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That Was Quick -- Swiss Voters Reject One Payer, 71-29%

That Was Quick -- Swiss Voters Reject One Payer, 71-29%

March 11, 2007

Results are in from the ballot initiative election today in Switzerland. Voters rejected reducing the number of insurers from 87 to 1, and fixing premium contributions based on income and wealth, by a vote of 71 to 29 percent. Click here for a news article on the results. We'll have more to say about Switzerland's system in the months ahead so stay tuned. And click here for a helpful analysis of the voting results.