Upcoming elections:

  • Elections to the National Council 2019 20 Oct 2019
  • Elections to the Council of States 2019 20 Oct 2019

Archived elections:

smartvote is a so-called online voting advice application (VAA). Based on a comprehensive questionnaire on policy issues, smartvote enables voters to compare their own political viewpoints with those of candidates and parties.

smartvote is operated by Politools, a non-profit and non-partisan organization based in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. smartvote has hosted over 200 elections since it was founded in 2003. During the 2015 federal election campaign, smartvote was used more than 1.3 million times.

Further information

Unfortunately, the smartvote blog is only available in German.

Platform partners:
  • Berner Fachhochschule BFH
  • Kompetenzzentrum für Public Management, Universität Bern
  • soom-it GmbH
  • easyvote / Dachverband Schweizer Jugendparlamente DSJ