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Anti-semites Capture Eight Seats in Austrian Election

Eight seats in the Nationalrat, the lower house of the Austrian parliament, were captured by the Heimwehr, Austria’s private nationalist militia which is inclined towards anti-Semitism, in yesterday’s elections. This is the first time that the Heimwher has had direct representation in the Nationalrat.

Dr. Robert Stricker, leader of the Radical Zionists, who ran on an independent ticket, was defeated.