Swiss referendums May 2009
Swiss voters dealt with two referendums yesterday, both of which were approved on minimal turnout (38%).
Vote 541 was a popular initiative for alternative (or complementary medicine): Zukunft mit Komplementärmedizin
Below is a map of the vote. It sure looks like Swiss Francophones love alternative medicine, ultra-conservatives in Schwyz not so much.
Vote 542 was the approval of the introduction of biometric passports.
I tried hard to find something in this map ressembling a political pattern, but I haven’t found anything that explains the alternative medicine-lovers in Geneva and Jura voting the same way as the rural ultra-conservatives in Schwyz and Uri. The best I can give is that low turnout creates weird results.