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smartvote is a so-called online voting advice application (VAA). Based on a comprehensive questionnaire on policy issues, smartvote enables voters to compare their own political viewpoints with those of candidates and parties.

smartvote is operated by Politools, a non-profit and non-partisan organization based in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. smartvote has hosted over 200 elections since it was founded in 2003. During the 2015 federal election campaign, smartvote was used more than 1.3 million times.

Further information

Unfortunately, the smartvote blog is only available in German.

Platform partners:
  • easyvote / Dachverband Schweizer Jugendparlamente DSJ
  • Loterie Romande
  • Kompetenzzentrum für Public Management, Universität Bern
  • soom-it GmbH