Swiss federal election, 1925

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Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 25 October 1925.[1] The Free Democratic Party remained the largest party in the National Council, winning 60 of the 198 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

National Council[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party 206,485 27.8 60 0
Social Democratic Party 192,208 25.8 49 +6
Swiss Conservative People's Party 155,467 20.9 42 –2
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 113,512 15.3 30 –4
Liberal Democratic Party 22,217 3.0 7 –3
Democratic Group 16,362 2.2 5 +2
Communist Party 14,387 2.0 3 +1
Evangelical People's Party 6,888 0.9 1 0
Liberal Socialist Party 1,602 0.2 0 0
Grütli Union 427 0.1 0 0
Other parties 13,674 1.8 1 0
Invalid/blank votes 20,915
Total 764,594 100 198 0
Registered voters/turnout 995,551 76.8
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Council of States[edit]

In several cantons the members of the Council of States were chosen by the cantonal parliaments.[3]

Party Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party 21 –2
Swiss Conservative People's Party 18 +1
Social Democratic Party 2 +1
Democratic Group 1 0
Liberal Democratic Party 1 0
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 1 0
Other parties 0 0
Total 44 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1894 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1953
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1956