Austrian presidential election, 1971

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Austrian presidential election, 1971
Austria
1965 ←
25 April 1971 → 1974

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Nominee Franz Jonas Kurt Waldheim
Party SPÖ ÖVP
Popular vote 2,487,239 2,224,809
Percentage 52.8% 47.2%

President before election

Franz Jonas
SPÖ

Elected President

Franz Jonas
SPÖ

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Presidential elections were held in Austria on 25 April 1971.[1] The result was a victory for incumbent President Franz Jonas of the Social Democratic Party, who received 52.8% of the vote. Voter turnout was 95.3%.[2]

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Franz Jonas Social Democratic Party 2,487,239 52.8
Kurt Waldheim Austrian People's Party 2,224,809 47.2
Invalid/blank votes 75,658
Total 4,787,706 100
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p196 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p222