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Greens Party Makes Slight Gain in Swiss Election

October 19, 1987|United Press International

BERN, Switzerland — Swiss voters elected a new national Parliament for four years Sunday with preliminary results showing the environmentalist Greens party making slight gains at the expense of parties on the far right, but the basic political scene remains the same.

The 200-seat Lower House and the 46-seat Upper House remained firmly controlled by the conservative Free Democrats, Christian Democrats and People's Party, with the Social Democrats forming the main opposition.

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