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Austria (European Parliament constituency)

In European elections, Austria is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by eighteen MEPs. It covers the member state of Austria.

Current MEPs

As of October 2007
Name National Party EP group
Herbert Bösch Sozialdemokratische PES
Wolfgang Bulfon Sozialdemokratische PES
Harald Ettl Sozialdemokratische PES
Othmar Karas Volkspartei EPP–ED
Jörg Leichtfried Sozialdemokratische PES
Eva Lichtenberger Die Grünen G–EFA
Hans-Peter Martin independent non attached
Andreas Mölzer Freiheitliche Partei ITS
Hubert Pirker Volkspartei EPP–ED
Christa Prets Sozialdemokratische PES
Reinhard Rack Volkspartei EPP–ED
Karin Resetarits Liberales Forum ALDE
Paul Rübig Volkspartei EPP–ED
Karin Scheele Sozialdemokratische PES
Agnes Schierhuber Volkspartei EPP–ED
Richard Seeber Volkspartei EPP–ED
Hannes Swoboda Sozialdemokratische PES
Johannes Voggenhuber Die Grünen G–EFA

1996

This was the first European election in Austria.

1999

The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament.

2004

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament.
 Summary of the results of Austria's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) PES Johannes Swoboda 833,517 33.33 1.62
7 / 18
0
People's Party (ÖVP) EPP Ursula Stenzel 817,716 32.70 2.03
6 / 18
1
Hans-Peter Martin's List (MARTIN) None Hans Peter Martin 349,696 13.98 new
2 / 18
2
The Greens – The Green Alternative (GRÜNE) EGP Johannes Voggenhuber 322,429 12.89 3.60
2 / 18
0
Freedom Party (FPÖ) None Johann Kronberger 157,722 6.31 17.09
1 / 18
4
Opposition for a Europe of Solidarity (LINKE) PEL Leo Gabriel 19,530 0.78
0 / 18
Valid votes 2,500,610 97.43
Blank and invalid votes 66,029 2.57
Totals 2,566,639 100.00
18 / 18
3
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,049,129 42.43 6.97

2009

 Summary of the results of Austria's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
People's Party (ÖVP) EPP Ernst Strasser 858,921 29.98 2.7
6 / 17
0
6 / 19
0
Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) PES Johannes Swoboda 680,041 23.74 9.6
4 / 17
3
5 / 19
1
Hans-Peter Martin's List (MARTIN) None Hans-Peter Martin 506,092 17.67 3.7
3 / 17
1
3 / 19
0
Freedom Party (FPÖ) None Andreas Mölzer 364,207 12.71 6.4
2 / 17
1
2 / 19
0
The Greens – The Green Alternative (GRÜNE) EGP Ulrike Lunacek 284,505 9.93 3.0
2 / 17
0
2 / 19
0
Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZÖ) None Ewald Stadler 131,261 4.58 new
0 / 17
0
1 / 19
1
Young Liberals (JULIS) None Hannes Müllner 20,668 0.71 new
0 / 17
0
0 / 19
0
Communist Party (KPÖ) PEL Günther Hopfgartner 18,926 0.65 0.1
0 / 17
0
0 / 19
0
Valid votes 2,864,621 97.93
Blank and invalid votes 60,511 2.07
Totals 2,925,132 100.00
17 / 17
1
19 / 19
2
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,362,761 45.97 3.54
Source: Austrian Ministry of Interior

2014

 Summary of the results of Austria's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) EPP Othmar Karas 761,896 26.98 3.00
5 / 18
1
Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) PES Eugen Freud 680,180 24.09 0.35
5 / 18
0
Freedom Party (FPÖ) EAF Harald Vilimsky 556,835 19.72 7.01
4 / 18
2
The Greens – The Green Alternative (GRÜNE) EGP Ulrike Lunacek 410,089 14.52 4.59
3 / 18
1
NEOS – The New Austria (NEOS) ALDE Party Angelika Mlinar 229,781 8.14 new
1 / 18
1
EU-STOP (EUSTOP) None Robert Marschall 77,897 2.76 new
0 / 18
0
Europe Different (ANDERS) European Left
PPEU
Martin Ehrenhauser 60,451 2.14 new
0 / 18
0
The Reform Conservatives (REKOS) MELD Ewald Stadler 33,224 1.18 new
0 / 18
0
Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZÖ) None Angelika Werthmann 13,208 0.47 4.11
0 / 18
1
Valid votes 2,823,561 97.05
Blank and invalid votes 85,936 2.95
Totals 2,909,497 100.00
18 / 18
1
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,410,602 45.39 0.58
Source: Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior

References

External links

  • European Election News by European Election Law Association (Eurela)
  • List of MEPs europarl.europa.eu
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