Austrian presidential election, 1957

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Presidential elections were held in Austria on 5 May 1957.[1] There were only two candidates, with Adolf Schärf of the Social Democratic Party winning with 51.1% of the vote. Voter turnout was 97.2%.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Adolf Schärf Social Democratic Party 2,258,255 51.1
Wolfgang Denk Austrian People's Party-Freedom Party of Austria 2,159,604 48.9
Invalid/blank votes 81,706
Total 4,499,565 100
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Nohlen, Dieter; Stöver, Philip (31 May 2010). Elections in Europe: A data handbook. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. p. 196. ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7. 
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p221

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