Austrian far-right party launches challenge of presidential poll result

Austrian far-right party launches challenge of presidential poll result

Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party (FPO) is formally challenging the result of last month’s presidential election, which its candidate lost by a narrow margin, legal officials said Wednesday. The FPO is claiming numerous irregularities in the May 22 election, particularly for the absentee vote count, said Constitutional Court spokesman Christian Neuwirth. “(The) challenge by Heinz-Christian Strache […]