Law on foreigners

Level: Country

Canton for Country level votes
Date of Vote 1982-06-06
Result no
Title in German Ausländergesetz (AuG) vom 19.06.1981
Title in French Loi sur les étrangers (LETr) du 19.06.1981
Total Electorate 3999582
Citizens abroad thereof 6676
Total Voters 1406965
Turnout Percent 35.18%
Empty ballots 34424
Invalid ballots 1869
Informal ballots 36293
Valid Ballots 1370672
Yes Votes 680404
Yes percent 49.64%
No Votes 690268
No percent 50.36%
Linked Vote Status

none

Institutions Optional Legislative Referendum (Federal Statutes)
Theme Code Bfs 1 Criminal law

Theme Code Bfs 2 State security

National Council Yes 130
National Council No 12
States' Council Yes 34
States' Council No 1
Recommendation Federal Council None
Signatures collected 85979

Source:

BBl 1982 II 963

FF 1982 II 985

FF 1982 II 921

Canton Total Electorate Voters Voters in % Informal Votes Valid Votes Yes Votes Yes in % No Votes No in % Result
Aargau 280529 83845 29.89 1582 82263 37715 45.85 44548 54.15 no
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 30873 11395 36.91 185 11210 5172 46.14 6038 53.86 no
Appenzell Innerrhoden 8534 2123 24.88 27 2096 1005 47.95 1091 52.05 no
Basel Landschaft 139872 45871 32.79 669 45202 23201 51.33 22001 48.67 yes
Basel Stadt 138488 50101 36.18 859 49242 25072 50.92 24170 49.08 yes
Bern 616186 245573 39.85 6211 239362 115445 48.23 123917 51.77 no
Fribourg 119411 27293 22.86 665 26628 15747 59.14 10881 40.86 yes
Geneva 186031 55866 30.03 2102 53764 26527 49.34 27237 50.66 no
Glarus 22855 12946 56.64 254 12692 5049 39.78 7643 60.22 no
Graubünden 104358 27895 26.73 867 27028 13631 50.43 13397 49.57 yes
Jura 41658 9346 22.44 350 8996 5370 59.69 3626 40.31 yes
Lucerne 189817 64180 33.81 1142 63038 28619 45.4 34419 54.6 no
Neuchâtel 97509 30902 31.69 811 30091 18029 59.91 12062 40.09 yes
Nidwalden 19669 6527 33.18 148 6379 3183 49.9 3196 50.1 no
Obwalden 16863 7649 45.36 302 7347 3187 43.38 4160 56.62 no
Schaffhausen 43928 30215 68.78 2430 27785 13488 48.54 14297 51.46 no
Schwyz 61145 19358 31.66 365 18993 7956 41.89 11037 58.11 no
Solothurn 141967 57993 40.85 1499 56494 26622 47.12 29872 52.88 no
St. Gallen 239362 76452 31.94 1140 75312 39454 52.39 35858 47.61 yes
Thurgau 110173 42244 38.34 1191 41053 18756 45.69 22297 54.31 no
Ticino 155992 52762 33.82 1326 51436 23517 45.72 27919 54.28 no
Uri 22049 8227 37.31 280 7947 3454 43.46 4493 56.54 no
Valais 141178 29956 21.22 713 29243 14652 50.1 14591 49.9 yes
Vaud 316131 75095 23.75 1816 73279 42086 57.43 31193 42.57 yes
Zug 46330 18165 39.21 336 17829 8464 47.47 9365 52.53 no
Zurich 708674 314986 44.45 9023 305963 155003 50.66 150960 49.34 yes
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