ElectionGudie

April 7, 2002 Held

5,685,655
Voted
Hungary

Hungary

Election for Országgyűlés (Hungarian National Assembly)

Results

70%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:5,685,655
Valid Votes:5,624,595
Invalid Votes:61,060

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Hungarian Socialist Party 178 - 2,277,737

40.50%

Hungarian Civic Party-Hungarian Democratic Forum 188 - 2,217,755

39.43%

Other Parties - - 720,229

12.80%

Alliance of Free Democrats 19 - 380,982

6.77%

MSZP-SZDSZ 1 - 27,892

0.50%

Independent Smallholders - - -

-1.00%

Hungarian Justice and Life Party - - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 386 seats in the National Assembly (Orszaggyules)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Laszlo SOLYOM
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ferenc GYURCSANY
  • Assembly: Hungary has a unicameral National Assembly (Orszaggyules) with 386 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by the National Assembly to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly (Orszaggyules), 176 members are elected in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms and 210 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Hungarian Civic Party-Hungarian Democratic Forum (FIDESZ-MDF)
    • Leader: Viktor ORBAN
    • Seats won in this election: 188
    • Seats won in last election: 165
  • Party: Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP)
    • Leader: Laszlo KOVACS
    • Seats won in this election: 178
    • Seats won in last election: 134
  • Party: Alliance of Free Democrats (SZDSZ)
    • Leader: Gabor KUNCZE
    • Seats won in this election: 19
    • Seats won in last election: 24
  • Party: Hungarian Justice and Life Party (MIEP)
    • Leader: Istvan CSURKA
    • Seats won in this election: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 14
  • Party: Independent Smallholders (FKGP)
    • Leader: Jozsef TORGYAN
    • Seats won in this election: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 48
  • Party: MSZP-SZDSZ
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Other Parties
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections were last held May 10 and 24, 1998.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,158,608 (2002)
  • Registered Voters: 8,061,101 (April 2002 )

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 5,331,002 (2002)

·         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: 38 (following the 2002 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: 1,523,791 (est.)