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Fidesz wins, may retain two-thirds majority

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Commentators across the political spectrum agree that the left has been shattered and will need to completely reinvent itself after another huge defeat. Conservative columnists maintain that the overwhelming support legitimizes all the reforms and policies introduced by the Orbán government in the past four years. READ MORE

A gloomy left-wing electoral analysis

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

A prestigious left-wing commentator believes the electoral law forces the Socialists and their allies to wage an uphill struggle, but blames them for underperforming in the campaign. READ MORE

Mesterházy’s criticism of the electoral system

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

A moderately conservative analyst argues that the Socialist leader should not have evoked left wing precedents in his criticism of the new electoral rules, as the present government has followed in the footsteps of a previous Socialist-led coalition. READ MORE

Voter registration annulled on formal grounds by Constitutional Court

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Analysts ponder the message and the wider implications of a first decision by the Constitutional Court to strike down mandatory voter registration. READ MORE