ElectionGudie

April 12, 2003 Held

3,666,715
Voted
Hungary

Hungary

Referendum

Results

45%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,666,715
Valid Votes:3,648,717
Invalid Votes:17,998

Provisions

The referendum will ask voters the following question: "Do you agree that the Republic of Hungary should become a member of the European Union?"

No592,690

16.24

Yes3,056,027

83.76

More Info:

At stake in this Referendum:

  • The referendum will ask voters to decide whether to accept or reject the EU Treaty of Accession, which will allow Hungary to seek membership within the European Union (EU).

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ferenc MADL
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Edward Peter MEDGYESSY
  • Assembly: Hungary has a unicameral National Assembly (Orszaggyules) with 386 seats.

Main provisions in the Referendum:

  • Referendum on accepting the EU Treaty of Accession. The referendum will ask voters the following question: "Do you agree that the Republic of Hungary should become a member of the European Union?"

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,129,552 (2003)
  • Registered Voters: 8,042,272

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 5,318,183 (2003)

·         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: N/A

·         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: 1,519,432 (est.)