ElectionGudie

June 6, 2005 Held

199
Voted
Hungary

Hungary

Election for President

Results

52%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:199
Valid Votes:199
Invalid Votes:None

Candidates:

Katalin SZILI183

47.50

László SOLYOM13

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Hungary

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 Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Katalin SZILI
    • Party: Magyar Szocialista Párt (MSZP)
  • László SOLYOM
    • Party: Fidesz - Magyar Polgári Szövetség

Last Presidential election:

  • The last election was on June 6, 2000. Ferenc MADL was elected president by a simple majority in the third round of voting.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,087,065 (2005)
  • Registered Voters: 386 (June 2005 386 members of parliament)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 5,298,885 (2005)

·         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: No 

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 38 (following the 2002 election)

·         Human Development Index Position: 44

·         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: 1,513,059 (est.)