On the Eve of Hungary’s Election

These elections were crucial

4 April 2022

For many years, Fidesz has cultivated the image as a party that upholds traditional and religious principles while simultaneously strengthening ties with Hungarians in neighbouring states. 

The final votes are being tallied up in Hungary but Viktor Orbán has reportedly won a fifth term in office. Before the vote, Marco Németh went to Hungary to observe the situation on the ground. 

Below is his first-hand account as well as some photos he took.

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Marco Németh

Marco is a Slovak journalist, focusing on EU policies, democracy, Central Europe and foreign affairs. He was the youngest and most passionate activist in the 2019 European elections. From 2020 he works with the Slovak newspaper Európske Noviny. When he was 15 years old he published his first book “Európa v Kocke” in which he explains how the EU works.

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