The big unknown is the performance of the SVP/UDC party. Its campaign featured controversial posters showing white sheep kicking out a black one. Critics denounced it as racist, but the party said it simply illustrated its plan to expel immigrants who commit crimes. The first estimates are expected early this afternoon, with more firm predictions this evening.
Voting has just ended in the Swiss elections, after a campaign marred by accusations of racism and Euro-scepticism.