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Eight political parties are represented in the Landtage legislative assemblies of the nine Austrian states. Currently the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP), the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) and The Greens are represented in all state diets. The Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) is represented in all state diets except Carinthia, where its sister, the Freedom Party in Carinthia (FPK), has seats instead; the two parties form a common faction in the National Council of Austria and are listed together below.
|Seats||ÖVP||SPÖ||FPÖ/FPK||Greens||TS||BZÖ||KPÖ||Other||Election duration||Last Election||Next election||Source|
|Burgenland||36||13||18||3||1||1 (LBL)||5 years||2010||2015|||
|Carinthia||36||5||14||6 (FPK)||5||4||2||5 years||2013||2018|||
|Lower Austria||56||30||13||4||4||5||5 years||2013||2018|||
|Upper Austria||56||28||14||9||5||6 years||2009||2015|||
|Tyrol||36||16||5||4||5||6 (Forward Tyrol 4, FRITZ 2)||5 years||2013||2018|||
The seats of ruling parties are in bold fonts.
The Austrian Landtage are unicameral legislatures, according to the Constitution of Austria deciding in all matters unless explicitly subject of federal legislation. On the federal level they are represented in the Federal Council of Austria.
Makeup of current Austrian state governments. The largest faction (Klub) usually nominates the state governor (Landeshauptmann). Large boxes indicate parties providing state head of government, smaller boxes other parties represented in state government.
- 2010 election results, State Burgenland, retrieved 2010-06-02 (German).
- Carinthian state, Members of the state Assembly, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- Lower Austrian state Assembly, Distribution of seats since 1945, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- Lower Austrian state Assembly, State Government, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- State Upper Austria, Distribution of seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- State Upper Austria, State Government, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- State Salzburg, 2009 state election results - Distribution of Seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- Styrian state assembly, Distribution of Seats since 1945, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- Tyrolean elections, Results of the 2008 Tyrolean state election, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- Tyrolean state government, in German, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- Vorarlberg state assembly, Distribution of Seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
- Vienna state assembly, Distribution of Seats, retrieved 2010-05-15 (German).
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