List of members of the National Council of Switzerland, 2003–07

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This is a list of the 200 members of the Swiss National Council for the term 2003-2007.

The elections were held on October 19, 2003 and the first session opened on December 1, 2003. The final autumn session was held September 17 - October 5, 2007 and the elections for the next term on October 21, 2007.

For the abbreviations, see Political parties of Switzerland

See also: Presidents of the National Council of Switzerland, members of the Council of States.

Name Party Canton URL Note
Fabio Abate FDP/PRD Ticino
Ruedi Aeschbacher EVP Zurich [1]
Evi Allemann SPS/PSS Berne [2]
Viola Amherd CVP/PDC Valais Since May 31, 2005; succeeded to Jean-Michel Cina
Adrian Amstutz SVP/UDC Berne [3]
Josiane Aubert SPS/PSS Vaud Since June 4, 2007, succeeded by Pierre Salvi
Caspar Baader SVP/UDC Basel-Land
Elvira Bader CVP/PDC Solothurn
Boris Banga SPS/PSS Solothurn
Luc Barthassat CVP/PDC Geneva Since May 30, 2005; succeeded to Jean-Philippe Maitre
Alexander Baumann SVP/UDC Thurgau
Martin Bäumle GLP Zurich [4]
Serge Beck LPS/PLS Vaud
Didier Berberat SPS/PSS Neuchâtel
Urs Bernhardsgrütter GPS St. Gallen [5] Since June 6, 2006; succeeded to Pia Hollenstein
Duri Bezzola FDP/PRD Graubünden Resigned March 2007, succeeded by Jürg Michel
Elmar Bigger SVP/UDC St. Gallen
Attilio Bignasca Lega Ticino
Max Binder SVP/UDC Zurich President 2003/2004
Christoph Blocher SVP/UDC Zurich Presided the opening of the first session on December 1, 2003 as longest-serving member; Elected to the Federal Council in December 2003; succeeded by Hans Rutschmann
Roland Borer SVP/UDC Solothurn
Toni Bortoluzzi SVP/UDC Zurich
Pascale Bruderer SPS/PSS Aargau [6]
Franz Brun CVP/PDC Lucerne
Toni Brunner SVP/UDC St. Gallen
Martine Brunschwig Graf LPS/PLS Geneva
Jakob Büchler CVP/PDC St. Gallen [7]
André Bugnon SVP/UDC Vaud Vice-President 2006/2007, Second Vice-President 2005/2006
Cécile Bühlmann GPS Lucerne [8] Resigned March 4, 2006; succeeded by Louis Schelbert
Dominique de Buman CVP/PDC Fribourg
Gerold Bührer FDP/PRD Schaffhausen [9]
Didier Burkhalter FDP/PRD Neuchâtel
Marina Carobbio Guscetti SPS/PSS Ticino Since June 6, 2007, succeeded to Franco Cavalli
Ignazio Cassis FDP/PRD Ticino Since June 4, 2007, succeeded to Laura Sadis
Sep Cathomas CVP/PDC Graubünden [10]
Franco Cavalli SPS/PSS Ticino Resigned June 2007, succeeded by Marina Carobbio Guscetti
Liliane Chappuis SPS/PSS Fribourg Since March 5, 2007; succeeded to Erwin Jutzet; died June 25, 2007; succeeded by Jean-François Steiert
Maurice Chevrier CVP/PDC Valais [11]
Yves Christen FDP/PRD Vaud [12] Resigned December 4, 2006; succeeded by Isabelle Moret
Jean-Michel Cina CVP/PDC Valais [13] Until May 30, 2005; succeeded by Viola Amherd
Fernand Cuche GPS Neuchâtel Resigned May 30, 2005; succeeded by Francine John-Calame
André Daguet SPS/PSS Berne [14]
Christophe Darbellay CVP/PDC Valais [15]
Walter Donzé EVP Berne [16]
Marlyse Dormond Béguelin SPS/PSS Vaud
Jean Henri Dunant SVP/UDC Basel-Stadt [17]
John Dupraz FDP/PRD Geneva
Christine Egerszegi-Obrist FDP/PRD Aargau President 2006/2007, Vice-President 2005/2006
Jacques-Simon Eggly LPS/PLS Geneva
Eduard Engelberger FDP/PRD Nidwalden
Hugo Fasel CSP Fribourg
Hildegard Fässler-Osterwalder SPS/PSS St. Gallen [18]
Jean Fattebert SVP/UDC Vaud
Charles Favre FDP/PRD Vaud [19]
Hans Fehr SVP/UDC Zurich [20]
Hans-Jürg Fehr SPS/PSS Schaffhausen [21]
Jacqueline Fehr SPS/PSS Zurich [22]
Mario Fehr SPS/PSS Zurich
Leni Flüglistaller SVP/UDC Aargau Since May 30, 2005; succeeded to Christian Speck
Kurt Fluri FDP/PRD Solothurn [23]
Peter Föhn SVP/UDC Schwyz
Oskar Freysinger SVP/UDC Valais
Therese Frösch GPS Berne
Brigitta Gadient SVP/UDC Graubünden
Chantal Galladé SPS/PSS Zurich [24]
Valérie Garbani SPS/PSS Neuchâtel
Ruth Genner GPS Zurich [25]
Jean-René Germanier FDP/PRD Valais [26]
Ulrich Giezendanner SVP/UDC Aargau [27]
Ida Glanzmann-Hunkeler CVP/PDC Lucerne Since September 2006, succeeded to Josef Leu
Jean-Paul Glasson FDP/PRD Fribourg [28]
Walter Glur SVP/UDC Aargau [29]
Christine Goll SPS/PSS Zurich
Maya Graf GPS Basel-Land [30][permanent dead link]
Andreas Gross SPS/PSS Zurich
Jost Gross SPS/PSS Thurgau Died May 6, 2005; succeeded by Edith Graf-Litscher
Yves Guisan FDP/PRD Vaud
Paul Günter SPS/PSS Bern
Felix Gutzwiller FDP/PRD Zurich
Josy Gyr-Steiner SPS/PSS Schwyz Resigned April 10, 2007 (died April 18, 2007); succeeded by Andy Tschümperlin
Hans Rudolf Gysin FDP/PRD Basel-Landschaft
Remo Gysin SPS/PSS Basel-Stadt
Brigitte Häberli-Koller CVP/PDC Thurgau [31][permanent dead link]
Barbara Haering SPS/PSS Zurich [32]
Ursula Haller SVP/UDC Berne
Andrea Hämmerle SPS/PSS Graubünden
Hansjörg Hassler SVP/UDC Graubünden
Rolf Hegetschweiler FDP/PRD Zurich [33]
Bea Heim SPS/PSS Solothurn [34]
Bernhard Hess SD Berne [35]
Norbert Hochreutener CVP/PDC Berne [36]
Urs Hofmann SPS/PSS Aargau [37]
Pia Hollenstein GPS St. Gallen [38] Resigned in June 2006; succeeded by Urs Bernhardsgrütter
Gabi Huber FDP/PRD Uri
Vreni Hubmann SPS/PSS Zurich
Marianne Huguenin PdA Vaud
Ruth Humbel Näf CVP/PDC Aargau [39]
Jasmin Hutter SVP/UDC St. Gallen [40]
Markus Hutter FDP/PRD Zurich
Adrian Imfeld CVP/PDC Obwalden [41]
Otto Ineichen FDP/PRD Lucerne [42]
Claude Janiak SPS/PSS Basel-Land [43] President 2005/2006, Vize-President 2004/2005, Second Vice-President 2003/2004
Walter Jermann CVP/PDC Basel-Land
Rudolf Joder SVP/UDC Berne [44]
Francine John-Calame GPS Neuchâtel Since May 31, 2005; succeeded to Fernand Cuche
Erwin Jutzet SPS/PSS Fribourg [45] Resigned March 2007; succeeded by Liliane Chappuis
Hans Kaufmann SVP/UDC Zurich [46]
Robert Keller SVP/UDC Zurich [47]
Margret Kiener Nellen SPS/PSS Berne [48]
Marianne Kleiner FDP/PRD Appenzell Ausserrhoden
Pierre Kohler CVP/PDC Jura [49]
Josef Kunz SVP/UDC Lucerne
Josef Lang SGA Zug
Otto Laubacher SVP/UDC Lucerne
Josef Leu CVP/PDC Lucerne Resigned June 2006; succeeded by Ida Glanzmann-Hunkeler
Ueli Leuenberger GPS Geneva [50]
Filippo Leutenegger FDP/PRD Zurich [51][permanent dead link]
Susanne Leutenegger Oberholzer SPS/PSS Basel-Land [52]
Doris Leuthard CVP/PDC Aargau Elected to the Federal Council on June 14, 2006, succeeded by Markus Zemp
Christian Levrat SPS/PSS Fribourg
Edith Graf-Litscher SPS/PSS Thurgau Since May 30, 2005; succeeded to Jost Gross
Arthur Loepfe CVP/PDC Appenzell Innerrhoden [53]
Ruedi Lustenberger CVP/PDC Lucerne
Pierre-Yves Maillard SPS/PSS Vaud Until end of November 2004; succeeded by Roger Nordmann
Jean-Philippe Maitre CVP/PDC Geneva President for 2004/2005, resigned for March 1, 2005 (died February 1, 2006); succeeded by Luc Barthassat
Christa Markwalder Bär FDP/PRD Berne [54]
Werner Marti SPS/PSS Glarus
Barbara Marty Kälin SPS/PSS Zurich [55]
Hans Ulrich Mathys SVP/UDC Aargau
Ueli Maurer SVP/UDC Zurich
Liliane Maury Pasquier SPS/PSS Geneva [56]
Lucrezia Meier-Schatz CVP/PDC St. Gallen [57]
Anne-Catherine Menétry-Savary GPS Vaud [58][permanent dead link]
Werner Messmer FDP/PRD Thurgau
Thérèse Meyer CVP/PDC Fribourg President 2005; succeeded to Jean-Philippe Maitre as President for the reminder of 2005
Jürg Michel FDP/PRD Graubünden Since March 5, 2007, succeeded to Duri Bezzola
Christian Miesch SVP/UDC Basel-Land
Isabelle Moret FDP/PRD Vaud [59] Since December 4, 2006; succeeded to Yves Christen
Christoph Mörgeli SVP/UDC Zurich [60]
Geri Müller GPS Aargau [61]
Thomas Müller CVP/PDC Vaud Since December 4, 2006; succeeded to Felix Walker
Philipp Müller FDP/PRD Aargau [62][permanent dead link]
Walter Müller FDP/PRD St. Gallen [63]
Vreni Müller-Hemi SPS/PSS Zurich [64]
Felix Müri SVP/UDC Lucerne [65]
Roger Nordmann SPS/PSS Vaud [66] succeeded to Pierre-Yves Maillard
Ruedi Noser FDP/PRD Zurich [67]
Fritz Abraham Oehrli SVP/UDC Berne
Jacques Pagan SVP/UDC Geneva
Guy Parmelin SVP/UDC Vaud
Fabio Pedrina SPS/PSS Ticino [68]
Fulvio Pelli FDP/PRD Ticino [69]
Yvan Perrin SVP/UDC Neuchâtel
Gerhard Pfister CVP/PDC Zug [70]
Theophil Pfister SVP/UDC St. Gallen [71]
Johannes Randegger FDP/PRD Basel-Stadt Resigned December 11, 2006; succeeded by Urs Schweizer
Paul Rechsteiner SPS/PSS St. Gallen
Rudolf Rechsteiner SPS/PSS Basel-Stadt [72]
Luc Recordon GPS Vaud
Jean-Claude Rennwald SPS/PSS Jura [73]
Jean-Noël Rey SPS/PSS Valais [74]
André Reymond SVP/UDC Geneva
Kathy Riklin CVP/PDC Zurich [75]
Jean-François Rime SVP/UDC Fribourg
Meinrado Robbiani CVP/PDC Ticino
Stéphane Rossini SPS/PSS Valais [76]
Maria Roth-Bernasconi SPS/PSS Geneva
Claude Ruey LPS/PLS Vaud [77]
Hans Rutschmann SVP/UDC Zurich [78] Since March 30, 2004; succeeded to Christoph Blocher
Laura Sadis FDP/PRD Ticino Resigned June 2007, succeeded by Ignazio Cassis
Pierre Salvi SPS/PSS Vaud Resigned June 2007, succeeded by Josiane Aubert
Géraldine Savary SPS/PSS Vaud
Louis Schelbert GPS Lucerne [79] Since March 6, 2006; succeeded to Cécile Bühlmann
Simon Schenk SVP/UDC Berne
Silvia Schenker SPS/PSS Basel-Stadt [80]
Marcel Scherer SVP/UDC Zug [81]
Ernst Schibli SVP/UDC Zurich
Ulrich Schlüer SVP/UDC Zurich [82]
Walter Schmied SVP/UDC Berne
Johann N. Schneider FDP/PRD Berne
Pirmin Schwander SVP/UDC Schwyz
Urs Schweizer FDP/PRD Basel-Stadt Since December 11, 2006; succeeded to Johannes Randegger
Ulrich Siegrist - Aargau [83] Elected on the list of SVP/UDC, left the SVP/UDC caucus in May 2006.
Chiara Simoneschi-Cortesi CVP/PDC Ticino [84] Second Vice-President 2006/2007
Carlo Sommaruga SPS/PSS Geneva
Christian Speck SVP/UDC Aargau [85] Died May 5, 2005; succeeded by Lieni Füglistaller
Peter Spuhler SVP/UDC Thurgau [86]
Jürg Stahl SVP/UDC Zurich [87]
Luzi Stamm SVP/UDC Aargau [88]
Jean-François Steiert SPS/PSS Fribourg Since September 17, 2007; succeeded to Liliane Chappuis
Rudolf Steiner FDP/PRD Solothurn [89]
Hans Stöckli SPS/PSS Berne [90] Since 2004; succeeded to Rudolf Strahm
Rudolf Strahm SPS/PSS Berne Until July 31, 2004, elected to head the Federal Price Surveillance Office; succeeded by Hans Stöckli
Heiner Studer EVP Aargau [91]
Doris Stump SPS/PSS Aargau [92]
Marc F. Suter FDP/PRD Berne Since December 2006, succeeded to Kurt Wasserfallen
Franziska Teuscher GPS Berne [93]
Anita Thanei SPS/PSS Zurich
Georges Theiler FDP/PRD Lucerne [94]
Pierre Triponez FDP/PRD Berne [95]
Andy Tschümperlin SPS/PSS Schwyz Since April 2007; succeeded to Josy Gyr-Steiner
Pierre Vanek Sol Geneva
René Vaudroz FDP/PRD Vaud [96]
Pierre-François Veillon SVP/UDC Vaud
Ruth-Gaby Vermot-Mangold SPS/PSS Berne [97]
Daniel Vischer GPS Zurich
Peter Vollmer SPS/PSS Berne [98]
Christian Waber EDU Berne
Markus Wäfler EDU Zurich
Felix Walker CVP/PDC St. Gallen Resigned December 2006, succeeded by Thomas Müller
Hansjörg Walter SVP/UDC Thurgau [99]
Hansruedi Wandfluh SVP/UDC Berne [100]
Kurt Wasserfallen FDP/PRD Berne [101] Died December 2, 2006, succeeded by Marc F. Suter
Reto Wehrli CVP/PDC Schwyz [102]
Peter Weigelt FDP/PRD St. Gallen [103] Resigned June 2006, succeeded by Andreas Zeller
Hermann Weyeneth SVP/UDC Berne [104]
Hans Widmer (politician) SPS/PSS Lucerne [105]
Walter Wobmann SVP/UDC Solothurn [106]
Ursula Wyss SPS/PSS Berne [107]
Rosmarie Zapfl CVP/PDC Zurich [108]
Andreas Zeller FDP/PRD St. Gallen Since September 2006, succeeded to Peter Weigelt
Markus Zemp CVP/PDC Aargau [109] Since 18 September 2006; succeeded to Doris Leuthard
Josef Zisyadis PdA Vaud [110]
Bruno Zuppiger SVP/UDC Zurich [111]

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