The Federal Authorities
of the Swiss Confederation

Title 1: Right to Vote and Voting
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Art. 8 Postal voting

1 The cantons shall provide a simple procedure for postal voting. In particular, they shall enact provisions to guarantee the verification of eligibility to vote, voting secrecy and the counting of all the votes cast, and to prevent abuses.

2 Postal voting is permitted from the time of receipt of the documents required to cast a valid vote in accordance with cantonal law.1

1 Amended by No I of the Federal Act of 18 March 1994, in force since 15 Dec. 1994 (AS 1994 2414 2422; BBl 1993 III 445).

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