Swiss alcohol referendum, 1941

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A referendum on alcohol was held in Switzerland on 9 March 1941.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of a popular initiative for changing the alcohol order.[1] The proposal was rejected by 59.8% of voters.[1]


The referendum was a "process initiating decision", which required only a majority of the public vote, rather than both a majority of the public votes and a majority of cantons in favour.[2]


Choice Votes %
Blank votes14,681
Invalid votes2,422
Registered voters/turnout1,261,36161.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. 1 2 3 Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1912 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1901
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