2014 Hungarian local elections

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Hungarian local elections were held in Hungary on October 12, 2014. It was the first local election according to the new Constitution of Hungary which went into force on 1 January 2012. The new electoral law entered into force that day.


Changes compared to 2010

Levels of local governance

In Hungary there are two levels of local governance:

  1. General Assemblies of the 19 counties and the General Assembly of Budapest
  2. General Assemblies of villages, towns, cities (other than Budapest) and the General Assemblies of the 23 districts of Budapest

The votes

  1. for a mayor candidate of Budapest
  2. for a mayor candidate of the district (who will also be the representative of the district in the General Assembly of Budapest)
  3. for a candidate for being the representative of the electoral neighbourhood in the General Assembly of the district
  1. for a party-list for the General Assembly of the county
  2. for a mayor candidate of the town/city
  3. for a candidate for being the representative of the electoral neighbourhood in the General Assembly of the town/city
  1. for a party-list for the General Assembly of the county
  2. for a mayor candidate of the town/village
  3. for as many candidates as the number of members of the General Assembly in the town/village (as these towns/villages are not further divided to electoral neighbourhoods)
  1. for a party-list for the General Assembly of the county
  2. for a mayor candidate of the town/city of which the village is administratively part of
  3. for a candidate for being the representative of the village in the General Assembly of the town/city




Istvan Tarlos's speech in front of the Balna building Tarlos Istvan - Balna, 2014.10.12 (1).JPG
István Tarlós's speech in front of the Bálna building

Result of the mayoral election: [1]

István Tarlós FideszKDNP 290 67549,06%
Lajos Bokros MoMa 213 55036,04%
Gábor Staudt Jobbik 42 0937,10%
Antal Csárdi LMP 33 6895,69%
Zoltán Bodnár MLP 12 4612,10%

General Assembly of Budapest

PartyMayor of BudapestMayors of the districtsCompensation-listAltogether
Fidesz-KDNP 117220
MSZP 235
EgyüttPM 112
DK 112
Civilian organizations11
Jobbik 11
LMP 11

General Assemblies of the counties

FideszKDNP 1,495,78151.41%
Opposition Bloc1,343,30846.17%
Others12 4612,10%

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