Berset elected to Swiss government, giving it a left-centre colour

14th December 2011, Comments 0 comments BERN, SWITZERLAND - Alain Berset, the Swiss senate’s youngest member at age 31, was elected easily with 126 votes in a second round of voting, to Switzerland’s government. The Socialist from Fribourg’s election completes the election of the 7-member government. He replaces Micheline Calmy-Rey, also a Socialist. Parliament will elect a chancellor, president and vice-president [...]

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