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Fidesz dissolves local branch after lost election

Saturday, January 28th, 2023

A left-wing columnist calls on the left to learn from its own failures – just as Fidesz does. READ MORE

Opposition candidate wins Jászberény by-election

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

Commentators ponder the implications of the Jászberény mayoral by-election victory, by a Jobbik candidate supported by most left-wing parties. READ MORE

Fidesz popularity remains unscathed

Thursday, December 22nd, 2022

In a comment on a recent by-election result in Budapest, a left-wing columnist fears that the opposition is losing whatever has remained of its credibility and support. READ MORE

Weeklies on opposition doldrums

Monday, July 4th, 2022

The weeklies contemplate the prospects of the opposition, after the thrashing opposition candidates suffered in last Sunday’s local by-elections across the country. Editors agree that thorough changes would be necessary for the opposition to become a match for Fidesz. READ MORE

Left-wing analysts on the dismal state of the opposition

Friday, July 1st, 2022

Two leftist political scientists describe the state of the opposition as critical, but one also believes the government will not withstand the trial of the coming years. READ MORE

More comments on the opposition’s by-election disaster

Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Commentators on both sides of the political divide describe the performance of opposition parties at 70 local elections on Sunday as derisory. READ MORE

Opposition loses by-elections

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

The Mayor of Budapest calls the results of Sunday’s local by-elections throughout the country ‘disheartening’. READ MORE

Opposition braces for next year’s election

Monday, March 1st, 2021

As opinion polls put the opposition parties combined at just over 50 per cent of probable voters, pundits in left-liberal weeklies ponder their chances and the tools available to them, to defeat Fidesz next year. READ MORE

Fidesz candidate elected Mayor of Győr

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Commentators ponder whether the victory of the government side at the Győr mayoral by-election puts an end to a series of opposition successes. READ MORE