All Resident EU Citizens Can Vote for These Austrian Candidates – Vienna Events




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With a lot of heated campaigning buzzing around its ears, the European Union’s parliament elections are set to take place in May 2019. Austria’s candidates include the current EU representative, ÖVP’s Othmar Karas as well as SPÖ’s Andreas Schieder (MP, deputy Party Chairman and former State Secretary in the Federal Chancellery), the Green’s Werner Kogler, and NEO’s Claudia Gamon – the only woman and youngest candidate. This Tuesday, the VPÖ announced their official candidate; General Secretary Harald Vilimsky will be renominated for the post he has held since 2014. Between the decision of French actress and film icon Brigitte Bardot to stand as a candidate for animal welfare and the pledge to fight sexual harassment launched in Parliament on Wednesday (Feb 6),…

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