ElectionGudie

April 8, 2018 Held

5,791,868
Voted
Hungary

Hungary

Election for Országgyűlés (Hungarian National Assembly)

Results

69%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:5,791,868
Valid Votes:5,732,283
Invalid Votes:59,585

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

FIDESZ - Christian Democratic People's Party 133 - 2,824,551

49.27%

Jobbik, the Union for a Better Hungary 26 - 1,092,806

19.06%

MSZP - Dialogue 20 - 682,701

11.91%

Politics Can Be Different 8 - 404,429

7.06%

The Democratic Coalition 9 - 308,161

5.38%

Momentum Movement - - 175,229

3.06%

Together – Party for a New Era 1 - 37,562

0.66%

National Self-Government of Germans in Hungary 1 - 26,477

0.46%

Independents 1 - 21,988

0.38%

More Info:

Hungary: National Assembly, 8 April 2018

At stake in this election:

  • 199 seats in the National Assembly of Hungary (Országgyűlés)

Description of government structure:

  • Head of State: President János ÁDER
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Viktor ORBÁN
  • Assembly: Hungary has a unicameral National Assembly (Országgyűlés) with 199 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the National Assembly (Országgyűlés), 106 members are elected in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms and 93 members are elected through a national-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms. The new electoral list also allows national minority lists to participate in elections for the first time.

Last election:

  • The last election to the National Assembly was held on 6 April 2014. The joint list of the Hungarian Civic Union / Fidesz and the Christian Democratic Party /KDNP received a total of 2,135,960 votes (44.36%) and won 133 seats, the Hungarian Socialist Party / Magyar Szocialista Párt (MSZP) received 1,246,465 (25.89%) and won 38 seats, the Movement for a Better Hungary / Jobbik received 985,028 votes (20.46%) and won 23 seats, and Politics Can Be Different / Lehet Más a Politika received 252,372 (5.24%) and won 5 seats. 

Main parties in this electoral race:

* The coalition of MSZP-EGYÜTT-DK-PM-MLP won 38 seats in 2014.

Population and Voter Registration:

  • Population: 9,866,468 (2014)
  • Registered Voters: 151,000 (est.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 5,172,426 (2014)

·         Is Hungary a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (6 June 1980)

·         Has Hungary ratified CEDAW: Yes (22 December 1980)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes 

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 19 (following the 2014 election)

·         Human Development Index Position: 44 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Hungary a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Hungary ratified CRPD: Yes (20 July 2007)

·         Population with a disability: 1,479,970 (est.)