Alexander Van der Bellen - President of Austria

Van der Bellen 2Van der Bellen emerged as the winner of the repeat run-off vote on December 4, 2016. He won the election with 53.8% of votes and a voter turnout of 74.2%. His opponent, Norbert Hofer conceded the race to Van der Bellen when the result had become apparent shortly after polls closed. Van der Bellen was sworn in as the new Austrian President on January 26, 2017.