• ÖVP: 9
  • SPÖ: 2

Badersdorf (Hungarian: Pöszöny ) is a municipality in the district of Oberwart in Burgenland in Austria.


The municipality is located in southern Burgenland. Badersdorf is the only place in the community.


Documented the place was first mentioned in 1221 as " Poszicz ". The place was like the rest of Burgenland to 1920/21 Hungary ( German West Hungary). Since 1898, had to be used because of Magyarization the government in Budapest the Hungarian name Pöszöny. After the end of World War II German West Hungary was awarded in the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon in 1919 Austria after tough negotiations. The place belongs since 1921 to the newly founded State of Burgenland (see also history of Burgenland ). Badersdorf not one of those communities of Burgenland, which have a Hungarian section of the population. Therefore, the Hungarian name has disappeared in the spoken language. In 1970, the independent community Badersdorf was incorporated into the greater community Kohfidisch. After a referendum in 1991 Badersdorf since 1 January 1993 again an independent municipality.




As with the 2007 elections also continued at the Mayor direct elections in 2012 Mayor Franz Gentiles ( ÖVP) with 77.5 % against Vice Mayor Harald Latzko ( SPÖ) by.

At the same time, held municipal elections, the ÖVP won added 7.7%, reaching 75.2 % a two-thirds majority. In addition to the ÖVP, the SPÖ was only begun in the community, which lost 7.7% and thus a mandate to the ÖVP.

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