Election result 1956 in Austria

Election result

ÖVP
46.0
+4.7
SPÖ
43.0
+0.9
FPÖ
6.5
-4.4
KPÖ
4.4
-0.9
Others
0.1

Distribution of seats in parliament

Parties in parliament
Seats in parliament : 165
Political orientation
Left-leaning parties : 77
Right-leaning parties : 88

Coalition possibilities

Majority requires 83 seats
ÖVP + SPÖ
156
ÖVP + FPÖ
88
ÖVP
82

Pre-election institute polls

Election result
ÖVP
46
SPÖ
43
FPÖ
6.5
KPÖ
4.4
Others
0.1

Election result

Party Votes Seats
ÖVP 46.0% +4.7% 82 +8
SPÖ 43.0% +0.9% 74 +1
FPÖ 6.5% -4.4% 6 -8
KPÖ 4.4% -0.9% 3 -1
Sonstige Parteien 0.1% -0.3% 0 ±0