Swiss federal election, 1935

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Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 27 October 1935.[1] The Social Democratic Party emerged as the largest party in the National Council, winning 50 of the 187 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

National Council[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 255,843 28.0 50 +1
Free Democratic Party 216,664 23.7 48 –4
Swiss Conservative People's Party 185,052 20.3 42 –2
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 100,300 11.0 21 –9
Ring of Independents 37,861 4.1 7 New
Liberal Democratic Party 30,476 3.3 6 0
Communist Party 12,569 1.4 2 0
Social-Political Group 10,665 1.2 3 +1
Evangelical People's Party 6,780 0.7 1 0
Young Farmers 28,161 3.1 7 New
National Front 13,740 1.5 New
Liberal Socialist Party 11,078 1.2 New
Other parties 4,334 0.5
Invalid/blank votes 22,233
Total 935,756 100 187 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,194,910 78.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Council of the States[edit]

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

Party Seats +/–
Swiss Conservative People's Party 19 +1
Free Democratic Party 15 –4
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 3 0
Social Democratic Party 3 +1
Liberal Democratic Party 2 +1
Social-Political Group 0 0
Other parties 2 +1
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