The votes have been counted. The Swiss Statistics Office charts below show results by canton and district. To display the percentage results for a canton or district click on it. The charts can be switched from canton to district by clicking on the dropdown menu in the top right of each chart.
The initiatives to automatically expel foreign criminals, to stop penalising marriage, and to ban food speculation have all been rejected. While the vote to drill a second road tunnel under the Gotthard pass has been accepted. Nationwide results are shown in the chart below.
Some Cantons firmly rejected the initiative to expel foreign criminals. In Basel City 70.2% rejected it, along with Zurich (65%), Jura (60.3%), Neuchatel (65.3%), Vaud (66.6%) and Geneva (64.5%).
The UDC (SVP) responded to the initiative’s failure by reminding the government to follow through with action on the laws passed by Parliament in March last year. The UDC said “According to statements made by the federal administration and those opposed to the initiative, the legislation approved by Parliament, which should be immediately put into action, will allow for the expulsion of over 3,800 foreign criminals.”