Friday

9th Dec 2016

Ticker

Austria to delay presidential re-run over glue issue

Austria's interior minister Wolfgang Sobotka is expected to announce a new date for the re-run of presidential elections, after a technical problem with the glue on postal vote forms made the previously announced 2 October date impossible. The constitutional court ruled the presidential election in May invalid after irregularities were found in the counting process.

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