With absentee ballots still to be counted, the race for Austria's presidency is too close to call. Independent candidate Alexander van der Bellen is running neck and neck with the right-wing Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer.
In 1938, Adolf Hitler was greeted by boisterous crowds in Vienna as Nazi Germany annexed Austria. President Alexander Van der Bellen said Austrians "were not only victims, but also perpetrators."
Norbert Hofer may have lost the presidential election to Alexander van der Bellen, but his Freedom Party has its sights set firmly on the chancellorship.
Exit polls in the Austrian presidential election show former Green Party leader Alexander Van der Bellen has won with 53.3 percent of the vote. Right-wing candidate Norbert Hofer has acknowledged defeat.
Austria's far-right FPÖ is still adjusting to its new role in government, moderating its language but not its positions. The party's anti-immigrant stance still seems to resonate with many people in the country.
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