Swiss federal election, 1963
Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 27 October 1963. The Social Democratic Party emerged as the largest party in the National Council, winning 53 of the 200 seats.
|Social Democratic Party||256,063||26.6||53||+2|
|Free Democratic Party||230,200||23.9||51||0|
|Conservative Christian Social Party||225,160||23.4||48||+1|
|Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents||109,202||11.4||22||–1|
|Ring of Independents||48,224||5.0||10||0|
|Liberal Democratic Union||21,501||2.2||6||+1|
|Swiss Party of Labour||21,088||2.2||4||+1|
|Evangelical People's Party||15,690||1.6||2||0|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|
Council of the States
In several cantons the members of the Council of the States were chosen by the cantonal parliaments.
- ↑ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1895 ISBN 9783832956097
- ↑ Nohlen & Stöver, p1954
- ↑ Nohlen & Stöver, p1956