Austria (European Parliament constituency)

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Austria
European Parliament constituency
Austria (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2014
Austria (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2014 constituencies
Created 1996
MEP(s) 21 (1996 - 2004)
18 (2004 - 2009)
17 (2009 - 2011)
19 (2011 - 2014)
18 (2014 - present)
Member State Austria
Source(s) [1][2]

In European elections, Austria is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by eighteen MEPs. It covers the member state of Austria.

Current MEPs[edit]

Further information: MEPs for Austria 2004-2009

As of October 2007

Name National Party EP group
Herbert Bösch Sozialdemokratische PES
Wolfgang Bulfon Sozialdemokratische PES
Harald Ettl Sozialdemokratische PES
Othmar Karas Volkspartei EPP–ED
Jörg Leichtfried Sozialdemokratische PES
Eva Lichtenberger Die Grünen G–EFA
Hans-Peter Martin independent non attached
Andreas Mölzer Freiheitliche Partei ITS
Hubert Pirker Volkspartei EPP–ED
Christa Prets Sozialdemokratische PES
Reinhard Rack Volkspartei EPP–ED
Karin Resetarits Liberales Forum ALDE
Paul Rübig Volkspartei EPP–ED
Karin Scheele Sozialdemokratische PES
Agnes Schierhuber Volkspartei EPP–ED
Richard Seeber Volkspartei EPP–ED
Hannes Swoboda Sozialdemokratische PES
Johannes Voggenhuber Die Grünen G–EFA

1996[edit]

This was the first European election in Austria.

1999[edit]

The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament.

2004[edit]

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Austria's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) PES Johannes Swoboda 833,517 33.33 1.62 Increase
7 / 18
0 Steady
People's Party (ÖVP) EPP Ursula Stenzel 817,716 32.70 2.03 Increase
6 / 18
1 Decrease
Hans-Peter Martin's List (MARTIN) None Hans Peter Martin 349,696 13.98 new
2 / 18
2 Increase
The Greens – The Green Alternative (GRÜNE) EGP Johannes Voggenhuber 322,429 12.89 3.60 Increase
2 / 18
0 Steady
Freedom Party (FPÖ) None Johann Kronberger 157,722 6.31 17.09 Decrease
1 / 18
4 Decrease
Opposition for a Europe of Solidarity (LINKE) PEL Leo Gabriel 19,530 0.78
0 / 18
Valid votes 2,500,610 97.43
Blank and invalid votes 66,029 2.57
Totals 2,566,639 100.00
18 / 18
3 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,049,129 42.43 6.97 Decrease

2009[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Austria's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
People's Party (ÖVP) EPP Ernst Strasser 858,921 29.98 2.7 Decrease
6 / 17
0 Steady
6 / 19
0 Steady
Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) PES Johannes Swoboda 680,041 23.74 9.6 Decrease
4 / 17
3 Decrease
5 / 19
1 Increase
Hans-Peter Martin's List (MARTIN) None Hans-Peter Martin 506,092 17.67 3.7 Increase
3 / 17
1 Increase
3 / 19
0 Steady
Freedom Party (FPÖ) None Andreas Mölzer 364,207 12.71 6.4 Increase
2 / 17
1 Increase
2 / 19
0 Steady
The Greens – The Green Alternative (GRÜNE) EGP Ulrike Lunacek 284,505 9.93 3.0 Decrease
2 / 17
0 Steady
2 / 19
0 Steady
Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZÖ) None Ewald Stadler 131,261 4.58 new
0 / 17
0 Steady
1 / 19
1 Increase
Young Liberals (JULIS) None Hannes Müllner 20,668 0.71 new
0 / 17
0 Steady
0 / 19
0 Steady
Communist Party (KPÖ) PEL Günther Hopfgartner 18,926 0.65 0.1 Decrease
0 / 17
0 Steady
0 / 19
0 Steady
Valid votes 2,864,621 97.93
Blank and invalid votes 60,511 2.07
Totals 2,925,132 100.00
17 / 17
1 Decrease
19 / 19
2 Increase
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,362,761 45.97 3.54 Increase
Source: Austrian Ministry of Interior

2014[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Austria's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
← 200920142019 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) EPP Othmar Karas 761,896 26.98 3.00 Decrease
5 / 18
1 Decrease
Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) PES Eugen Freud 680,180 24.09 0.35 Increase
5 / 18
0 Steady
Freedom Party (FPÖ) EAF Harald Vilimsky 556,835 19.72 7.01 Increase
4 / 18
2 Increase
The Greens – The Green Alternative (GRÜNE) EGP Ulrike Lunacek 410,089 14.52 4.59 Increase
3 / 18
1 Increase
NEOS – The New Austria (NEOS) ALDE Party Angelika Mlinar 229,781 8.14 new
1 / 18
1 Increase
EU-STOP (EUSTOP) None Robert Marschall 77,897 2.76 new
0 / 18
0 Steady
Europe Different (ANDERS) European Left
PPEU
Martin Ehrenhauser 60,451 2.14 new
0 / 18
0 Steady
The Reform Conservatives (REKOS) MELD Ewald Stadler 33,224 1.18 new
0 / 18
0 Steady
Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZÖ) None Angelika Werthmann 13,208 0.47 4.11 Decrease
0 / 18
1 Decrease
Valid votes 2,823,561 97.05
Blank and invalid votes 85,936 2.95
Totals 2,909,497 100.00
18 / 18
1 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,410,602 45.39 0.58 Decrease
Source: Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior

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