Swiss insurance referendum, 1890
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A referendum on accident and health insurance was held in Switzerland on 2 October 1890. Voters were asked whether they approved of a federal resolution on amending the constitution with regards to accident and health insurance. It was approved by a majority of voters and cantons.
The referendum was a mandatory referendum, which as it pertained to the constitution, required both a majority of voters and cantons, as opposed to an optional referendum, which required only a majority of the public vote.
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