Swiss foodstuffs referendum, 1906

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A referendum on foodstuffs was held in Switzerland on 10 June 1906.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of a new federal law concerning foodstuffs and basic commodities.[1] The proposal was approved by 62.6% 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 %
Blank votes9,363
Invalid votes1,897
Registered voters/turnout784,76951.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. 1 2 3 4 Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1906 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1891
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