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Legislative elections: National Council, 5-year term, 183 seats, 4% threshold, party-list PR:
           · Federal President: Heinz Fischer (SPÖ) · Federal Chancellor: Werner Faymann (SPÖ) · Government: SPÖ, ÖVP

Party 2013 2008
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ)
Social Democratic Party of Austria
Social democracy
 
 
1888
 
 
PES
SI 
 

 
 
26,8% 52 29,3% 57
Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP)
Austrian People's Party
Christian democracy
Conservatism
 
1945
 
 
EPP
IDU 
 

 
 
24,0% 47 26,0% 51
Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (FPÖ)
Freedom Party of Austria
Right-wing populism
   
 
1956
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
20,5% 40 17,5% 34
Die Grünen – Die Grüne Alternative (GRÜNE)
The Greens – The Green Alternative
Green politics
 
 
1986
 
 
EGP
GG
 

 
 
12,4% 24 10,4% 20
Team Frank Stronach (FRANK)
Team Frank Stronach
Euroscepticism
Economic liberalism
 
2012
 
 
 
 
 
5,7% 11 - -
Das Neue Österreich und Liberales Forum (NEOS)
The New Austria and Liberal Forum
(2008: LIF)
Liberalism
 
 
2012
 
 
ALDE
  
 

 
 
5,0% 9 2,1% -
Bündnis Zukunft Österreich (BZÖ)
Alliance for the Future of Austria
Right-wing populism
Economic liberalism
 
2005
 
 
 
 
 
3,5% - 10,7% 21
Others 2,1% - 4,0% -
Total - 183 - 183
Turnout 74,9% 78,8%

 © 2013 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Bundesministerium für Inneres (http://www.bmi.gv.at).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1945-2008).