WELS – For the first time in its 130-year history, the Austrian SPÖ, a woman chosen as party leader. The social democrats opted Saturday for the 47-year-old Pamela Rendi-Wagner on their partijconferentie in the city of Wels.
Pamela Rendi-Wagner, here, in addition to Sebastian Kurz, was previously a half years, minister of Health.
Rendi-Wagner got to 97.8 percent of the votes. There were no opponents run. It follows the former SPÖ-leader and former chancellor Christian Core, that recently the political left.
The SPÖ is in the opposition since the elections. a year ago.