An Austrian political party with xenophobic views suffered defeat in a regional election. The Freedom Party, headed by Jorg Haider, garnered only 3 percent of the vote in Sunday’s election in Lower Austria province, its latest poor showing. Support for the party has declined in the last few years.
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