Austria: 'A day for democracy' — FPO candidate Strache expresses happiness for preliminary election result

The chancellor candidate of the far-right Austrian Freedom Party (FPO) Heinz-Christian Strache called Sunday's National Assembly elections a «day for democracy,» commenting on the first results at the Vienna national library, Sunday. Strache said he was «very happy» about the preliminary result, which saw the FPO gain more than 21 percent of the vote. Strache thanked the Austrian voters for... Еще using their «democratic right to vote,» before adding that «the Austrian people have surely won, this is a day for democracy.» Projections on Austrian television showed that Sebastian Kurz's People's Party (OVP) claiming 30.5 percent of the vote, followed by Chancellor Christian Kern's Social Democrats (SPO) at 27.1 percent and Strache's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) at 25.9 percent.

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