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Pro-government commentator calls on Borkai to step down

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

A political analyst urges Győr mayor Zsolt Borkai to step down from politics, as his continued public presence harms Fidesz, even though he quit the party. READ MORE

Did sex and corruption scandals influence the municipal election?

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The weeklies and dailies ponder the role of sex and corruption scandals in last weekend’s surprise local election results, and consider the broader repercussions of what happened on Hungarian politics. READ MORE

Opposition makes headway in local elections

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

In their snap assessments on Sunday’s municipal elections, the leading pro-government daily and a liberal commentator both point out that while the opposition has captured Budapest and almost half the major cities in Hungary, Fidesz is still firmly entrenched in the countryside. READ MORE