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Federal President: Alexander Van der Bellen (GRÜNE) · Federal Chancellor: Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) · Governing parties: ÖVP, FPÖ
Legislative elections: National Council, 5-year term, 183 seats, 4% threshold, party-list PR:

Party 2017 2013
Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP)  
Austrian People's Party
Christian democracy
Conservatism
31,5% 62 24,0% 47
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ)  
Social Democratic Party of Austria
Social democracy 
 
26,9% 52 26,8% 52
Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (FPÖ)  
Freedom Party of Austria
Right-wing populism
National conservatism
26,0% 51 20,5% 40
Das Neue Österreich und Liberales Forum (NEOS)  
The New Austria and Liberal Forum
Liberalism 
 
5,3% 10 5,0% 9
Liste Pilz (PILZ)
List Pilz
Green politics 
 
4,4% 8 - -
Die Grünen - Die Grüne Alternative (GRÜNE)  
The Greens - The Green Alternative
Green politics 
 
3,8% - 12,4% 24
Team Stronach für Österreich (FRANK)  
Team Stronach for Austria
Euroscepticism
Economic liberalism
- - 5,7% 11
Others  2,1% - 5,6% -
Total - 183 - 183
Turnout 80,0% 74,9%

 © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Bundesministerium für Inneres (http://www.bmi.gv.at).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1995-2013 ( For full coverage, 1945-present, click here):

1995 1999 2002 2006 2008 2013
SPÖ % 38,1 33,2 36,5 35,3 29,3 26,8
  S. 71 65 69 68 57 52
ÖVP % 28,3 26,9 42,3 34,3 26,0 24,0
  S. 53 52 79 66 51 47
FPÖ % 21,9 26,9 10,0 11,0 17,5 20,5
  S. 40 52 18 21 34 40
GRÜNE % 4,8 7,4 9,5 11,1 10,4 12,4
  S. 9 14 17 21 20 24
FRANK % - - - - - 5,7
  S. - - - - - 11
NEOS (LIF) % 5,5 3,7 1,0 - 2,1 5,0
  S. 10 - - - - 9
BZÖ % - - - 4,1 10,7 3,5
  S. - - - 7 21 -
Others % 1,4 1,9 0,7 4,2 4,0 2,1
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 183 183 183 183 183 183
Turnout % 86,0 80,4 84,3 78,5 78,8 74,9

Abbreviations: SPÖ: Social Democratic Party of Austria; ÖVP: Austrian People's Party; FPÖ: Freedom Party of Austria; GRÜNE: The Greens-The Green Alternative; FRANK: Team Stronach for Austria; NEOS: The New Austria and Liberal Forum (1995-2008: Liberal Forum, LIF); BZÖ: Alliance Future Austria. © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck.