Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
District councillor and Deputy Mayor, Kleinhoflein, 1967-1971. District councillor, Eisenstadt. 1971-1979; town councillor, Eisenstadt, 1979-1985.
District Chairman, Burgenland Farmers’ Federation, Eisenstadt since 1975. Member of Nationalrat, for Burgenland, since 1984. Farmer on parents’ farm.
Took over parents’ farm, 1959. Senior Official, Burgenland Chamber of Agriculture, since 1973. Chairman, Raiffeisen Warehouse Cooperative, Eisenstadt, since 1974.
Member of Austrian Wine Commission, since 1986.