Austrian European Union membership referendum, 1994

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A referendum on European Union membership was held in Austria on 12 June 1994.[1] The question asked was Shall the National Council's decision on the Constitutional Law (Bundesverfassungsgesetz) concerning the Accession of Austria to the European Union be enacted as law?. The result of the vote was 66.6% in favour, with a turnout of 82.3%.[2] Austria joined the EU as part of the 1995 enlargement.

Results[edit]

Austrian European Union membership referendum, 1994
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 3,145,981 66.6
No 1,578,850 33.4
Valid votes 4,724,831 99.1
Invalid or blank votes 43,570 0.9
Total votes 4,724,831 100.00
Registered voters and turnout 5,790,578 82.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Austrian European Union membership referendum, 1994 results by state[3]
State Registered voters Valid (votes) Yes (votes) No (votes) Yes (%) No (%)
Burgenland 213.090 198.279 148.041 50.238 74,7 25,3
Styria 907.991 728.037 501.481 226.556 68,9 31,1
Kärnten 420.630 340.867 232.457 108.410 68,2 31,8
Lower Austria 1.115.663 999.471 678.988 320.483 67,9 32,1
Vorarlberg 221.863 177.506 118.206 59.300 66,6 33,4
Wien 1.133.693 820.675 542.905 277.770 66,2 33,8
Upper Austria 974.865 824.512 539.965 284.547 65,5 34,5
Salzburg 347.387 284.283 184.948 99.335 65,1 34,9
Tirol 455.396 351.201 198.990 152.211 56,7 43,3
Total 5.790.578 4.724.831 3.145.981 1.578.850 66,6 33,4

References[edit]

Results at the district level.
Official ballot paper for the Austrian European Union membership referendum, 1994.
  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010). Elections in Europe: A data handbook. p. 196. 
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p207
  3. ^ "BM.I - Wahlen - Volksbastimmungen". www.bmi.gv.at. Retrieved 2017-05-29.