Austrian right party challenges presidential vote results

June 8, 2016 1:38 PM

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VIENNA — Austria’s right-wing party on Wednesday announced that it is legally challenging the result of last month’s presidential election due to what it said were a host of irregularities that potentially led to its candidate’s narrow loss.

Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache spoke of a “massive number of irregularities and mistakes” that needed to be investigated.

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