State government Wenzl II
The provincial government Wenzl II under governor Erwin Wenzl (ÖVP) formed the Upper Austrian provincial government in the XXI. Legislative period of the Upper Austrian parliament from the beginning of the legislative period on 16 November 1973 to withdraw Wenzls on 19 October 1977. The state government Wenzl II was followed by the state government Ratzenböck I after.
After the state elections in 1973 , the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) emerged as the party with the strongest vote and was able to provide five of the nine members of the government. The Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) accounted for four government members . There were initially only a few changes compared to the previous government. Lelio Spannocchi (ÖVP) left the state council to take over the office of first president of the state parliament, followed by Josef Ratzenböck . During the term of office Josef Fridl (SPÖ) left the state government on December 5, 1974. He was followed on the same day by the previous Provincial Councilor Rupert Hartl as Deputy Governor. Josef Schützenberger became the new regional councilor .
|Office||Surname||Political party||Areas of responsibility|
|Deputy Governor||Rupert Hartl||SPÖ|
|Deputy Governor||Gerhard Possart||ÖVP|
|Provincial Council||Johann Diwold||ÖVP|
|Provincial Council||Josef Ratzenböck||ÖVP|
|Provincial Council||Rudolf Trauner||ÖVP|
|Provincial Council||Ernst Neuhauser||SPÖ|
|Provincial Council||Hermann Reichl||SPÖ||Energy law, water law, transport, social affairs|
|Provincial Council||Josef Schützenberger||SPÖ|
|Members of the state government who left prematurely|
|Deputy Governor||Josef Fridl||SPÖ|
- Harry Slapnicka: Upper Austria - The political leadership from 1945. Linz 1989 (contributions to the contemporary history of Upper Austria 12).