Hungary: Clear Victory for Orban

Politics ♦ Published: April 6, 2014; 23:12 ♦ (Vindobona)

Today, Hungary has held parliamentary elections. Despite controversial and radical reforms, Prime Minister Orban was confirmed.

Orban Will Stay in Office / Picture: ©

About eight million Hungarians were called to elect a new parliament. The voter turnout comes at 60.5%. After counting 60% of the votes, it is obvious that the governing centre-right Fidesz will stay in office. In total, Orban´s party reached 45.9% of the votes. Due to a change in the electoral law, Fidesz might be able to defend the two-third majority in the Hungarian…