Swiss insolvency referendum, 1889
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A referendum on a federal law on insolvency and debt was held in Switzerland on 17 November 1889. The new law was approved by 52.9% of voters.
The referendum was an optional referendum, which meant that only a majority of the public vote was required for the proposals to be approved, as opposed to a mandatory referendum, which required both a majority of voters and cantons.
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|
- Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1904 ISBN 9783832956097
- Nohlen & Stöver, p1891