Nationalists win 53% in Austria, Sebastian Kurz to become Chancellor

  • Written by  A.P.,Source:EU Times
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Wow, so nationalists won back Austria.

That’s fantastic news! OVP won 37% + FPO’s 16%, now they finally get a clear majority of 53%

Exit polls released following Austria’s parliamentary elections have shown a clear victory for Sebastian Kurz’s Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP), strong gains for the Greens, and significant losses for the right-wing populist Freedom Party.

According to Sunday’s exit polls, the ÖVP garnered 37.2 percent of the vote, marking an increase of 5.7 percentage points compared to elections in 2017.

The Social Democrat Party of Austria saw sizable losses, receiving 22.0 of the vote, marking a decrease of 4.9 percentage from 2017. This is the worst the SPÖ has ever fared in a National Council Election.

 

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