Austrian legislative election, 1990

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Austrian legislative election, 1990
Austria
1986 ←
7 October 1990
→ 1994

183 seats in the National Council of Austria
92 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Franz-vranitzky-01.jpg Jörg Haider 28082008.jpg
Leader Franz Vranitzky Josef Riegler Jörg Haider
Party SPÖ ÖVP FPÖ
Leader since 1988 1989 1986
Last election 80 seats, 43.11% 77 seats, 41.29% 18 seats, 9.73%
Seats won 80 60 33
Seat change 0 Decrease 17 Increase 15
Popular vote 2,012,787 1,508,600 782,648
Percentage 42.78% 32.07% 16.64%
Swing Decrease 0.33% Decrease 9.22% Increase 6.91%

  Fourth party
  Johannes Voggenhuber.jpg
Leader Johannes Voggenhuber
Party Greens
Leader since 1988
Last election 8 seats, 4.82%
Seats won 10
Seat change Increase 2
Popular vote 225,084
Percentage 4.78%
Swing Decrease 0.04%

Chancellor before election

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

Elected Chancellor

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

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Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on 7 October 1990.[1] The Social Democratic Party won the most seats, and retained the grand coalition with the Austrian People's Party. Voter turnout was 86.1%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 2,012,787 42.8 80 0
Austrian People's Party 1,508,600 32.1 60 –17
Freedom Party of Austria 782,648 16.6 33 +15
Green Alternative-Freda Meissner-Blau List 225,084 4.8 10 +2
United Greens of Austria 92,277 2.0 0 0
Alliance of Welfare Beneficiaries 35,833 0.8 0 New
Communist Party of Austria 25,682 0.5 0 0
Christian Electoral Community 9,263 0.2 0 New
Christian Democratic Party 6,194 0.1 0 New
Grey Austrians' Election Platform 3,996 0.1 0 New
Fritz Georg 2,530 0.1 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 143,847
Total 4,848,741 100 183 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular Vote
SPÖ
  
42.78%
ÖVP
  
32.07%
FPÖ
  
16.64%
GRÜNE
  
4.78%
VGÖ
  
1.96%
Other
  
1.77%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p196 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p216