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Austria
European Parliament constituency
Austria (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2007
Location amongst the 2007 constituencies
Created 1996
MEP(s) 18 (2004)
Source(s) [1][2]

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

Contents

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. Registered voters: 6,049,129
Votes cast: 2,566,639 (42.43%)
Valid votes: 2,500,610 (97.4%)
Invalid votes: 66,029 (2.6%)

Party Votes % Change Seats Change
Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) 833,517 33.33 +1.6 7 -
Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) 817,716 32.70 +2.0 6 -1
Hans-Peter Martin's list 349,696 13.98 - 2 +2
Greens - Green Alternative 322,429 12.89 +3.6 2 -
Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) 157,722 6.31 -17.1 1 -4
Opposition for a Europe of Solidarity - European Left, KPÖ and Independents 19,530 0.78 - - -
Total 2,566,639 - - 18 -3

2009

e • d  Summary of the 7 June 2009 European Parliament election results for Austria
Parties Political group Votes +/− % +/− Seats +/−
Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) EPP 858,921 +41,205 29.98 −2.7 6 0
Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) PES 680,041 −153,476 23.74 −9.6 4 −3
List Dr. Martin - For Democracy, Control, Justice (MARTIN) NI 506,092 +156,396 17.67 +3.7 3 +1
Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) NI 364,207 +206,485 12.71 +6.4 2 +1
The Greens – The Green Alternative (GRÜNE) EGP 284,505 −37,924 9.93 −3.0 2 0
Alliance for the Future of Austria (BZÖ) 131,261 * 4.58 * *
Young Liberals Austria (JuLis) 20,668 * 0.71 * *
Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ) 18,926 −604 0.65 −0.1 0
Total (turnout 45.97%; +3.6%) 2,925,132 100.0 17 −1
Notes:
*  Did not contest the 2004 election.
Source: Austrian Ministry of Interior

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