1990 Austrian legislative election

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Austrian legislative election, 1990

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183 seats in the National Council of Austria
92 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Franz-vranitzky-01 (cropped).jpg Josef Riegler Steiermark (cropped 2).jpg
Leader Franz Vranitzky Josef Riegler
Party SPÖ ÖVP
Leader since 1988 1989
Last election 80 seats, 43.11% 77 seats, 41.29%
Seats won 80 60
Seat change 0 Decrease 17
Popular vote 2,012,787 1,508,600
Percentage 42.78% 32.07%
Swing Decrease 0.33% Decrease 9.22%

  Third party Fourth party
  Haider, Jörg (cropped).jpg Johannes Voggenhuber (cropped).jpg
Leader Jörg Haider Johannes Voggenhuber
Party FPÖ Greens
Leader since 1986 1988
Last election 18 seats, 9.73% 8 seats, 4.82%
Seats won 33 10
Seat change Increase 15 Increase 2
Popular vote 782,648 225,084
Percentage 16.64% 4.78%
Swing Increase 6.91% Decrease 0.04%

Chancellor before election

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

Elected Chancellor

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on 7 October 1990.[1] The Social Democratic Party won the most seats, and retained the grand coalition with the Austrian People's Party. Voter turnout was 86.1%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Socialist Party 2,012,787 42.8 80 0
Austrian People's Party 1,508,600 32.1 60 –17
Freedom Party of Austria 782,648 16.6 33 +15
Green Alternative-Freda Meissner-Blau List 225,084 4.8 10 +2
United Greens of Austria 92,277 2.0 0 0
Alliance of Welfare Beneficiaries 35,833 0.8 0 New
Communist Party of Austria 25,682 0.5 0 0
Christian Electoral Community 9,263 0.2 0 New
Christian Democratic Party 6,194 0.1 0 New
Grey Austrians' Election Platform 3,996 0.1 0 New
Fritz Georg 2,530 0.1 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 143,847
Total 4,848,741 100 183 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
SPÖ
42.78%
ÖVP
32.07%
FPÖ
16.64%
GRÜNE
4.78%
VGÖ
1.96%
Other
1.77%
Parliamentary seats
SPÖ
43.72%
ÖVP
32.79%
FPÖ
18.03%
GRÜNE
5.46%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p196 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p216