Budapest, May 25 (MTI) – Polls closed in Hungary’s European parliamentary election at 7pm on Sunday.

Over 8 million people were eligible to vote at 10,386 ballot centres in 3,176 localities. Voters elected 21 members to the 751-member European Parliament from among candidates featuring on eight party lists in a single-round ballot.

Hungarian citizens staying abroad on the day of the election could cast their ballots at 96 Hungarian diplomatic missions in 72 countries.

It is expected that preliminary results will be announced at around 11pm, when nearly all votes had been counted, except for those cast abroad. The final result is expected to be announced on May 29.

Photo: MTI – Balazs Mohai

Source: http://mtva.hu/hu/hungary-matters

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