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9th Dec 2016

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Faulty glue delays Austria's presidential rerun

The rerun of the Austrian presidential election, scheduled on 2 October, has to be postponed, interior minister Wolfgang Sobotka announced Monday. The reason for the delay is a problem with the glue used for postal vote envelopes. The government will ask parliament to modify the electoral law so that the vote can be organised on 27 November or 4 December.

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