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Distribution of seats in the Austrian Landtage

This article is part of a series on the
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The Austrian Landtage are the unicameral legislatures of the nine Austrian states, according to the Constitution of Austria deciding in all matters unless explicitly subject of federal legislation. On federal level the Landtage (state diets) are represented in the Federal Council.

Eight political parties are represented in the Landtage legislative assemblies. Currently the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP), the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ), the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ), and the Green Party are represented in all state diets.

Table

States Seats ÖVP SPÖ FPÖ Greens TS BZÖ KPÖ Other Period Last Election Next Election Source
Burgenland 36 11 15 6 2 - - -   2 (LBL) 5 years 2015 2020 [1]
Carinthia 36 5 14 6 5 3 2 -   1 (Non-partisan) 5 years 2013 2018 [2]
Lower Austria 56 30 13 4 4 5 - -   5 years 2013 2018 [3][4]
Upper Austria 56 21 11 18 6 - - -   6 years 2015 2021 [5][6]
Salzburg 36 11 9 1 7 3 - -   5 (FPS) 5 years 2013 2018 [7]
Styria 48 14 15 14 3 - - 2   5 years 2015 2020 [8]
Tyrol 36 16 5 4 5 - - -   3 (Forward Tyrol), 2 (FRITZ), 1 (Non-partisan) 5 years 2013 2018 [9][10]
Vorarlberg 36 16 3 9 6 - - -   2 (NEOS) 5 years 2014 2019 [11]
Vienna 100 7 44 34 10 - - -   5 (NEOS) 5 years 2015 2020 [12]
Total 440 131 129 96 48 11 2 2 21  

The seats of ruling parties are in bold fonts. The state governments of Burgenland, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, and Styria are formed according to the principle of proportional representation.

State governments

Makeup of current Austrian state governments. The largest faction (Klub) usually nominates the state governor (Landeshauptmann). Large boxes indicate parties providing state head of government, smaller boxes other parties represented in state government.

References

  1. ^ 2010 election results, State Burgenland, retrieved 2010-06-02 (German).
  2. ^ Carinthian state, Members of the state Assembly, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  3. ^ Lower Austrian state Assembly, Distribution of seats since 1945, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  4. ^ Lower Austrian state Assembly, State Government, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  5. ^ State Upper Austria, Distribution of seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  6. ^ State Upper Austria, State Government, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  7. ^ State Salzburg, 2009 state election results - Distribution of Seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  8. ^ Styrian state assembly, Distribution of Seats since 1945, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  9. ^ Tyrolean elections, Results of the 2008 Tyrolean state election, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  10. ^ Tyrolean state government, in German, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  11. ^ Vorarlberg state assembly, Distribution of Seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
  12. ^ Vienna state assembly, Distribution of Seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
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