BERLIN – Swiss voters are supporting a referendum to withdraw the country from nuclear power in favour of renewable energy.

A projection from Sunday’s referendum shows a majority of cantons (states) voted for the plan. Under Switzerland’s direct democracy system, initiatives need a majority of both cantons and votes to pass.

The projection for SRF public television showed 58 per cent of voters in favour and 42 per cent against the proposal.

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