This article is published by swissinfo.ch. Here is an excerpt:
It is the latest in a series of setbacks for promoters of youth suffrage in Switzerland. More than half of the country’s 26 cantons have rejected similar proposals over the past decade.
Just over 67% of voters rejected the proposal by the Bern cantonal parliament according to official final resultsExternal link on Sunday.
Opponents, notably the right-wing Swiss People’s Party, had argued that legal age and voting rights should not differ.
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