1965 Austrian presidential election

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Nominee Franz Jonas Alfons Gorbach
Party SPÖ ÖVP
Home state Vienna Tyrol
Popular vote 2,324,436 2,260,888
Percentage 50.7% 49.3%

President before election

Adolf Schärf
SPÖ

Elected President

Franz Jonas
SPÖ

Presidential elections were held in Austria on 23 May 1965,[1] 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%.[2]

Results

Candidate Party Votes %
Franz Jonas Socialist Party 2,324,436 50.7
Alfons Gorbach Austrian People's Party 2,260,888 49.3
Invalid/blank votes 94,103
Total 4,679,427 100
Registered voters/turnout 4,874,928 96.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, Dieter; Stöver, Philip (31 May 2010). Elections in Europe: A data handbook. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. p. 196. ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7.
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p222