As many people as possible should be mobilized; this is the motto of Viktor Orban, Peter MarkiZay and others during the election campaign. Undecided voters will decide the winner in polarized parliamentary elections. This edition does not include official results. The exit polls for various national media are available at the end. They chose the current prime Minister as the winner. These data indicate that Orban ratifies the mandate for four additional years. According to the latest Median poll for RTL Klub, a private Hungarian media outlet, Orbán would have gotten 49% of the votes; while his opponent Peter Márki-Zay would have reached 41%. Since 2010, Orban’s Fidesz (Hungarian Civic Union-KDNP) coalition has been at power. These results are now Fidesz-KDNP would hold 121 seats, and the United Opposition 77.
Yesterday, over eight million eligible voters were summoned to the polls at more than 10,000 stations across the country and internationally to cast their votes.199 members of National AssemblyThey are responsible for appointing the prime minister. Yesterday, at 6:30 p.m., the polls will close half an hour earlier than normal. Participation was 67.8%0.3% less than the 2018 elections.
Viktor Orban at the exit of the electoral college in Budapest and in front of a group of supporters and journalists declared: “I am optimistic. These are odd elections. For example, it is snowing this April 3rd. Also, due to the war, the issue of war and peace have become part of our campaign. Our position is clear: we support guaranteed security and peace. We view our competitors as dangerous, we ask everyone to vote for the parties that can guarantee peace and security.” His campaign was based on a strong operation against his rival, the conservative Peter Marki-Zay, 49, the father of seven children and since October 2021 the candidate of a six-party coalition.
The latest polls showed very little difference in voting intentions between Fidesz and the United Opposition, but still give Orbán’s party a slight advantage. The support for the ruling party was stabilized by the war in Ukraine During the election campaign. The opposition wanted to take the electorate to war, and the current prime minister was able to do this. he is the “peace candidate”. His strategy is to ignore the war in Ukraine, despite international criticisms.
Hungarians also went out to the polls in order to vote simultaneously. a referendum in which they had to decide if content related to “sexual orientation” can be displayed in schoolsor gender change, and four questions that answer the question of “What is the best way to get rid of LGBTI?”
Despite the fact that the war in Ukraine has taken over the election campaign, The Hungarian leader will continue to face the same challenges. Increase minimum wage, improve public health, lower inflation, and reduce poverty
Orban’s policy of fear and newness continues to have great influence. His slogan is: “This is not the time for change. Security is what we need.”The current prime Minister represents the unknown. With a strong economic base, which has supported it over the past five years and a low unemployment rate of 3%. If the results are confirmed Viktor Orban’s re-election will strengthen his base of support and show that he still has a strong democratic mandate supported by his voters.
The Orban government was able to change the Constitution 12 times without opposition parties’ support. He banned marriage between persons of the same sex and reformed electoral law to favor large parties like his party.
Your government The European Parliament sanctioned the silencing of independent media in 2018This includes the dismissal of independent judges and the suppression of non-governmental organizations. Although with an autocratic bent intensely judged in Brussels, Orban has been able to exploit for more than a decade real and legitimate fears about national sovereignty, Christian values and the migration issue. This is a reality that concerns at least half the country.
If the exit poll results are confirmed, Orban will begin his fourth consecutive term after winning in 2010. 5.Because he won an electoral vote in 2004.