2010 Hungarian local elections

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Hungarian local elections, 2010 took place on 3 October 2010 to elect mayors and the composition of municipal bodies of Hungary's 3,176 settlements. Voters also elected the total of 424 members of the county assemblies and the General Assembly of Hungary, besides 16,914 local government representatives. [1] [2]



Turnout [3]



Mayoral results, October 3, 2010 [4]
Fidesz István Tarlós 321,908 53.37
MSZP Csaba Horváth 177,78329.47
LMP Benedek Jávor 59,6389.89
Jobbik Gábor Staudt 43,8397.27

General Assembly

Composition of the 34 seats in the General Assembly
  Fidesz 17 seats + Mayor of Budapest (51.5%)
  MSZP 10 seats (30.3%)
  LMP 3 seats (9.1%)
  Jobbik 3 seats (9.1%)

Districts of Budapest

Source [5]

Elected mayors in the Budapest districts and in the largest Hungarian cities by parties Onkormanyzati valasztasok 2010 Nagyvarosi polgarmesterek partjai.png
Elected mayors in the Budapest districts and in the largest Hungarian cities by parties
Cities Incumbent mayor Party Elected mayor Party
District I Gábor Tamás Nagy Fidesz Gábor Tamás Nagy Fidesz
District II Zsolt Láng Fidesz Zsolt Láng Fidesz
District III Balázs Bús Fidesz Balázs Bús Fidesz
District IV Tamás Derce Ind. Zsolt Wintermantel Fidesz
District V Antal Rogán Fidesz Antal Rogán Fidesz
District VI István Verók MSZP Zsófia Hassay Fidesz
District VII György Hunvald MSZP Zsolt Vattamány Fidesz
District VIII Máté Kocsis Fidesz Máté Kocsis Fidesz
District IX Ferenc Gegesy SZDSZ János Bácskai Fidesz
District X Lajos Verbai MSZP Róbert Kovács Fidesz
District XI Gyula Molnár MSZP Tamás Hoffmann Fidesz
District XII Zoltán Pokorni Fidesz Zoltán Pokorni Fidesz
District XIII József Tóth MSZP József Tóth MSZP
District XIV Leonárd Weinek SZDSZ Ferenc Papcsák Fidesz
District XV László Hajdu MSZP Tamás László Fidesz
District XVI Péter Kovács Fidesz Péter Kovács Fidesz
District XVII Levente Riz Fidesz Levente Riz Fidesz
District XVIII László Mester MSZP Attila Ughy Fidesz
District XIX Péter Gajda MSZP Péter Gajda MSZP
District XX Ákos Szabados MSZP Ákos Szabados MSZP
District XXI Mihály Tóth MSZP Szilárd Németh Fidesz
District XXII Attila Szabolcs Fidesz Attila Szabolcs Fidesz
District XXIII Fereng Geiger Ind. Ferenc Geiger Ind.

Towns with county rights

Source [5]

Cities Incumbent mayor Party Elected mayor Party
Békéscsaba Gyula Vantara Fidesz Gyula Vantara Fidesz
Debrecen Lajos Kósa Fidesz Lajos Kósa Fidesz
Dunaújváros András Kálmán MSZP Gábor Cserna Fidesz
Eger László Habis Fidesz László Habis Fidesz
Érd András T. Mészáros Fidesz András T. Mészáros Fidesz
Győr Zsolt Borkai Fidesz Zsolt Borkai Fidesz
Hódmezővásárhely János Lázár Fidesz János Lázár Fidesz
Kaposvár Károly Szita Fidesz Károly Szita Fidesz
Kecskemét Gábor Zombor Fidesz Gábor Zombor Fidesz
Miskolc Sándor Káli MSZP Ákos Kriza Fidesz
Nagykanizsa István Marton Ind. Péter Cseresnyés Fidesz
Nyíregyháza Judit Csabai MSZP Ferenc Kovács Fidesz
Pécs Zsolt Páva Fidesz Zsolt Páva Fidesz
Salgótarján Melinda Széky-Sztrémi Fidesz Melinda Széky-Sztrémi Fidesz
Sopron Tamás Fodor Fidesz Tamás Fodor Fidesz
Szeged László Botka MSZP László Botka MSZP
Székesfehérvár Tibor Viniczai MDF András Cser-Palkovics Fidesz
Szekszárd Imre Antal Kocsis SZDSZ István Horváth Fidesz
Szolnok Ferenc Szalay Fidesz Ferenc Szalay Fidesz
Szombathely György Ipkovich MSZP Tivadar Puskás Fidesz
Tatabánya János Bencsik Fidesz Csaba Schmidt Fidesz
Veszprém János Debreczenyi Fidesz Gyula Porga Fidesz
Zalaegerszeg Endre Gyimesi Fidesz Csaba Gyutai Fidesz

County assemblies

Colours explanation
Bold - Majority in assembly
Gained seats in county assemblies
Number of seats19241830202121251520151543162615151815391
#.List BAR
1. Fidesz KDNP 121611171213151681191026101510111210244
2. MSZP 3446644445431025324380
3. Jobbik 233723253422714212257
LMP 112
Local (one)
county lists
Somogyért 32Unity for SzSzB8
1People of Baranya1FETESolidarity1
Source: National Election Office [6]
Elected members of the county assemblies by party affiliation
Party listRepresentativeCountyRankNotes
Somogyért30.77%101000Somogy County
LMP20.51%200011Baranya and Bács-Kiskun Counties
Unity for SzSzB20.51%100010Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County
FETE10.26%100010Fejér County
Solidarity10.26%100010Vas County
People of Baranya10.26%100010Baranya County

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