Once every four years Swiss get a chance to elect their Federal Government. 18 October 2015 was voting day. At federal elections voters decide who their canton will send to Bern. Switzerland’s federal assembly is bicameral, made up of the 200-seat National Council (lower house), and the 46-seat Council of States (upper house). Seats in […]
Is This the World’s Dullest Election?
Elections are always fun events in Happy Valley. Think splendid, colourful posters plastered on our streets. Think informed debate and discussion at every street corner. And think intriguing flyers left in our mailboxes. And while an unfortunate court ruling in my native land has reduced my electoral rights to voting only vicariously, what could be […]