Switzerland: Political parties at a glance

Comprehensible info on all major parties in the country

Parties in the parliament

BDP/PBD

Name Bürgerlich-Demokratische Partei Schweiz / Parti bourgeois démocratique Suisse
Translation Conservative Democratic Party
Political orientation Centre-right
Latest electoral trend 0.8% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: BDP/PBD

CVP/PDC

Name Christlichdemokratische Volkspartei der Schweiz / Parti démocrate-chrétien
Translation Christian Democratic People's Party
Political orientation Centre-right
Latest electoral trend 8.2% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: CVP/PDC

EDU/UDF

Name Eidgenössisch-Demokratische Union
Translation Federal Democratic Union / Union Démocratique Fédérale
Political orientation Right-wing
Latest electoral trend 1.2% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: EDU/UDF

EVP/PEV

Name Evangelische Volkspartei der Schweiz / Parti évangelique suisse
Translation Evangelical People's Party
Political orientation Centre-left
Latest electoral trend 2.1% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: EVP/PEV

FDP/PLR

Name FDP. Die Liberalen / PLR. Les Libéraux-Radicaux
Translation FDP. The liberals
Political orientation Liberal politics
Latest electoral trend 16.4% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: FDP/PLR

GLP/PVL

Name Grünliberale Partei Schweiz / Parti vert’libéral Suisse
Translation Green Liberal Party
Political orientation Liberal politics
Latest electoral trend 9.2% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: GLP/PVL

GPS/PES

Name GRÜNE Schweiz / les VERT-E-S
Translation Green Party
Political orientation Environment & Climate
Latest electoral trend 11.8% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: GPS/PES

LEGA

Name Lega der Tessiner / Ligue des Tessinois
Translation League of the Tessins
Political orientation Right-wing
Latest electoral trend 1% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: LEGA

PDA/PST

Name Partei der Arbeit der Schweiz / Parti suisse du Travail
Translation Swiss Party of Labour
Political orientation Left-wing
Latest electoral trend 1.3% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: PDA/PST

SP/PS

Name Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz / Parti socialiste suisse
Translation Social Democratic Party
Political orientation Centre-left
Latest electoral trend 16.2% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: SP/PS

SVP/UDC

Name Schweizerische Volkspartei / Union démocratique du centre
Translation Swiss People's Party
Political orientation Right-wing
Latest electoral trend 25.9% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: SVP/UDC

Other important parties

DM/LC

Name Die Mitte / Le Centre
Translation The Center
Political orientation Centre-right
Latest electoral trend 13.4% - Stable trend
All information at a glance: DM/LC

Piratenpartei

Name Piratenpartei
Translation Pirate Party Germany
Political orientation Left-wing
All information at a glance: Piratenpartei
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