1967 Swiss federal election

Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 29 October 1967.[1] The Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the National Council, winning 50 of the 200 seats.[2]

ResultsEdit

National CouncilEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 233,873 23.5 50 –3
Free Democratic Party 230,095 23.2 49 –2
Conservative Christian Social Party 219,184 22.1 45 –3
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 109,621 11.0 21 –1
Ring of Independents 89,950 9.1 16 +6
Swiss Party of Labour 28,723 2.9 5 +1
Liberal Democratic Union 23,808 2.3 6 0
Evangelical People's Party 15,728 1.6 3 +1
Social-Political Group 14,270 1.4 3 –1
National Action 6,275 0.6 1 New
Republican Movement 1,696 0.2 0
Dellberg List 21,225 2.1 1
Other parties 0
Invalid/blank votes 26,059
Total 1,019,907 100 200 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,551,909 65.7
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, IPU

Council of the StatesEdit

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

Party Seats +/–
Conservative Christian Social Party 18 0
Free Democratic Party 14 +1
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 3 –1
Liberal Democratic Union 3 0
Social-Political Group 3 0
Social Democratic Party 2 –1
Ring of Independents 1 +1
Total 44 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1895 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1954
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1956