Budapest, April 6 (MTI) – Hungarians abroad cast their votes in the country’s general election at embassies and consulates today.
By two in the afternoon, more than half of Hungarians registered to vote in Romania had cast their ballots, diplomats there said.
In Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvar), 230 of the 459 Hungarian expected to vote had cast their ballots, said consul-general Janos Magdo.
The diplomats said voters had also cast their ballots by letter, with more than 60,000 sent alone from Miercurea Ciuc (Csikszereda).
About one-fifth of the 128 Hungarian citizens registered to vote at the consulate-general in Bratislava had voted by two in the afternoon, said consul-general Zsolt Morovan.
In Ukraine, the participation rate at the consulate-general in Uzhhorod (Ungvar) was 73 percent and the rate at the consulate in Berehove (Beregszasz) was 65 percent. In Kiev, 55 of 63 Hungarians registered to vote had cast their ballots by early afternoon.
In Serbia, half of the 72 Hungarian voters had voted at the embassy in Belgrade by two in the afternoon. In Subotica (Szabadka), 240 of the 368 Hungarians registered to vote had cast their ballots.
In Berlin, more than 750 of 1,347 registered voters cast their ballots at the Hungarian embassy.
At the embassy in Bern, more than half of the 1,379 registered voters cast their ballots by early afternoon.
In London, more than half of the 5,371 voters registered at the Hungarian embassy had cast their vote by 2pm local time.