St. Gallen constituency
|St. Gallen constituency|
|Canton :||St. Gallen (SG)|
|Main town :|
|FSO number :||1721|
|Area :||157.67 km²|
|Height range :||450-1074 m above sea level M.|
|Residents:||122,419 (December 31, 2018)|
|Population density :||776 inhabitants per km²|
The constituency of St. Gallen is a sub-unit of the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland , which was formed according to the new canton constitution of June 10, 2001. Since January 1, 2003, it has consisted of the former districts of St. Gallen and Gossau as well as a municipality from the former district of Rorschach (Eggersriet).
The eastern Swiss metropolis suffers from hesitant urban development, a lack of dynamism and threatens to lose in the competition for locations . In 2020, after two failed attempts, a third referendum on the design of the marketplace is due. While the city and canton against the buck for waiting at St Fiden to urban development, the S-Bahn St. Gallen on the quarter hour and the cyclists on an expansion of the bike network. To the north of the main station , a wasteland in a prime location between the Lokremise and the technical college serves only as a parking lot.
|all in all||45||30th||30th||29||29|
|Seats in the Cantonal Council (2020-2024)|
The strengths of the urban region are its manageable size, affordable living space and diverse cultural offerings.
The constituency of St.Gallen is the largest in the canton. Its party landscape is very diverse, among other things with the large number of mandates to be awarded. It is therefore also attractive for smaller groups to take part in the elections.
The constituency includes the following municipalities:
|coat of arms||Name of the parish||Population
(December 31, 2018)
- Until 2008, the canton parliament had 180 instead of 120 seats since then.
- Permanent and non-permanent resident population by year, canton, district, municipality, population type and gender (permanent resident population). In: bfs. admin.ch . Federal Statistical Office (FSO), August 31, 2019, accessed on December 22, 2019 .
- Marcel Elsener: Before the elections in the canton of St.Gallen: The stuttering capital. In: St. Galler Tagblatt (online), February 18, 2020
- Seraina Hess: The S-Bahn is in the back of the city. In: St. Galler Tagblatt (online), October 9, 2018
- Minutes of the election of the new cantonal council of March 14, 2004. On the website of the canton of St. Gallen, March 29, 2004
- Cantonal election 2008: constituency St. Gallen. On the website of the Canton of St. Gallen, June 18, 2019
- Cantonal election 2012: constituency St. Gallen. On the website of the Canton of St. Gallen, June 18, 2019
- Cantonal election 2016: constituency St. Gallen. On the website of the Canton of St. Gallen, June 13, 2019
- Cantonal election 2020: constituency St. Gallen. On the website of the Canton of St. Gallen, March 8, 2020
- Thomas Oegerli: Cantonal elections in the canton of St. Gallen. Cantonal elections 2004 - 2016. In: Statistics currently 58 , Office for Statistics of the Canton of St. Gallen, February 2017 (PDF; 1.0 MB)
- Federal Statistical Office Generalized Limits 2020.