Hungary: Orban Faces Re-Election

People ♦ Published: April 5, 2014; 13:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

Tomorrow, Sunday, Hungary holds national elections. Despite the difficult economic frame conditions in Hungary, the centre-right government is expected to be confirmed for the next four years.

No Change in Government in Hungary / Picture: ©

After Orban´s conservative party Fidesz came to power in 2010, the government initiated a number of controversial reforms. Orban often announced that the change in government was a “national revolution”. Besides that levies on big companies and banks, the Fidesz-led government changed the Hungarian constitution fundamentally. Moreover, a number of radical educational, labor market…