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Legislative elections: National Council, 4-year term, 4% threshold, party-list proportional representation system
           · Federal President: Heinz Fischer (SPÖ) · Federal Chancellor: Werner Faymann (SPÖ) · Government: SPÖ, ÖVP

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2008 Seats 2006 Seats
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ) <
Social Democratic Party of Austria
Social democracy
 
PES, SI
1888
29,3% 57 35,3% 68
Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP) <
Austrian People's Party
Christian democracy; Conservatism
 
EPP, IDU
1945
26,0% 51 34,3% 66
Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (FPÖ) <
Freedom Party of Austria
Right-wing populism
 
-
1956
17,5% 34 11,0% 21
Bündnis Zukunft Österreich (BZÖ) <
Alliance for the Future of Austria
Right-wing populism; National conservatism -
2005
10,7% 21 4,1% 7
Die Grünen - Die Grüne Alternative (GRÜNE) <
The Greens - The Green Alternative
Green politics
 
EGP, GG
1986
10,4% 20 11,1% 21
Others - - 6,1% - 4,2% -
Total - - - 183 - 183
Turnout - - 78,8% 78,5%

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2006-2012 zentele.de. Source: BMI (http://www.bmi.gv.at). Archive: Elections 1945-2002.