The 200 seats in the National Council are allotted to the 26 cantons according to their respective populations (total number of residents = resident population). The population figures are obtained from the registers in the year following the previous election. Each canton is allotted at least one seat.

 
 

Presieding College 2016/2017

 

The secretariat

FunctionNameContact
Secretary General Philippe Schwab
T +41 58 322 97 01
philippe.schwab@parl.admin.ch
Secretary of the National CouncilPierre-Hervé Freléchoz
T +41 58 322 95 20
pierre-herve.frelechoz@parl.admin.ch
Deputy Secretary of the National CouncilAnnina Jegher
T +41 58 322 98 47
annina.jegher@parl.admin.ch
EnquiriesGilda Puca
T +41 58 322 97 25
F +41 58 322 99 21
gilda.puca@parl.admin.ch