Final Count In: Fidesz Wins Supermajority

  • 16 Apr 2018 10:29 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Final Count In: Fidesz Wins Supermajority
The ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat party (KDNP) alliance have won a two-thirds majority in Hungary’s next parliament, according to the final result of the April 8 general election published on Sunday.

Fidesz-KDNP will have altogether 133 seats in the 199-member National Assembly, followed by the radical nationalist Jobbik with 26 seats and the Socialist-Párbeszéd electoral alliance with 20 seats.

The leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) will send nine deputies to the parliament, and the green LMP eight. Együtt and the ethnic German minority will be represented by a single lawmaker. An independent candidate has also made it to parliament.

Out of the 106 individual constituencies, 91 were secured by Fidesz-KDNP, eight by the Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance and three by DK. Jobbik, LMP, Együtt and an independent candidate each won a single individual constituency.

Ninety-three mandates were distributed among national party lists. Fidesz-KDNP won 42 seats, Jobbik 25, the Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance 12, LMP 7, DK 6 and the German minority one.

The election results may still be appealed. It was announced on Saturday that over 96% of voters with no permanent residence in Hungary cast their ballots for the Fidesz-Christian Democrat list.

MTI Photo: Balogh Zoltán

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