Swiss federal election, 1975

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Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 26 October 1975.[1] The Social Democratic Party emerged as the largest party in the National Council, winning 55 of the 200 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 480,396 24.9 55 +9
Free Democratic Party 428,919 22.2 47 –2
Christian Democratic People's Party 407,286 21.1 46 +2
Swiss People's Party 192,053 9.9 21 –2
Ring of Independents 117,217 6.1 11 –2
Republican Movement 57,192 3.0 4 –3
National Action 47,796 2.5 2 –2
Liberal Democratic Union 47,256 2.4 6 0
Swiss Party of Labour 45,799 2.4 4 –1
Evangelical People's Party 37,959 2.0 3 0
Swiss Progressive Organisations 19,173 1.0 0 0
Federal Democratic Union 6,717 0.3 0
Autonomous Socialist Party 6,706 0.3 1 +1
Independent Social-Christian Party 2,883 0.1 0 0
Vaud People's Movement for the Environment 1,246 0.1 0
Other parties 32,789 1.7 0
Invalid/blank votes 24,353
Total 1,955,740 100 200 0
Registered voters/turnout 3,735,037 52.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Council of the States[edit]

Party Seats +/–
Christian Democratic People's Party 17 0
Free Democratic Party 15 0
Swiss People's Party 5 0
Social Democratic Party 5 +1
Liberal Democratic Union 1 –1
Ring of Independents 1 0
Total 44 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1895 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1954