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Social Democratic Party of Switzerland
The Social Democratic Party of Switzerland (also rendered as Socialist Party of Switzerland, in German: Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz (SPS), French Parti socialiste suisse (PSS), Italian Partito Socialista Svizzero, Romansh Partida Socialdemocrata de la Svizra. The party was founded on October 21, 1888) and is one of the four leading coalition political parties in Switzerland. It is the left-most party with representatives in the Swiss Federal Council. The current members in the council are: Micheline Calmy-Rey and Moritz Leuenberger.
- Hans-Jürg Fehr (since 2004)
- Christiane Brunner (2000 to 2004)
- Ursula Koch (1997 - 2000)
- Peter Bodenmann (1990 - 1997)
- Helmut Hubacher (1975 - 1990)
- Arthur Schmid (1970 - 1974)
- Fritz Grütter (1962 - 1970)
- Walter Bringolf (1953 - 1962)
- Hans Oprecht (1937 - 1953)
- Alexander Reichel (1888 - 1889)
- www.sp-ps.ch: The Web site, only available in French and German.
See also: List of political parties in Switzerland
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