Social Democratic Group in the Federal Assembly - Sozialdemokratische Fraktion der Bundesversammlung

Social Democratic Group in the Federal Assembly
Members: 48
(as of December 2019)
Share of voters: 16.8%
(as of: National Council election 2019 )
National Council: 39 seats (19.5%)
Council of States: 9 seats (19.5%)
Group President: Roger Nordmann

Roger Nordmann (2007) .jpg

Groupings: Social Democratic Party of Switzerland
Website: Socialist Group (S)

The Social Democratic Group of the Federal Assembly ( S ) ( French : Groupe socialiste de l'Assemblée fédérale , Italian : Gruppo socialista dell'Assemblea federale ) is a parliamentary group of the Swiss Federal Assembly . It is supported by the Social Democratic Party , which achieved 16.8% of the vote in the 2019 Swiss parliamentary elections . Since then, the parliamentary group has had 39 national councilors and 9 councilors of states . In parliament it is abbreviated as "S".

Parliamentary group and party

The Socialist Group is independent of the parent party in its decisions, but it relies on the goals and programs of the Socialist Party. The nomination of the SP candidates for the Federal Council elections is the sole responsibility of the SP parliamentary group.

Parliamentary group leader

The parliamentary group is chaired by the Vaudois National Councilor Roger Nordmann . [1] Ex officio in the parliamentary group's executive committee are the two social democratic federal councilors Simonetta Sommaruga and Alain Berset , the party president Christian Levrat and the ten federal parliamentarians elected by the parliamentary group Evi Allemann , Marina Carobbio Guscetti , Jacqueline Fehr , Yvonne Feri , Beat Jans , Daniel Jositsch , Ada Marra , Roger Nordmann , Carlo Sommaruga andJean-François Steiert .

composition

Legislature Years Members Council of States National Council (NR) Share of votes NO
51. 2019–2023 48 9 39 16,8 %[2]
50. 2015–2019 55 12 43 18,8 %[3]
49. 2011–2015 57 11 46 18,7 %[4]
48. 2007–2011 49 8 41 19,5 %[5]

Weblinks

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Roger Nordmann new SP parliamentary group president. SP Switzerland, November 20, 2015, accessed on December 16, 2015 .
  2. National Council elections: Overview Switzerland. October 27, 2019, accessed October 27, 2019 .
  3. National Council elections: Overview Switzerland. Federal Statistical Office, October 18, 2015, accessed on December 16, 2015 .
  4. National Council elections: Overview Switzerland. Federal Statistical Office, accessed on December 16, 2015 .
  5. National Council elections: Overview Switzerland. Federal Statistical Office, accessed on December 16, 2015 .