Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ)
Communists emerge as single largest party in Austrian city of Graz

In the elections held to the city council of Graz, the capital of the Austrian State of Styria and the second-largest city in the country, the Communist Party of Austria (KPO) emerged as the single largest force, securing 28.9% of the votes and 15 seats

COVID-19 in Austria Austrian left demands free availability of mandatory FFP2 masks

In the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 infections, the Austrian government made it mandatory for people to wear medical-grade FFP2 masks in public transport, hospitals, shops and other establishments from January 25

Workers of Volkswagen Group subsidiary stage protests over closure of plant in Austria

Workers of the commercial vehicle manufacturing plant of MAN Truck & Bus Österreich AG (MTBÖ)  in Steyr staged a protest following the announcement on closing their plant, which will put nearly 2,000 jobs at risk

Lower Austria elections Austrian communists regain northeastern municipal council seats

The Communist Party of Austria (KPO) has won seats in four municipalities of the northeastern State of Lower Austria, while the Party of Labour of Austria (PdA) has won one municipal seat

Austria state elections Austrian communists make significant gains in Styrian state elections

The list led by the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ) won 6.02% of the total votes and 3 seats in the elections to the Styrian state assembly, held on November 24

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