1907 Swiss armed forces referendum

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A referendum on the armed forces was held in Switzerland on 3 November 1907.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of the organisation of the federal armed forces.[1] The proposal was approved by 55.2% of voters.[1]


The referendum was an optional referendum,[1] which only a majority of the vote, as opposed to the mandatory referendums, which required a double majority; a majority of the popular vote and majority of the cantons.[2]


Choice Votes %
For 329,953 55.2
Against 267,605 44.8
Blank votes 3,566
Invalid votes 2,807
Total 603,931 100
Registered voters/turnout 803,916 74.7
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ a b c d Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1906 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1891
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