDP
Hans Fehr Swiss People's Party Zürich [15]
Hans-Jürg Fehr Social Democratic Party Schaffhausen [16]
Jacqueline Fehr Social Democratic Party Zürich [17]
Mario Fehr Social Democratic Party Zürich [18]
Doris Fiala FDP.The Liberals Zürich Newly elected; elected for FDP
Sylvia Flückiger-Bäni Swiss People's Party Aargau Newly elected.
Peter Föhn Swiss People's Party Schwyz
Kurt Fluri FDP.The Liberals Solothurn [19] Elected for FDP
Olivier Français FDP.The Liberals Vaud Newly elected; elected for FDP
Oskar Freysinger Swiss People's Party Valais
Therese Frösch Green Party Bern
Lieni Füglistaller Swiss People's Party Aargau
Brigitta Gadient Conservative Democratic Party Graubünden Elected for SVP
Chantal Galladé Social Democratic Party Zürich [20]
Jean-René Germanier FDP.The Liberals Valais [21] Elected for FDP
Ulrich Giezendanner Swiss People's Party Aargau [22]
Yvonne Gilli Green Party St. Gallen Newly elected.
Bastien Girod Green Party Zürich Newly elected.
Ida Glanzmann-Hunkeler Christian Democratic People's Party Lucerne
Alice Glauser Swiss People's Party Vaud
Walter Glur Swiss People's Party Aargau [23]
Christine Goll Social Democratic Party Zürich
Jean-Pierre Graber Swiss People's Party Bern Newly elected.
Maja Graf Green Party Basel-Landschaft [24]
Edith Graf-Litscher Social Democratic Party Thurgau
Jean-Pierre Grin-Hoffmann Swiss People's Party Vaud Newly elected.
Andreas Gross Social Democratic Party Zürich
Hans Grunder Conservative Democratic Party Bern Newly elected; elected for SVP
Hans Rudolf Gysin FDP.The Liberals Basel-Landschaft Elected for FDP
Brigitte Häberli-Koller Christian Democratic People's Party Thurgau [25]
Ursula Haller Conservative Democratic Party Bern Elected for SVP
Andrea Hämmerle Social Democratic Party Graubünden
Hansjörg Hassler Conservative Democratic Party Graubünden Elected for SVP
Alfred Heer Swiss People's Party Zürich Newly elected.
Bea Heim Social Democratic Party Solothurn [26]
Hugues Hiltpold FDP.The Liberals Geneva Newly elected; elected for FDP
Norbert Hochreutener Christian Democratic People's Party Bern [27]
Antonio Hodgers Green Party Geneva Newly elected.
Urs Hofmann Social Democratic Party Aargau [28]
Gabi Huber FDP.The Liberals Uri Elected for FDP
Ruth Humbel Näf Christian Democratic People's Party Aargau [29]
Thomas Hurter Swiss People's Party Schaffhausen Newly elected.
Jasmin Hutter Swiss People's Party St. Gallen [30]
Markus Hutter FDP.The Liberals Zürich Elected for FDP
Otto Ineichen FDP.The Liberals Lucerne [31] Elected for FDP
Rudolf Joder Swiss People's Party Bern [32]
Francine John-Calame Green Party Neuchâtel
Daniel Jositsch Social Democratic Party Zürich Newly elected.
Hans Kaufmann Swiss People's Party Zürich [33]
Margret Kiener Nellen Social Democratic Party Bern [34]
Hans Killer Swiss People's Party Aargau Newly elected.
Marianne Kleiner FDP.The Liberals Appenzell AR Elected for FDP
Pierre Kohler Christian Democratic People's Party Jura [35]
Josef Kunz Swiss People's Party Lucerne
Anita Lachenmeier-Thüring Green Party Basel-City Newly elected.
Martin Landolt Conservative Democratic Party Glarus Replaced Werner Marti on March 2, 2009
Josef Lang Green Party Zug
Ueli Leuenberger Green Party Geneva [36]
Filippo Leutenegger FDP.The Liberals Zürich [37] Elected for FDP
Susanne Leutenegger Oberholzer Social Democratic Party Basel-Landschaft [38]
Christian Levrat Social Democratic Party Fribourg
Arthur Loepfe Christian Democratic People's Party Appenzell IR [39]
Ricardo Lumengo Social Liberal Movement Bern Newly elected. Elected for SP.
Christian Lüscher FDP.The Liberals Geneva Newly elected; elected for Liberal Party
Ruedi Lustenberger Christian Democratic People's Party Lucerne
Ada Marra Social Democratic Party Vaud Newly elected.
Christa Markwalder Bär FDP.The Liberals Bern [40] Elected for FDP
Ueli Maurer Swiss People's Party Zürich
Lucrezia Meier-Schatz Christian Democratic People's Party St. Gallen [41]
Werner Messmer FDP.The Liberals Thurgau Elected for FDP
Thérèse Meyer Christian Democratic People's Party Fribourg
Christian Miesch Swiss People's Party Basel-Landschaft
Christoph Mörgeli Swiss People's Party Zürich [42]
Tiana Angelina Moser Green Liberal Party Zürich Newly elected.
Geri Müller Green Party Aargau [43]
Philipp Müller FDP.The Liberals Aargau [44] Elected for FDP
Thomas Müller Swiss People's Party Vaud Elected for CVP
Walter Müller FDP.The Liberals St. Gallen [45] Elected for FDP
Felix Müri Swiss People's Party Lucerne [46]
Jacques Neirynck Christian Democratic People's Party Vaud Newly elected.
Roger Nordmann Social Democratic Party Vaud [47]
Ruedi Noser FDP.The Liberals Zürich [48] Elected for FDP
Eric Nussbaumer Social Democratic Party Basel-Landschaft Newly elected.
Guy Parmelin Swiss People's Party Vaud
Fabio Pedrina Social Democratic Party Ticino [49]
Fulvio Pelli FDP.The Liberals Ticino [50] Elected for FDP
Yvan Perrin Swiss People's Party Neuchâtel
Sylvie Perrinjaquet FDP.The Liberals Neuchâtel Newly elected; elected for Liberal Party
Gerhard Pfister Christian Democratic People's Party Zug [51]
Theophil Pfister Swiss People's Party St. Gallen [52]
Katharina Prelicz-Huber Green Party Zürich [53] From September 15, 2008; succeeded to Ruth Genner
Paul Rechsteiner Social Democratic Party St. Gallen Presides the opening of the first session on December 3, 2007 as longest-serving member (since 1986).
Rudolf Rechsteiner Social Democratic Party Basel-City [54]
Lukas Reimann Swiss People's Party St. Gallen [55] Newly elected. Youngest member (born 1982)
Jean-Claude Rennwald Social Democratic Party Jura [56]
André Reymond Swiss People's Party Geneva
Natalie Rickli Swiss People's Party Zürich Newly elected.
Kathy Riklin Christian Democratic People's Party Zürich [57]
Jean-François Rime Swiss People's Party Fribourg
Meinrado Robbiani Christian Democratic People's Party Ticino
Stéphane Rossini Social Democratic Party Valais [58]
Maria Roth-Bernasconi Social Democratic Party Geneva
Claude Ruey FDP.The Liberals Vaud [59] Elected for Liberal Party
Hans Rutschmann Swiss People's Party Zürich [60]
Louis Schelbert Green Party Lucerne [61]
Simon Schenk Swiss People's Party Bern
Silvia Schenker Social Democratic Party Basel-City [62]
Marcel Scherer Swiss People's Party Zug [63]
Ernst Schibli Swiss People's Party Zürich
Barbara Schmid Federer Christian Democratic People's Party Zürich Newly elected.
Roberto Schmidt Christian Democratic People's Party Valais Newly elected.
Johann N. Schneider FDP.The Liberals Bern Elected for FDP
Pirmin Schwander Swiss People's Party Schwyz
Pius Segmüller Christian Democratic People's Party Lucerne Newly elected.
Chiara Simoneschi-Cortesi Christian Democratic People's Party Ticino [64]
Christian van Singer Green Party Vaud Newly elected.
Carlo Sommaruga Social Democratic Party Geneva
Peter Spuhler Swiss People's Party Thurgau [65]
Jürg Stahl Swiss People's Party Zürich [66]
Luzi Stamm Swiss People's Party Aargau [67]
Jean-François Steiert Social Democratic Party Fribourg
Hans Stöckli Social Democratic Party Bern [68]
Doris Stump Social Democratic Party Aargau [69]
Franziska Teuscher Green Party Bern [70]
Anita Thanei Social Democratic Party Zürich
Georges Theiler FDP.The Liberals Lucerne [71] Elected for FDP
Adèle Thorens Goumaz Green Party Vaud Newly elected.
Pierre Triponez FDP.The Liberals Bern [72] Elected for FDP
Andy Tschümperlin Social Democratic Party Schwyz
Pierre-François Veillon Swiss People's Party Vaud
Daniel Vischer Green Party Zürich
Alec von Graffenried Green Party Bern Newly elected.
Christoph von Rotz Swiss People's Party Obwalden Newly elected.
Erich von Siebenthal Swiss People's Party Bern Newly elected.
Eric Voruz Social Democratic Party Vaud Newly elected.
Christian Waber Federal Democratic Union Bern
Hansjörg Walter Swiss People's Party Thurgau [73]
Hansruedi Wandfluh Swiss People's Party Bern [74]
Christian Wasserfallen FDP.The Liberals Bern Newly elected; elected for FDP
Marie-Thérèse Weber-Gobet Christian Social Party Fribourg From December 1, 2008; succeeded to Hugo Fasel
Reto Wehrli Christian Democratic People's Party Schwyz [75]
Thomas Weibel Green Liberal Party Zürich Newly elected.
Hans Widmer Social Democratic Party Lucerne [76]
Walter Wobmann Swiss People's Party Solothurn [77]
Brigit Wyss Green Party Solothurn Newly elected.
Ursula Wyss Social Democratic Party Bern [78]
Markus Zemp Christian Democratic People's Party Aargau [79]
Josef Zisyadis Alternative Left Vaud [80] Elected for PdA. Replaced Marianne Huguenin who resigned before the first session.
Bruno Zuppiger Swiss People's Party Zürich [81]

Retired or deceased members[edit]

Name Party Canton Note
Marianne Huguenin Swiss Party of Labour Vaud Resigned on November 1, 2007, prior to first session; succeeded by Josef Zisyadis.
Ruth Genner Green Party Zürich Resigned September 14, 2008; succeeded by Katharina Prelicz-Huber
Hugo Fasel Christian Social Party Fribourg Resigned November 30, 2008, succeeded by Marie-Thérèse Weber-Gobet
Werner Marti Social Democratic Party Glarus

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