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Hungarian Village Elects Dutch Entrepreneur as Mayor

Sep 13, 2020

An agricultural entrepreneur of Dutch origin but living in Hungary for 22 years, Derks Wilhelmus Jose­phus, has been elected as the mayor of the Western Hungarian village of Egyházasrádóc. Progress, cohesion and preservation of the village's property - this is how he summarized his main ideas to the local Vas County news site The […]

Budapest mayor-elect Gergely Karácsony and representatives of Hungarian opposition parties

Hungarian Opposition Makes Headway in Municipal Elections

Oct 14, 2019

Scoring its biggest victory in a decade, Hungarian opposition parties conquered the capital Budapest in municipal elections held on Sunday as their candidate, 44-year-old Gergely Karácsony ousted incumbent István Tarlós, backed by the ruling Fidesz party. In addition to snatching the mayoral post from Fidesz, opposition forces - which supported a joint candidate in a […]

Municipal Elections in Hungary This Sunday

Oct 11, 2019

8 million 25,755 people are eligible to cast ballots for local government representatives and mayors in Hungary on Sunday, October 13. Such elections are held every five years. Chairman of the National Electoral Office, Ilona Pálffy told the Hungarian news agency MTI at a press conference this Friday about the main numbers characterizing the elections. […]

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