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The United Opposition (Hungarian : Egyesült Ellenzék, EE) was a political party in Hungary during the 1930s.
The party first contested national elections in 1931,winning a single seat in the parliamentary elections that year. It did not contest any further elections.
The Hungarian Socialist Party, known mostly by its acronym MSZP, is a social-democratic political party in Hungary.
The National Assembly is the parliament of Hungary. The unicameral body consists of 199 members elected to 4-year terms. Election of members is done using parallel voting; involving single-member districts and one list election; parties must win at least 5% of the popular vote in order to enter the list of members of the assembly. The Assembly includes 25 standing committees to debate and report on introduced bills and to supervise the activities of the ministers. The Constitutional Court of Hungary has the right to challenge legislation on the grounds of constitutionality. The assembly has met in the Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest since 1902.
Hlinka's Slovak People's Party, also known as the Slovak People's Party or the Hlinka Party, was a far-right clerofascist political party with a strong Catholic fundamentalist and authoritarian ideology. Its members were often called Ľudáks.
The Christian Democratic People's Party is a Christian rightist political party in Hungary. It is officially a coalition partner of the ruling party, Fidesz, but is in reality a satellite party of Fidesz and has been unable to get into the Parliament on its own since 1998. For several elections prior to the pact, they had been unable to pass the election threshold of 5% of the vote. Without Fidesz, its support cannot be measured, and even a leading Fidesz politician, János Lázár, stated that Fidesz does not consider the government to be a coalition government.
Abstentionism is standing for election to a deliberative assembly while refusing to take up any seats won or otherwise participate in the assembly's business. Abstentionism differs from an election boycott in that abstentionists participate in the election itself. Abstentionism has been used by Irish republican political movements in the United Kingdom and Ireland since the early 19th century. It was also used by Hungarian and Czech nationalists in the Austrian Imperial Council in the 1860s.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 4 November 1945. They came at a turbulent moment in the country's history: World War II had had a devastating impact; the Soviet Union was occupying it, with the Hungarian Communist Party growing in numbers; a land reform that March had radically altered the property structure; and inflation was rampant.
The Autonomous Agrarian Union was a political party in Czechoslovakia, which fought for autonomy for Subcarpathian Rus' within the Second Czechoslovak Republic. The party was founded as the Subcarpathian Agrarian Union. The party published Russkij vestnik. It was represented in the Czechoslovak parliament by Ivan Kurtyak(ru).
The Hungarian-German Social Democratic Party was a social democratic political party in Slovakia. It was founded in 1919 by social democrats from ethnic minority communities. The party had a German and a Hungarian section. The German and Hungarian social democrats in Slovakia had developed an antagonistic relationship with the Slovak social democrats, who had merged into the Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers Party as Austria-Hungary was broken up after the First World War. Issues of contention between Hungarian/German and Slovak social democrats included views of the February Strike of 1919 and the Hungarian Soviet Republic.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 25 and 26 January 1920. However, they were only held in 164 districts. After the Treaty of Trianon was signed, the 44 districts previously occupied by Romania voted between 13 June and 5 July, whilst the 11 districts occupied by Serbia did not vote until 30 and 31 October 1921. The election was held with compulsory voting. In protest at this and other changes to the franchise that left 60% of the voting age population unable to vote, the Hungarian Social Democratic Party boycotted the elections, and called for its supporters to cast invalid votes, resulting in an unusually high number of blank or invalid votes - 11.8% in the January elections and over 20% in Budapest and other major cities.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 28 and 29 May 1939. The result was a victory for the Party of Hungarian Life, which won 181 of the 260 seats in Parliament and won 49 percent of the popular vote in the election. Pál Teleki remained Prime Minister. This was a major breakthrough for the far-right in Hungary; between them, far-right parties were officially credited with 49 seats and 25 percent of the vote.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 24 August 1963. In the communist system the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party that was allowed to contest the elections, and won 252 of the 340 seats, with the remaining 88 going to independents selected by the party.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 19 March 1967. The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party allowed to contest the elections, and won 259 of the 349 seats, with the remaining 90 going to independents selected by the party.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 25 April 1971. The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party to contest the elections, and won 224 of the 352 seats, with the remaining 128 going to independents selected by the party.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 15 June 1975. The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party to contest the elections, and won 215 of the 352 seats, with the remaining 137 going to independents selected by the party.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 8 June 1980. The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party to contest the elections, and won 252 of the 352 seats, with the remaining 100 going to independents selected by the party.
Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 8 June 1985. The Patriotic People's Front, dominated by the Communist Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, was the only organisation allowed to contest the election. All prospective candidates had to accept the Front's program in order to be eligible.
Gergely Szilveszter Karácsony is a Hungarian political scientist, politician, member of the National Assembly (MP) from 2010 to 2014 and current Mayor of Budapest. He was elected Mayor of Zugló in 2014. His research areas are electoral systems and electoral behaviors.
The Party of Independence and '48, also known mostly by its shortened form Independence Party, was one of the two major political parties in the Kingdom of Hungary within Austria-Hungary, along with the Liberal Party then National Party of Work. During its existence, the F48P strongly opposed the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867. The party was revived after the fall of the Hungarian Soviet Republic and restoration of the monarchy.
The United Hungarian National Socialist Party was a far-right political party in Hungary during the late 1930s.
The Hungarian National Socialist Agricultural Labourers' and Workers' Party was a far-right political party in Hungary during the late 1930s.