The two-chamber system: how parliamentary elections work in Switzerland

21.03.20232 min

Every four years the Swiss elect their political representatives. Our explainer video shows how it works.

In October, Swiss voters elect their political representatives for the next four-year term. Parliament is made up of two chambers to balance the interests of the different cantons (political regions): the House of Representatives and the Senate. For a law to pass, it must win approval in both chamb...

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