June 08, 2016

Austria’s Far Right Still Ignoring Election Results

Bernie Sanders isn’t the only politician that doesn’t know when to quit. Now that the far-right candidate Norbert Hofer lost Austria’s presidential election, he claims there were irregularities at the polls. Hofer lost by a narrow margin to Alexander Van der Bellen, but initially wasn’t a sore loser about it, saying there were “no signs of electoral fraud” at the time. Now, Hofer’s ultra-conservative Freedom Party (FPÖ) will contest the outcome, forcing the constitutional court to establish whether or not these irregularities existed. FPÖ also wants to abolish the postal voting system, arguing that it’s erroneous and corrupt in its current form. Sound familiar? 

Good Read: Austria’s Narrow Election Is A Warning Sign To All

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