Austrian presidential election, 1963

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Austrian presidential election, 1963
Austria
1957 ←
28 April 1963
→ 1965

  Adolf Schärf (cropped).JPG Julius-Raab-1961.jpg
Nominee Adolf Schärf Julius Raab
Party SPÖ ÖVP
Popular vote 2,473,349 1,814,125
Percentage 55.4% 40.6%

President before election

Adolf Schärf
SPÖ

Elected President

Adolf Schärf
SPÖ

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Presidential elections were held in Austria on 28 April 1963.[1] The result was a victory for incumbent President Adolf Schärf of the Social Democratic Party, who received 55.4% of the vote. Voter turnout was 95.6%.[2]

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Adolf Schärf Social Democratic Party 2,473,349 55.4
Julius Raab Austrian People's Party 1,814,125 40.6
Josef Kimmel Independent 176,646 4.0
Invalid/blank votes 190,537
Total 4,654,657 100
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, Dieter; Stöver, Philip (31 May 2010). Elections in Europe: A data handbook. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. p. 196. ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7. 
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p221