Gergely Kálló, the joint candidate of the opposition Jobbik, Democratic Coalition, LMP, Socialist, Momentum and Párbeszéd parties, won a by-election in Dunaújváros, in central Hungary, on Sunday.
The local ballot was held in a constituency for the mandate of Tamás Pintér, a former lawmaker of conservative Jobbik since April 2018 who was elected mayor of the city in the municipal elections last October.
Data released by the National Election Office after the ballot with 98.77 percent of the votes counted showed that
Kálló was elected with 56.29 percent of the vote, receiving 10,897 votes.
Tibor Molnár, an independent candidate backed by ruling Fidesz, came second, with 37.72 percent (7,302 votes), followed by Renáta Sürü, also an independent with 2.93 percent (568 votes).
Voter turnout was 28.87 percent in the city with 67,471 eligible voters.