Historically it was often so that the left and green Candidates in the cantonal government and elections in the first ballot of the Council of States of the sections relatively well, said Bühlmann on Tuesday in an Interview with Radio SRF News.

In a second ballot, they could mobilize their clientele less well at the ballot box. The jump in the small chamber Bühlmann trust four green women: Regula Rytz in Bern, Maya Graf in Basel-land, Lisa Mazzone, in Geneva, and Adèle Thorens, in the Canton of Vaud.

“These women have a rich political experience, and are nationally known,” said Bühlmann more. Because the Green anträten often with a red-green Ticket, place to stay, but it is difficult to stand against a strong civil Duo.

The catchment in the Council of States right off the bat, two Green: the Glarus Mathias Zopfi and the new citizen Céline Vara have done so far. For the second round of voting in 14 cantons, 22 seats are filled, almost half of the mandates.


the National Council and Council of States elections to 2019

On the 20. In October the Federal Parliament elections in Switzerland. The total of 200 seats in the national Council are distributed according to the number of population in the cantons, and need to be re-elected. Also the 46 seats of the Council of States to be re-awarded.

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