Alexander Van der Bellen - President-elect 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 is slated to be sworn in as the new Austrian President on January 26, 2017.