Austria: Leader speculation won’t go away

Oesterreich newspaper published its fortnightly national poll from Research Affairs this weekend, with very little headline change reported among the parties. The populist Freedom Party (FPO) continues to top the list, unchanged on 33 per cent of voting intentions. While the Social Democrats (SPO) and conservative People’s Party (OVP) trade a point, all the changes […]

Kurz looms over Austrian poll calm

March’s mid-month polls from the country’s two main research organisations are out, with little movement among the parties. However the prospect of a transformational leadership change for the third-placed People’s Party (OVP) still provides intriguing interest. In the twice-monthly Research Affairs poll for the Oesterreich newspaper, released yesterday, there is scarely a whisper of movement, […]