by Thomas Fleiner
On Sunday May 21 2017, the Swiss voters decided only on one issue: namely, a law based on an optional referendum. The majority of the voters accepted the law on energy with 58.2 against a minority of the voters of 41.8%. Voter turnout was 42.3% .
by Thomas Fleiner.
On Sunday November 27, the Swiss sovereign (according to Article 195 as well as Article 142 par two of the Constitution) decided on a popular constitutional initiative concerning the organized and controlled exit from nuclear energy. The decision was made with a turnout of some 49% against the initiative voted 54% while 45% voted yes. 18 cantons voted no and only 5 cantons voted yes.