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Nationalist party gets 2nd seat in Swiss government after election win, pushes executive right

Associated Press

DECEMBER 9, 2015 — 5:40AM

GENEVA — The nationalist Swiss People’s Party has won a second seat in Switzerland’s seven-member government following an election victory in October, pushing the country’s executive a bit further right. 112 more words

Those Bigoted Swiss!

How dare they not vote in favor of opening their borders to just anyone who wants to waltz on in!

Courtesy of the Telegraph: 548 more words

Support for the Swiss anti-immigration party SVP and actual share of immigrants

In the graph above I have plotted the share of immigrants in Swiss cantons and the percentage of votes for the Swiss People’s Party in the Swiss federal elections of October 16. 69 more words

Anti-immigration Swiss People's Party win Swiss legislative election

GENEVA – The Swiss federal government has confirmed a dominant performance in legislative elections by a nationalist party that seized on widespread concerns about mass migration in Europe, marking a shift to the political right. 107 more words


Anti-Immigration Party Triumphs in Swiss Parliamentary Elections

The rightist Swiss People’s Party (SVP) triumphed in the country’s parliamentary elections Sunday, winning just under 30% of the vote for its vigorous stance against immigration. 151 more words

Upcoming Event: "One year after the referendum on mass immigration – the state of EU-Switzerland relations"

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Venue: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels

About the event

On 9 February last year, the Swiss people voted in favour of a proposal to tackle “mass-immigration” with 50,3% of the votes and a majority of the cantons. 219 more words

Events Archive 2015

Why governments, politicians and businessmen hate gold

Yesterday Switzerland voted on whether its central bank should be holding more gold as a proportion of its total assets. Gold currently makes up for around 7% of the total assets of Swiss National Bank, the country’s central bank. 1,180 more words