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Videos - 07.12.2022 - 15:40

Federal Council elections 2022: A "crooked" Federal Council

Albert Rösti and Elisabeth Baume-Schneider were elected to the Federal Council today to succeed Ueli Maurer and Simonetta Sommaruga. The new national government is thus not only dominated by French- and Italienspeaking Swiss, but also has a clear rural orientation. Eastern and central Switzerland are clearly underrepresented. In the video, Prof. Dr. Patrick Emmenegger assesses what impact this composition could have on the future direction of Switzerland.