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Presidential elections in Austria has yet again been postponed

Presidential elections in Austria has yet again been postponed

The Austrian presidential election of October 2, have been postponed. There are errors discovered in the ballots.

Minister of the Interior, Wolfgang Sobotka, therefore, Monday, decided the elections later this year. That is the end of november or beginning of december.

The vote on 2 October was already a second chance after the failed presidential elections of 24 april. When won in the nick of time, the leftist candidate, Alexander Van der Call, but afterwards, it was concluded that something wrong had gone on with the votes by correspondence were released.

In the ‘repeated’ votes makes Van der Bellens rival Norbert Höfer chance to still win. Höfer, leader of the nationalist FPÖ, would be the first populist in the recent European history can be head of state is chosen.

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