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>> Millions of Austrians heading to the polls Sunday in a knife edge Presidential election. The far right candidate, Norbert Hofer, casting his vote, his second shot this year at taking power. He was narrowly beaten in May by the former Greens leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, but the result was overturned because of sloppy counting.
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Since then, a lot has changed. Britain voted to leave the EU, and Americans elected Donald Trump. Opinion polls suggest the rerun is too close to call. Hofer's hoping he too can upset the establishment, become the first far right leader in the EU's history. The role is largely ceremonial, though Hofer has promised a more hands on approach.
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He's campaigned on a anti-immigration platform, and initially called for a Brexit style referendum before walking that back.>>
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> The election has been long and bitter. On Saturday, several hundred people marched in Vienna to protest Hofer and his Freedom Party.>> We think he's a Nazi because he's of German fraternity.
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He still wears the cornflower. He is very racist.>> With elections next year in France, the Netherlands and Germany, Austria's vote is being watched closely as a bellwether of what might be to come.