Voting in Switzerland

Voting in Switzerland

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After Jo got her Swiss passport it was time to step up and get her first real taste of Swiss democracy… and what better way to do it than going to vote in the regular Swiss polls in person.

In this episode, we talk about how to vote in person or by post, and how to navigate political discussions with the Swiss.

The Swiss and Chips Vote

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Notes on this episode of Swiss and Chips: Your British Guide to Switzerland

  • First time voting in Switzerland!
  • When can you vote after becoming Swiss?
  • When can you go and vote and how often?
  • Where can you vote?
  • How does it work?

Learning Swiss German

Our word in this episode: 'Gfröörli'.

Vote in Switzerland - Jo Fahy holds on to a sign that says Stimmlokal in the old town of Berne.

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