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Hungary

Hungary

9,874,784 15

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

8,261,394 61.14%

Registered Voters (as of Oct. 3, 2016)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Hungarian National Assembly Országgyűlés Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief 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:

  • The President is elected by the National Assembly to serve a 5-year term. To be elected, the president must win two-thirds of legislative votes in the first two rounds or a simple majority in the third round
  • The Prime Minister is elected by the National Assembly on the recommendation of the president.
  • In the National Assembly (Országgyűlés), 106 members are elected in single-member constituencies and 93 members are directly elected in a single nationwide district by proportional represenatation vote. All members serve 4-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Hungarian National Assembly 1998-05-10 4,532,443 8,063,631 56.21%
Hungarian National Assembly 1998-05-24 - 8,094,214 -
Hungarian National Assembly 2002-04-07 5,685,655 8,061,101 70.53%
Hungarian National Assembly 2002-04-21 4,423,806 6,018,069 73.51%
Referendum 2003-04-12 3,666,715 8,042,272 45.59%
Referendum 2004-12-05 3,009,262 8,046,742 37.4%
President 2005-06-06 199 385 51.69%
Hungarian National Assembly 2006-04-09 5,457,553 8,076,781 67.57%
Hungarian National Assembly 2006-04-23 3,257,244 5,059,002 64.39%
Hungarian National Assembly 2010-04-11 5,172,222 8,034,394 64.38%
Hungarian National Assembly 2010-04-25 1,160,117 2,486,111 46.66%
President 2010-07-07 366 386 94.82%
President 2012-05-02 307 386 79.53%
Hungarian National Assembly 2014-04-06 4,859,789 8,029,829 60.52%
Referendum 2016-10-02 3,561,734 8,261,394 43.11%

Voter Turnout