Presidential elections were held in Austria on 18 May 1980. Supported by both major parties, the ruling Socialist Party and opposition Austrian People's Party, incumbent president Rudolf Kirchschläger was re-elected with a landslide of 80% of the vote. The competing candidates were Willfried Gredler of the Freedom Party of Austria and Norbert Burger of the National Democratic Party, which was later banned.
|Willfried Gredler||Freedom Party of Austria||751,400||16.96|
|Norbert Burger||National Democratic Party||140,741||3.18|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|