He was elected to the Federal Council on 10 December 1969 and handed over office on 31 January 1978. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party.
- Ulrich Klöti: Ernst Brugger in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Profile of Ernst Brugger with election results on the website of the Swiss Federal Council.
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