Dialogue for Hungary

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Dialogue for Hungary

Párbeszéd Magyarországért
Leader Gergely Karácsony
Tímea Szabó
Spokesperson Richárd Barabás
Founded17 February 2013
Split from Politics Can Be Different
Ideology Green politics [1]
Social democracy
Feminism
Pro-Europeanism
Political position Centre-left
European Parliament group The Greens–European Free Alliance
Colours Green
National Assembly
5 / 199
European Parliament
0 / 21
County Assemblies
1 / 381
Party flag
Flag of the Dialogue for Hungary.svg
Website
parbeszedmagyarorszagert.hu

Dialogue for Hungary (Hungarian : Párbeszéd Magyarországért, Párbeszéd) (also known in its shortened form Dialogue since September 2016), is a Hungarian green political party that was formed in February 2013 by eight MPs who left the Politics Can Be Different (LMP) party.

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History

The PM party had formed a coalition with the Together 2014 party; together, they won four seats in the national assembly and one seat in the European Parliament. Dialogue for Hungary has taken one seat from the four in the Hungarian parliament and has one representative in Brussels.

On 24 August 2016, spokesperson Bence Tordai announced that the shortened form of the party's name would change to "Dialogue". [2] In September 2016, the party's logo was changed to Párbeszéd (Dialogue), instead of "PM" by removing the word Hungary.

In spring of 2018 the party formed alliance with MSZP. In 2019 local election party's chairman Gergely Karacsony has been elected as Mayor of Budapest.

Symbols

Co-leaders

TermMale co-chairFemale co-chair
2013–2014 Benedek Jávor Tímea Szabó
2014– Gergely Karácsony

Election results

For the Hungarian Parliament:

Election yearNational AssemblyGovernment
# of
overall votes
% of
overall vote
# of
overall seats won
+/–
2014 1 Unity
1 / 199
in opposition
2018 3
682,701
11.91% (#3)
3 / 199
Increase2.svg 2in opposition

For the European Parliament:

Election year# of overall votes% of overall vote# of overall seats won+/-
2014 2168,0767.25% (#5)
1 / 21
2019 3229,5516.61% (#4)
0 / 21
Decrease2.svg 1

1 In an electoral alliance with Together, Hungarian Socialist Party, Democratic Coalition and Hungarian Liberal Party.

2 In an electoral alliance with Together (Együtt). They gained one seat, PM politician Benedek Jávor.

3 In an electoral alliance with Hungarian Socialist Party.

Further reading

See also

Footnotes

  1. Nordsieck, Wolfram (2018). "Hungary". Parties and Elections in Europe.
  2. "A PM-ből kiválik Magyarország". 2016-08-24. Retrieved 2016-08-24.

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