Anti-immigration SVP wins Swiss election in swing to right
By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – The anti-immigration Swiss People’s Party (SVP) won the biggest share of the vote in Sunday’s national parliamentary election, projections showed, keeping pressure on Bern to introduce quotas on people moving from the European Union. Success for the Swiss People’s Party (SVP), coupled with gains made by the pro-business Liberal Party (FDP), led political commentators to talk of a “Rechtsrutsch” – a “slide to the right” – in Swiss politics. “The vote was clear,” SVP leader Toni Brunner told Swiss television.
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