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How people elect parliaments

Independent wins Austrian presidency

Independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen has been elected as the next President of Austria by a slim 31,000 votes over the anti-immigrant Freedom Party’s Norbert Hofer. The result – … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Austrian presidential vote a virtual tie

Yesterday’s presidential election in Austria is hanging in the balance, with the leading broadcaster projecting a virtual 50/50 tie. The result will either bring in Europe’s first far-right nationalist elected head of … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment