Friday , May 7 2021

Two days after the Bundesrat is elected, Leutenegger Oberholzer stops



The Federal Council elections that are currently underway can not be lost by the Swiss Councilor SP Baselbiet Susanne Leutenegger Oberholzer. After that, however, it is final: On December 7, a 70-year-old politician resigns from the big chamber.

With Susanne Leutenegger Oberholzer, old political politics emerges. (Image: Peter Klaunzer / Keystone)

With Susanne Leutenegger Oberholzer, old political politics emerges. (Image: Peter Klaunzer / Keystone)

(SDA) Leutenegger Oberholzer announced his resignation date on Thursday through the short message service. She had already announced in March that she wanted to leave the National Council by the end of the year. A period of life is now coming to an end, having tweeted the former president of the commission for economics and levies (WAK).

The 70-year-old economist and lawyer located in August can look back at a total of 23 years in Bundesbern. For the Baselland SP he was elected to the National Council in 1999. Previously, she had already sat in the large chamber to the POCH from 1987 to 1991.

The Federal Council elections are held on December 5th. Johann Schneider-Ammann (fdp.) And Doris Leuthard (cvp.) They need to be replaced. Two days later, Leutenegger Oberholzer has been his last day under the Bundeshauskuppel.

Samira Marti will be the successor of Leutenegger Oberholzer, which will be announced on December 10. The 24-year-old student and vice president of Basel Basel can move forward, as Kathrin Schweizer leaves and instead runs for the Basel government in March 2019, where the SP is not represented on this time.


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