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Victor Orban has been President of Hungary for twelve years. Hungarians elect new parliament today – OSCE sends 200 election observers

  • To Victor Orban* It will be Hungary election Closer. Polls for Hungary Election 2022 Should make the Leader of the Opposition Peter Markey-J Hope.
  • In Hungary, polling stations will close at 7pm and meaningful partial results will not be expected until after 11pm.
  • All developments Parliamentary elections in Hungary You can find News ticker.

+++ 7.25pm: Polling stations in Hungary will officially close at 7pm, but Euronews reports that some polling stations will be open longer – those queuing before 7pm will still be able to vote.

+++ 7.15pm: Parliamentary elections in Hungary are being monitored by 200 OSCE election observers, but there are still doubts about the manipulation of the election: a sack was filled and partially burned near the Romanian city of Târgu Mures. Hungarian ballot found, Merkur.de reports on the portal Telex.hu criticizing the government. In some of the ballots that were apparently known, the crosses were said to be identifiable to the opposition.

+++ 7.03pm: Polling stations for the parliamentary elections in Hungary must now be closed. Extrapolations begin now, with the first meaningful partial results not expected before 11pm.

Parliamentary elections in Hungary: Polling stations will close at 7 p.m.

+++ 6.25pm: As of 5 p.m., the Hungarian election office had recorded 62.92 percent of the vote in Hungary – by which time 4,840,928 eligible voters had cast their ballots. Polls for the parliamentary elections in Hungary will close at 7pm, but meaningful partial results will not be available after 11pm.

+++ 4.10pm: As of 1 p.m., 40 percent of Hungary’s parliamentary elections were 2.3 percent lower than in 2018, according to the Hungarian Electoral Bureau. At the time, Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party won two-thirds of the 199 seats in parliament with 49 percent of the vote. More than 70 percent of the vote is expected in the 2022 election.

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his wife Aniko Levai are voting in the parliamentary elections. © Petr David Josek / dpa

Hungary: Victor Orban is confident of victory – there is a broad alliance behind the opponent

+++ 3.15pm: In the election in Hungary, experts estimate that there will be more than 70 percent of the vote. The background may have been the unprecedented election campaign by Urban’s right-wing nationalist Fidesz party and the opposition coalition led by conservative Peter Margi-J.

Marki-Zay has declared war on Orbán-designed “liberal” democracy. Behind him is a broad coalition from the right-wing Job Party to the Liberals, Greens and Social Democrats. Opposition parties have stated they will not run in the by-elections until 2010.

Parliamentary elections in Hungary: Polling stations will close at 7 p.m.

+++ 2.15 pm: Polling stations are open until 7 p.m. According to government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs, meaningful partial results will only be available after 11pm. Conservative Peter Margi-Jay, leader of the opposition coalition, also voted in Budapest. In front of supporters, Marki-Zay was optimistic Sunday. In the eyes of the “twelve-year-old brainwashing” by the Fidesz party, the election was a “tough fight”. But the opposition coalition faces a “victory”.

Parliamentary Election in Hungary: Victor Orban Votes – OSCE Sends 200 Election Observers

+++ 10.45 am: “I’m optimistic,” said Prime Minister Victor Orban, who has been in office for twelve years, before casting his ballot in front of his polling station in Budapest’s Jugliket district. “This is a strange choice because (…) because of the war (in Ukraine) we have to deal with war and peace issues,” he told reporters.

+++ 9.50 am: AFP reports that Prime Minister Victor Orban and his wife cast their ballots at a polling station in Budapest on Sunday morning. For the first time, about 200 election observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will observe the poll, which is very unusual for an election in an EU country.

Updated Sunday, April 3, 2022, from 7:30 am: Parliamentary elections in Hungary began on Sunday. 8.2 million eligible voters are invited to vote. Nine nationwide party lists and 658 direct candidates are applying for 199 orders. The election will be decided between the right-wing nationalist Fidesz party of Prime Minister Victor Orban and the coalition of the six most important opposition parties. A recent poll puts the Fidesz party a few percentage points ahead of the opposition coalition. Polling stations will close at 7 p.m. Preliminary final results are expected in the evening.

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Victor Orban wants to continue as Prime Minister of Hungary.
Victor Orban wants to continue as Prime Minister of Hungary. © Petr David Josek / dpa

Parliamentary election in Hungary: population split

Updated Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 4:07 pm: The Hungarian people seem to be divided in the run-up to the parliamentary elections on Sunday, April 03, 2022. According to Der Spiegel, supporters of the current head of government Viktor Orbán and his party, Fidesz, claim that the right-wing populist is more committed to families than others and to protect the country. Opponents of the president, on the other hand, accuse him and his party of destroying democracy with their right-wing policies. However, it is uncertain whether enough citizens will vote against Orban, who has been in office for 12 years – a close contest.

Parliamentary elections in Hungary: Things may be tough for Victor Orban

Friday, April 1, 2022 First Report: Budapest – Hungary will hold parliamentary elections on Sunday, April 3, 2022. Four years ago, the ruling coalition of Fidesz and the KDNP, which had been in power since 2010, were confirmed in office by a two-thirds majority. The coalition around Prime Minister Victor Orban will also appear this year. However, this time it is expected to clash head-on.

Date Sunday 03 April 2022
The current Prime Minister Victor Orban
Strong enemy Peter Markey-J
Seats in Parliament 199
Blocks 106
Election period 4 years
Voting system A combination of majority and proportional representation

Victor Orban has been Prime Minister of Hungary for twelve years. The right-wing populist has long been the head of government in a member country EU*. He could lose power in this year’s general election. Opposition hopes Peter Margi-J. Pro-European and conservative mayor Hotmesovasser Healy was initially considered a foreigner in the primary election, but in October 2021 he was elected the leading candidate in a coalition of left, right and center-left parties called the “United Four”. Hungary unites “(Egységben Magyarországért – EM). Márki-Zay said at the time that” the way out is not right or left, but upwards “.

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Hungary election 2022: Peter Margi-J challenge to Victor Orban

Orbán may actually be in trouble. His friendly relationship with Russia Vladimir Putin* And request to leave Hungary Conflict in Ukraine* Keeping out many eligible voters in the country is not going well. Relations with the EU have also been badly damaged over the years: Orban has always fought against Brussels. The current prime minister is seen as dictatorial and anti-liberal.

Right-wing extremists are also focusing on Hungary. Following the split from the right-wing Jabik party following the 2018 election, a new party, the “Mi Hazánk Mozgalom” (“Our Motherland Movement”), is forming with the leading candidate, László Toroczkai. Since 2013, Toroskoy, a radical nationalist, has been mayor of Azotolom, a small town on the Serbian border. The split in the party from Toroskoy paved the way for Jobik to work with other opposition parties.

First Predictions and results for the Hungarian election* Expected after the polls close at 7 p.m. Fearing manipulation, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) sent about 200 visitors to Hungary. This is the second time they have been used in an EU election. In addition to the general election, a referendum called by four so-called “LGBTQ campaigns” is planned. Questions regarding the Child Protection Act include:

  • Do you support allowing children to take classes on sexual orientation in public schools without parental consent?
  • Want to provide children with information on gender reassignment therapies?
  • Are you in favor of providing unrestricted sexual content that affects the development of children?
  • Are you in favor of showing media content that portrays gender reassignment to children?
  • Source: ungarnheute.hu

(Lrg / ktho / tab with agencies) *fr.de an offer IPPEN.MEDIA.