Day: April 6, 2018

An Underdog’s Victory

6th April 2018

What Hódmezővásárhely Election Outcomes Means for Hungary Three hours south-east of Hungary’s capital, the small town of Hódmeszóvásárhely, more simply referred to as Vásárhely, flies under the radar most of the time. More recently, however, this town has been widely talked about and recognized for its latest political drama, when an independent candidate beat the […]

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Young Fidesz Supporters: There’s No Alternative

6th April 2018

Western Europe will be watching, concerned at the prospect of nationalistic Fidesz party winning a majority in the elections on Sunday. Young supporters they lack of a better alternative.  Strolling down the sunny streets of Budapest in the last week leading up to the election, an attentive observer would easily spot several posters of the […]

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Hungarians in Limbo: The Voting Rights of Romanians in Hungary.

6th April 2018

Many Ethnic-Hungarians residing in Romania connect to their homeland through citizenship and voting rights. But how do domestic Hungarians feel about ‘outsiders’ influencing  elections? “Hungarians remain Hungarians. Even living when in Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, and wherever they ended up after the Treaty. It is a community of about five million [alienated Hungarians overall]. Our hearts […]

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