Popular initiatives

The Federal Chancellery ensures that procedures are correctly followed, and collects and compiles all results. It has done so since 1891.

Referendums

The Federal Chancellery checks that the conditions are met for a referendum to be conducted and collects and compiles all results. It has done so since 1874.

Popular votes

The Federal Chancellery ensures that the procedures are correctly followed. All the information about voting days since 1848.

Petitions

The Federal Chancellery receives petitions addressed to the Federal Council.

Elections to the National Council

The Federal Chancellery is responsible for organising elections to the National Council.

Register of political parties

The Federal Chancellery keeps the official register of political parties.

Online voting

The Federal Chancellery supports the cantons in introducing e-voting and along with the Federal Council authorises the introduction of e-voting systems.

Overview of the key dates relating to people's rights

Here you will find an overview of the key dates relating to the people's rights

https://www.bk.admin.ch/content/bk/en/home/politische-rechte.html