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This election’s close call is the shake up Austria needs

June 6th 2016 - 10:10

For most pro-Europeans, it was the quintessential optimist-or-pessimist choice. On the evening of 22nd May, Austrians were told not only that the Presidential election between the Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer and Green Party candidate Alexander Van der Bellen was too close to call, but that the projected final tally – including all absentee ballots – was razor thin at 50.0% to 50.0%. Only a few thousand votes might make the difference, leaving many to wait anxiously for the absentee ballots to be counted the next day.

Read the whole article by Alexander Klimburg in Europe's World.

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