Federal Decree on the Approval and Implementation of the Exchange of Notes between Switzerland and the EU on the adoption of Directive (EU) 2017/853 amending the EU Weapons Directive (Development of the Schengen acquis)
Right to vote and participate in elections, right to submit initiatives and petitions. Find out more about your political rights.
The provisional dates of federal popular votes are fixed in advance. The Federal Council decides at least four months in advance if a popular vote is to be held on the date reserved for that purpose.
Pending initiatives and referendums
The following popular initiatives and referendums have been submitted to the Federal Chancellery and may be put to the popular vote if enough valid signatures are collected. Find also a list of compulsory referendums.