Austrian legislative election, 1994

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Austrian legislative election, 1994

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183 seats in the National Council of Austria
92 seats were needed for a majority

  First party Second party Third party
  Franz-vranitzky-01 (cropped).jpg Vienna 2013-05-03 Stadtfest - Dr. Erhard Busek on occasion of opening 'Wiener Stadtfest' 2013 (cropped).jpg Haider, Jörg (cropped).jpg
Leader Franz Vranitzky Erhard Busek Jörg Haider
Party SPÖ ÖVP FPÖ
Leader since 1988 1991 1986
Leader's seat 9 Vienna 9A Vienna Inner-city-South 2A Klagenfurt
Last election 80 seats, 42.78% 60 seats, 32.07% 33 seats, 16.64%
Seats won 65 52 42
Seat change Decrease 15 Decrease 8 Increase 9
Popular vote 1,617,804 1,281,846 1,042,332
Percentage 34.92% 27.67% 22.50%
Swing Decrease 7.86% Decrease 4.40% Increase 5.86%

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Madeleine Petrovic Sankt Poelten 20080911.jpg Heide Schmidt Wien2008 (cropped).jpg
Leader Madeleine Petrovic Heide Schmidt
Party Greens LiF
Leader since 1994 1993
Leader's seat 9F Vienna North-West 9F Vienna North-West
Last election 10 seats, 4.78% new
Seats won 13 11
Seat change Increase 3 Increase 11
Popular vote 338,538 276,580
Percentage 7.31% 5.96%
Swing Increase 2.53% Increase 5.96%

Chancellor before election

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

Elected Chancellor

Franz Vranitzky
SPÖ

Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on 9 October 1994.[1] The Social Democratic Party won the most seats, and retained the grand coalition with the Austrian People's Party. Voter turnout was 81.9%.[2]

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 1,617,804 34.9 65 –15
Austrian People's Party 1,281,846 27.7 52 –8
Freedom Party of Austria 1,042,332 22.5 42 +9
Green Alternative 338,538 7.3 13 +3
Liberal Forum 276,580 6.0 11 New
No - Civic Action Group against the sale of Austria 41,492 0.9 0 New
Communist Party of Austria 11,919 0.3 0 0
Christian Electoral Community 9,051 0.2 0 0
United Greens of Austria 5,776 0.1 0 0
Austrian Natural Law Party 4,209 0.1 0 New
Centrist Greens of Austria 2,504 0.1 0 New
The Best Party 581 0.0 0 0
Fritz Georg 482 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 97,873
Total 4,730,987 100 183 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
SPÖ
34.92%
ÖVP
27.67%
FPÖ
22.50%
GRÜNE
7.31%
LIF
5.96%
NEIN
0.90%
Other
0.75%
Parliamentary seats
SPÖ
35.52%
ÖVP
28.42%
FPÖ
22.95%
GRÜNE
7.10%
LIF
6.01%

References

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


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