won the only seat for AI with.3 of the votes. For the village, see. Gallen and the Canton of Schwyz each paid off the Austrians to avoid an attack, and the Bund was dissolved by King Rupert of Germany on 3 As part of the peace treaty, the abbot gave up his ownership of Appenzell, but was still owed. Gallen to protect their rights and freedom. A centuries-old law forbidding women from voting was changed in 1991, when Switzerland's federal court ordered the canton to grant women the right to vote. Estate) of the abbot ". 6 After the Second War of Kappel, the two religions reached a generally peaceful parity. The entire Appenzell Ausserrhoden (except Herisau, where Joseph Forrester convinced them to remain Catholic) citation needed converted to the Reformation in 1529.