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|Politics of Austria|
Presidential elections were held in Austria on 23 May 1965, following the death of incumbent President Adolf Schärf on 28 February. The result was a victory for Franz Jonas of the Socialist Party, who received 50.7% of the vote. Voter turnout was 96.0%.
|Franz Jonas||Socialist Party||2,324,436||50.7|
|Alfons Gorbach||Austrian People's Party||2,260,888||49.3|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|