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Chances of the opposition in 2022

Friday, September 4th, 2020

A centrist analyst believes that it is impossible to predict who will win the 2022 election. The opposition has more chance of challenging Fidesz than in the past three elections, he suggests, but this does not imply that the joint opposition can triumph. READ MORE

Dispute over government’s economic measures

Monday, April 20th, 2020

A pro-government and an independent economist find the government’s economic incentives to kick-start the economy reasonable and well-balanced. A former liberal minister and a left-wing commentator, on the other hand, accuse the government of mismanaging the economic crisis. A centrist analyst predicts that after the health emergency, the government will face tremendous difficulties in managing the economy. READ MORE

The political landscape after the local elections

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Pundits from right across the political spectrum wonder whether Sunday’s election marks a new beginning and the return of a two party system in Hungary. READ MORE

The chances of broad opposition cooperation

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Weeklies and the weekend editions of dailies try to asses the chances of a broad anti-government coalition emerging, and whether it might prove a challenge to Fidesz. READ MORE

Dispute with EU rolls on

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Commentators right across the political spectrum ponder the implications of the European People’s Party’s decision to keep Fidesz within its ranks, and French President Macron’s suggestion that EU funding should be conditional on accepting a common EU border policy. READ MORE

Orbán rejects EU pressure

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

After the Hungarian Prime Minister told the European Parliament that he will not yield to what he called ‘blackmail’, commentators weigh the pros and the cons of voting for or against the Sargentini report. READ MORE

Fidesz dominates the media landscape

Monday, August 6th, 2018

After the ‘recapture’ of HírTV’ by the government side, left-wing commentators paint a bleak picture of the Hungarian media landscape, while a pro-government author lays the blame at the door of the tycoon who lured conservative journalists into his anti-Orbán offensive and then left them in the lurch. READ MORE

Another landslide victory for Fidesz

Monday, April 9th, 2018

As preliminary election results project a two-thirds Fidesz victory, political scientist Gábor Török writes that Fidesz has a stronger base than ever, while the crisis of the opposition will deepen further. READ MORE

March 15 kicks off the electoral campaign

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Commentators continue to analyse the Prime Minister’s speech on the anniversary of the 1848 revolution, and the chances of the fragmented opposition in the forthcoming parliamentary election. READ MORE

Four weeks until the election

Monday, March 12th, 2018

A month before the April election, analysts from right across the political spectrum find it impossible to predict the outcome of the vote. The opposition may stop Fidesz from securing a majority, but it is also possible the Fidesz will win two-thirds of the seats in Parliament once again. READ MORE