Voting instructions


Fill out the ballot

Use the blank ballot that you receive in the mail with your voting materials.

  • Choose the candidate you wish to elect. You can follow the recommendations of a party or group or choose any person with voting rights (including Swiss citizens abroad). In the cantons of UR, AR and AI, there is no official application procedure. In the canton of Glarus, the procedure is optional. You can find a list of the candidates on the website of the canton of Glarus (website available in German) and in the gazette of the canton.

  • Write the full first and surnames of the person you wish to elect on the ballot paper by hand. You can also add additional information, such as the candidate's home address and occupation or position, if necessary.