Pilz backing halves after allegations as Austria voters approve OVP-FPO coalition

The first national poll in Austria since parliamentary elections nearly four weeks ago is released tonight. Voting intentions have moved little in the Research Affairs survey for Oesterreich, with the exception of the list of Peter Pilz, the former Green politician who won eight seats in Vienna. After Pilz sensationally resigned his seat following sexual […]

OVP lead solid with two weeks to polling day

Austria’s conservative OVP continues to sail serenely towards victory on 15 October, when the country will elect a new Nationalrat. Under Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, the party has polled a consistent 32 to 34 per cent across ten surveys during September, leaving its SPO (social democrat) and FPO (populist right) rivals battling for second place […]