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SP hearing seven hours after the deadline

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Federal Council elections

Switzerland’s first hearing of the SP takes place in Lucerne

The first hearing of the candidates to succeed the resigning Federal Councilor Simonetta Sommaruga will take place in Lucerne. The cantonal SP will hold the hearing together with SP Switzerland on November 21, the party announced on Sunday.

The President of SP Luzern and Vice-President of SP Switzerland, David Roth, will moderate the first hearing with the candidates to succeed the resigning Federal Councilor Simonetta Sommaruga. (archive image)

Interested party members have until 12:00 p.m. on November 21 to apply to succeed Sommaruga. The first hearing for the party base and for all interested parties will take place in Lucerne seven hours later. The Vice President of SP Switzerland, David Rot, will moderate the event.

Further hearings will take place over the next few days in Lausanne, Zurich and Liestal. At a preparatory parliamentary group meeting on November 18th and 19th, the SP parliamentary group will decide on the criteria for the candidacies. The parliamentary group presidium and the presidium of SP Switzerland will propose to the parliamentary group that a ticket with two women should be presented to the United Federal Assembly and that the candidacies can come from all parts of the country.

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