Political Parties in Austria

Published 8th February, 2011

Below is a list of political parties in Austria.  This is a preliminary list and will be followed with a more detailed history of the parties soon.

Parties in Parliament

Alliance for the Future of Austria (Bündnis Zukunft Österreich) (BZÖ)

Freedom Party of Austria (Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs) (FPÖ)

The Greens – The Green Alternative (Die Grünen – Die Grüne Alternative) (Grüne)

Austrian People’s Party (Österreichische Volkspartei) (ÖVP)

Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs) (SPÖ)

Parties formerly in parliament

Communist Party of Austria (Kommunistische Partei Österreichs) (KPÖ)

Liberal Forum (Liberales Forum) (LiF)

Minor parties

Communist Initiative (Kommunistische Initiative) (KI)

Animal Rights Party (Tierrechtspartei) (TRP)

Black-Yellow Alliance (Schwarz-Gelbe Allianz) (SGA)

Certainly – Absolutely – Independent (Sicher – Absolut – Unabhängig) (SAU)

Christian Electoral Community (Christliche Wählergemeinschaft) (CWG)

The Christians (Die Christen) (DC)

Citizens’ Forum (Bürgerforum) (FRITZ)

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Left (Linke) (LINKE)

Neutral Free Austria (Neutrales Freies Österreich) (NFÖ)

Pirate Party of Austria (Piratenpartei Österreichs) (PPÖ)

Save Austria (Rettet Österreich) (RETTÖ)

Socialist Left Party (Sozialistische LinksPartei) (SLP)

The Social Liberals (Die Sozialliberalen) (SoL)

Enotna Lista (Unity List) (EL)

Source:  Wikipedia

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