The united opposition coalition has been visiting the country over the past few weeks in an attempt to mobilise voters against Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party.
The opposition, led By Peter Marki Zay, went back to school and toured the country in caravans, visited all the main squares, and campaigned in the markets on Sundays. “We use social media and travel to every corner of the nation to meet voters.. We also try to spread content by distributing our own newsletters, but our resources are much less than those of the government, ”he comments in a telematic interview with LA RAZÓN Ágnes VadaiMember of Hungarian National Assembly for Democratic Coalition.
The opposition continues its protest against government control over much of the media, as well as the use of state funds by the ruling party to fund political campaigns. “Our coalition of six parties has just 5 minutes to present our program in the media”Vadai continues to hurry up the final hours of the electoral campaign, as he is seen from the highway. Fidesz is using the covid-19 vaccination database to send electoral propaganda. There are many billboards displaying Orban’s attacks on opposition figures littering the country’s roads and highways. “They are dangerous!” They are dangerous! Only Fidesz!” con photos by Marki-Zay y el ex primary minister Ferenc Gyurcsány.
Yesterday, Saturday, election officials reported. An alleged case in voter fraud. Bags containing ballot papers were discovered in a trash dump at Targu Mures. Targu Mures in northwestern Romania is home to a large Hungarian population that has the right and privilege of voting in the elections in neighboring countries. We don’t know much about the perpetrators or the motives.
The current prime minister competes today A coalition of six opposition parties was defeatedThey cover all political spectrums. “We have a candidate for prime minister, we have a single candidate in each and every one of the constituencies, we have a united list. We have a common program and a common campaign” says Vadai, confident that the unity achieved in the last six months will be enough to Fidesz should be removed from government.
The polls today suggest that the unprecedented alliance has a chance to win. The polls show a society that is divided into two blocks. An average of five polls published five day before the election gives an indication of a 49% of the Supports to OrbanYou can also find out more about a Márki-Zay is 45% de los votos.
Hungarian voters are invited to the polls to vote for 199 members to the National Assembly. They then appoint a new prime minister. Orban faces a strong opponent after more than a decade at the helm. In just six months, he has been able mobilize half of Hungary.
The candidate to replace the Hungarian leader is a newcomer to politics with no experience in public life. Candidate for mayor, defeated the Fidesz candidateIn one of its strongholds south of the country. Today, Péter Márki-Zay has a more valuable mission: remove Orban from power after 12 years in power.
There is no party affiliationMarki-Zay ran for election la Alcaldía de HodmezovasarhelyIn 2018, he was victorious. He defines himself as a liberal-conservative, has seven children and is a practicing Catholic. Hungarians see the candidate as refreshing air. The 49 year-old politician has been able to connect with millions in conservative-leaning rural areas, and large cities that desire change in national politics. He also has the ability to reach out to citizens from larger cities, which are looking for more democracy, freedoms, and better relations with Brussels. The candidate for Prime Minister of the United OppositionHe is a strong supporter for the European Union and speaks English, French, German. Fluent in English and holds a doctorate of economic history. He credits his success to a highly successful campaign that was supported by volunteers.
Fidesz has been a beneficiary of the fragmentation and success of opposition parties over the years. In an unprecedented national primary process, Marki-Zay won the election. This included all of the opposition parties. Orban will be facing a united front, including Socialists Liberals and Jobbik. These parties were previously the extreme right and now the center-right.