Swiss referendums, 1965

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Three referendums were held in Switzerland during 1965.[1] The first two were held on 28 February on measures against prices rises in the banking and housebuilding sectors, with both approved by voters.[1] The third was held on 16 May on a federal law on dairy products and edible fats, and was also approved by voters.[1]

Results[edit]

February: Measures against prices rises in the banking sector[edit]

Choice Popular vote Cantons
Votes % Full Half Total
For 526,599 57.7 16 5 18.5
Against 385,745 42.3 3 1 3.5
Blank votes 15,348
Invalid votes 2,004
Total 929,696 100 19 6 22
Registered voters/turnout 1,558,090 59.7
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

February: Measures against prices rises in the housebuilding sector[edit]

Choice Popular vote Cantons
Votes % Full Half Total
For 507,739 55.5 16 2 17
Against 406,447 44.5 3 4 5
Blank votes 13,992
Invalid votes 2,075
Total 930,253 100 19 6 22
Registered voters/turnout 1,558,090 59.7
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

May: Federal law on dairy and edible fat products[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 347,059 62.0
Against 212,784 38.0
Blank votes 22,628
Invalid votes 690
Total 583,161 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,556,375 37.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1919 ISBN 9783832956097