Swiss federal election, 1987

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Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 18 October 1987.[1] The Free Democratic Party remained the largest party in the National Council, winning 51 of the 200 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party 443,617 22.9 51 –3
Christian Democratic People's Party 378,822 19.6 42 0
Social Democratic Party 356,266 18.4 41 –6
Swiss People's Party 213,253 11.0 25 +2
Green Party 94,378 4.9 9 +6
Ring of Independents 80,691 4.2 8 0
Liberal Party 52,532 2.7 9 +1
Swiss Motorists' Party 50,372 2.6 2 New
National Action 49,104 2.5 3 –1
Feminist and Green Alternative Groups 46,405 2.4 1 +1
Evangelical People's Party 37,265 1.9 3 0
Swiss Progressive Organisations 24,343 1.3 3 0
Federal Democratic Union 17,830 0.9 0 0
Swiss Party of Labour 15,528 0.8 1 0
Autonomous Socialist Party 10,879 0.6 1 0
Republican Movement 6,769 0.3 0 –1
Independent Social-Christian Party 5,889 0.3 0 0
Other parties 50,506 2.6 1
Invalid/blank votes 24,007
Total 1,958,456 100 200 0
Registered voters/turnout 4,214,595 46.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Council of the States[edit]

Party Seats +/–
Christian Democratic People's Party 19 +1
Free Democratic Party 14 0
Social Democratic Party 5 –1
Swiss People's Party 4 –1
Liberal Party 3 0
Ring of Independents 1 +1
Total 46 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1895 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1955