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Cantonal Council of Solothurn

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Cantonal Council of Solothurn

The Cantonal Council of Solothurn (German: Solothurner Kantonsrat) is the legislature of the canton of Solothurn, in Switzerland. Solothurn has a unicameral legislature. The Cantonal Council has 100 seats, with members elected every four years.

In the last election, on 7 March 2009, saw the centre-right maintain its dominance of the Cantonal Council. FDP.The Liberals lost three seats, but remained the largest party, with 27 seats. The Christian Democrats added two seats, becoming the second-largest party, on 24 seats. The Social Democrats lost ground, falling three seats to 21 overall, whilst the Swiss People's Party gained one seat to 18. The left-wing Green Party and centre-right Green Liberal Party also gained two seats apiece.

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