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.


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


  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010). Elections in Europe: A data handbook. p. 196. 
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p207