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Swiss referendums, 1882

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Dates  30 Jul 1882 – 26 Nov 1882
Location  Switzerland

Three referendums were held in Switzerland in 1882. Two were held on 30 July on copyright law and measures against epidemics, both of which were rejected. The third was held on 26 November on executing article 27 of the federal constitution, and was rejected by 64.9% of voters.

Background

The referendums on epidemics and the constitution were optional referendums, which meant that only a majority of the public vote was required for the proposals to be approved. The referendum on copyright law was a mandatory referendum, which required both a majority of voters and cantons to approve the proposals.

References

Swiss referendums, 1882 Wikipedia


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