Austria presidential election

Brexit and migration loom large as Austria heads to polls again

Austrian rightist Norbert Hofer lost the presidential election by a slim margin in May. A mix of factors that dominate European politics could decide whether he can clinch victory in a second...

Austria's far-right candidate raises possibility of EU exit vote

The far-right candidate who has been given a second shot at winning the Austrian presidency said in an interview Saturday that, under certain conditions, his country could hold a referendum on...

Rerun verdict on Austrian presidency vote gives far-right new shot

Austria will have to repeat its presidential election because ballots and voting results were handled improperly, the Constitutional Court ruled Friday, in a historic decision that hands a second...

Austrian top court orders repeat of presidential election

Austria's presidential election will have to be repeated nationwide after reports of irregular ballot-counting, the Constitutional Court rules.

Far right triumphs in first round of Austrian presidential election

Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer won a surprisingly clear victory in the first round of Austria's presidential election on Sunday, in a result that mirrored his Freedom Party's growing popularity...

Austrians vote in first round of decisive presidential polls

Austrians cast their ballots Sunday in a first round of presidential elections that could advance or block the country's shift to the right.