Austrian legislative election, 1994

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Austrian legislative election, 1994
Austria
1990 ←
9 October 1994 → 1995

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 Vienna 2013-05-03 Stadtfest - Dr. Erhard Busek on occasion of opening 'Wiener Stadtfest' 2013.jpg Jörg Haider 28082008.jpg
Leader Franz Vranitzky Erhard Busek Jörg Haider
Party SPÖ ÖVP FPÖ
Leader since 1988 1991 1986
Leader's seat 9 Vienna 9A Vienna Inner-city-South 2A Klagenfurt
Last election 80 seats, 42.78% 60 seats, 32.07% 33 seats, 16.64%
Seats won 65 52 42
Seat change Decrease 15 Decrease 8 Increase 9
Popular vote 1,617,804 1,281,846 1,042,332
Percentage 34.92% 27.67% 22.50%
Swing Decrease 7.86% Decrease 4.40% Increase 5.86%

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Madeleine Petrovic Sankt Poelten 20080911.jpg Heide Schmidt Wien2008.jpg
Leader Madeleine Petrovic Heide Schmidt
Party Greens LiF
Leader since 1994 1993
Leader's seat 9F Vienna North-West 9F Vienna North-West
Last election 10 seats, 4.78% new
Seats won 13 11
Seat change Increase 3 Increase 11
Popular vote 338,538 276,580
Percentage 7.31% 5.96%
Swing Increase 2.53% Increase 5.96%

Chancellor before election

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

Elected Chancellor

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

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Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on 9 October 1994.[1] The Social Democratic Party won the most seats, and retained the grand coalition with the Austrian People's Party. Voter turnout was 81.9%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 1,617,804 34.9 65 –15
Austrian People's Party 1,281,846 27.7 52 –8
Freedom Party of Austria 1,042,332 22.5 42 +9
Green Alternative 338,538 7.3 13 +3
Liberal Forum 276,580 6.0 11 New
No - Civic Action Group against the sale of Austria 41,492 0.9 0 New
Communist Party of Austria 11,919 0.3 0 0
Christian Electoral Community 9,051 0.2 0 0
United Greens of Austria 5,776 0.1 0 0
Austrian Natural Law Party 4,209 0.1 0 New
Centrist Greens of Austria 2,504 0.1 0 New
The Best Party 581 0.0 0 0
Fritz Georg 482 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 97,873
Total 4,730,987 100 183 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular Vote
SPÖ
  
34.92%
ÖVP
  
27.67%
FPÖ
  
22.50%
GRÜNE
  
7.31%
LIF
  
5.96%
NEIN
  
0.90%
Other
  
0.75%

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