Burgenland state election, 2005

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The Burgenland state election of 2005 was held in the Austrian state of Burgenland on 9 October 2005.

The SPÖ won the election in a landslide victory. State governor since 2000, Hans Niessl, Burgenland SPÖ chairman, won another term as state governor.

Party Votes in % Seats Change
  Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) 52.2% 19 +2
  Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) 36.3% 13 ±0
  Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) 5.8% 2 -2
  The Greens – The Green Alternative (Grüne) 5.2% 2 ±0
  Others 0.5% 0 ±0
Popular Vote
SPÖ
  
52.18%
ÖVP
  
36.38%
FPÖ
  
5.75%
GRÜNE
  
5.21%
Other
  
0.48%