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    NEOS party top candidate Matthias Strolz, Freedom Party (FPOe) top candidate Heinz-Christian Strache, Social Democrats (SPOe) top candidate Christian Kern, People's Party (OeVP) top candidate Sebastian Kurz and Green party top candidate Ulrike Lunacek (L-R) prepare for a TV discussion in Vienna, Austria, October 12, 2017.

    Haus of Cards: Five Things to Know About Austria's Sunday Election

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    Famous as the spectacular setting for the Sound of Music, the hills of Austria will come alive again - this time to the noise of voting as millions of voters go to the polls on Sunday, October 15, to elect a new national government.

    Opinion polls suggest the alpine republic will see the re-emergence of the far-right Freedom Party who are expected to enter into a coalition government with one of the traditional center parties — although which one, remains up for discussion…


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