Swiss insurance referendum, 1912

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A referendum on insurance was held in Switzerland on 4 February 1912.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of a federal law on health and accident insurance.[1] The proposal was approved by 54.4% 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 votes6,735
Invalid votes3,557
Registered voters/turnout839,21264.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. 1 2 3 4 Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1907 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1891
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