Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at his election party. Photo: EPA-EFE
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at his election party. Photo: EPA-EFE
Austria

Austrian president secures re-election with clear win, avoiding run-off

  • Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has won a second term in office with an absolute majority
  • The Austrian president performs a largely ceremonial role, but also has sweeping powers

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at his election party. Photo: EPA-EFE
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at his election party. Photo: EPA-EFE
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