Swiss-German voters outweigh French-speakers on jobless vote

27th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

Bern, Switzerland GenevaLunch - Swiss voters accepted by more than 53 percent a proposition to curb jobless benefit extensions. The turnout was low, just over 35 percent. The vote went down language divide lines, with Swiss-Germans approving the measure and French-speaking Switzerland rejecting it. Several commentators have noted that this is not surprising, given that ...

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