After the second round of voting in the Nyon by-election, the winning candidate is Oliver Riesen of PLR. Les Libéraux-Radicals who narrowly beat out his opponent Valérie Mausner Léger of Les Vert.es. The two candidates went head to head for the seat left by the resignation of Elise Buckle of Les Vert.e.s back in November […]
Why are we voting and who is eligible to vote? Breaking down the Nyon By-Election.
There is a buzz in the air around town at the moment and it’s not just down to the New Year, New Me feeling – it’s actually for elections! You may have noticed the posters plastered on billboards of the potential candidates, received campaign leaflets, read the local newspapers or seen the debates on local […]
Nyon elections bring major changes to local government
The photo below is of one of the many posters that were around the town reminding citizens to vote in the local Nyon elections. This poster says “Vote for the future of Nyon”. The votes are now in and there are some changes in the town/city government as a result. Read about the details and […]
Are you voting on the 7th of March?
Some 90’000 foreign nationals are eligible to vote in local elections in Vaud. Are you one of them? Here’s why you should exercise your right. Thank you to Evren Kiefer who is on the Green party’s list for the conseil communal. He has provided Living in Nyon with this article that provides a clear overview […]
From winter sledging to the business of football, to reaction on Sunday’s immigration vote
1260+ (1260 is the post code of Nyon) is a selection of interesting articles chosen from other English information sites and blogs here in Switzerland. Some articles feature places around the Nyon area, some are on places or events to be found further afield. We have also chosen a selection of articles commenting on Sunday’s recent vote […]