38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Switzerland

Country: 
Switzerland
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
Source: 

Article 281, Criminal Code, 1937: Any person who offers, promises, or gives a voter or arranges for a voter to be given a gift or other advantage in return for voting in a particular way, or in return for signing or refusing to sign a request for a referendum or an initiative, any person who offers, promises, or gives a voter or arranges for a voter to be given a gift or other advantage in return for not participating in an election or vote, and any person who as a voter secures the promise of or arranges for himself to be given such an advantage, is liable to a custodial sentence not exceeding three years or to a monetary penalty.