ZURICH, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Swiss voters look set to help the federal government’s pandemic response plan in a binding referendum subsequent month, a ballot for broadcaster SRG confirmed on Friday.
The gfs.bern survey discovered 61% backed a legislation handed in March that expanded monetary assist to folks hit by the COVID-19 disaster and laid the inspiration for certificates the federal government requires to facilitate journey overseas and permit sure occasions to be held.
The survey discovered 36% opposed and three% have been undecided earlier than the Nov. 28 referendum underneath the Swiss system of direct democracy. The ballot’s margin of error was 2.8 proportion factors.
In two different votes that day, the Swiss would simply help a labour union-backed proposal to spice up the nursing career, the ballot discovered.
A vote on whether or not to pick federal judges by lottery from a pool of candidates proposed by consultants was nonetheless too near name. The federal government opposes the concept, which goals to scale back political stress on the judiciary.
Reporting by Michael Shields; Modifying by Kim Coghill
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