Social Liberal Movement

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Social Liberal Movement
German name Sozial-Liberale Bewegung
French name Mouvement socio-libéral
Italian name Movimento social-liberale
President Samuel Schmid
Founded 23 April 2011
Headquarters Balderstrasse 13
3007 Berne
Ideology Social conservatism [1]
Colours Orange
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Website
www.slb-schweiz.ch
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The Social Liberal Movement (German: Sozial-Liberale Bewegung, SLB; French: Mouvement socio-libéral, MSL; Italian: Movimento social-liberale, MSL) is a social conservative[1] party in Switzerland. Founded in 2011, the SLB has one member of the National Council.

The party was founded by Samuel Schmid on 23 April 2011.[2] Schmid, a member of the Grand Council of Aargau originally elected for the right-wing Federal Democratic Union, was joined in June 2011 by Ricardo Lumengo, a member of the National Council originally elected for the centre-left Social Democratic Party.

The party has branches in Aargau, Bern, and Zurich, and claims to have hundreds of members.[3]

The party failed to have any representatives elected at the 2011 federal election: winning 0.5% of the vote in Aargau and 0.3% of the vote in Bern.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Foppa, Daniel (23 April 2011), "Und noch eine soziale und liberale Partei", Tagesanzeiger (in German), retrieved 3 Sep 2011 
  2. ^ (German) "Grossrat Samuel Schmid gründet eine neue Partei". Aargauer Zeitung. 23 April 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  3. ^ (French) "Fédérales 2011: Lumengo en lice pour le Mouvement socio-libéral". Tribune de Genève. 16 June 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

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