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

Results by States[edit]

State Yes (votes) Yes (%) No (votes) No (%)
Burgenland 148.041 74,7 50.238 25,3
Styria 501.481 68,9 226.556 31,1
Kärnten 232.457 68,2 108.410 31,8
Lower Austria 678.988 67,9 320.483 32,1
Vorarlberg 118.206 66,6 59.300 33,4
Wien 542.905 66,2 277.770 33,8
Upper Austria 539.965 65,5 284.547 34,5
Salzburg 184.948 65,1 99.335 34,9
Tirol 198.990 56,7 152.211 43,3
Total 3.145.981 66,6 1.578.850 33,4

References[edit]

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