municipal elections 2019

17/07/2023

Investigations into five hundred million in support for Karácsony’s movement

Mayor Karácsony had maintained that the money had been "put together" by Hungarian donors
03/01/2020

Hungarian politics in 2019: elections, drama, controversy

A year in Hungarian #politics: drama, controversy, nudity, corruption. #dailynewshungary
04/12/2019

Socialist Balázs Pollreisz tapped as joint opposition candidate for Győr mayor

Pollreisz is nominated jointly by the Socialists, the Democratic Coalition, the Momentum Movement, LMP, Párbeszéd and Jobbik
05/11/2019

New Budapest Mayor Karácsony outlines ‘fundamental values’ for Budapest leadership

"There should not be any second-class citizens in Budapest" - Budapest Mayor Karácsony
28/10/2019

Szeged mayor Botka quits Socialist Party

Botka was re-elected mayor of the south Hungarian city of #Szeged earlier this month
23/10/2019

New Budapest mayor announces programme of ‘clean air, pure hearts and clean hands’

The courtyard of Budapest City Hall which was opened to the public
22/10/2019

Orbán cabinet insists on Budapest assembly’s ‘clear position’ on state projects

"The government will strive for a fair partnership with #Budapest's #new #leaders"
22/10/2019

Did EU citizens decide the outcome of the 2019 Hungarian local elections?

We looked at the maths! #Hungary #EU #EuropeanUnion
22/10/2019

Opposition parties address parliament’s autumn opening session

"The outcome of the local elections heralded a new era for successful opposition cooperation"
21/10/2019

Orbán: Government ready to work with cooperative local councils – UPDATE

"The nation cannot be in opposition" - PM #Orbán
20/10/2019

Socialists ready to continue building opposition alliance

The Socialists are ready for a "new change of regime" #Hungary #Budapest
20/10/2019

Former PM Gyurcsány calls on DK representatives to fight against corruption

He described the opposition wins of last Sunday as "the road to defeating [ruling] Fidesz [in the general election] in 2022" #Hungary #election
19/10/2019

Local elections – Demonstrators in GyĹ‘r call for mayor’s resignation

The demonstrators signed a petition calling for mayor Zsolt Borkai, who was reelected in municipal #elections a week earlier, to resign from his post and leave public life #Hungary
17/10/2019

What’s going to happen to Budapest’s party district?

Restricted opening hours and #Airbnb changes in #Budapest's #party district?!
17/10/2019

Karácsony proposes honorary citizen’s title for former Budapest mayors

"They both made good and bad decisions but they both loved #Budapest very much" #Hungary #mayor
17/10/2019

Local elections – Orbán: Deals made with outgoing Budapest mayor remain valid

"I would like to see the bold and self-confident governance of the past nine years continue" #Hungary #Budapest #politics #election
16/10/2019

New mayor Karácsony vows to block further construction projects in City Park

The mayor believes that erecting new buildings in the area would be "colossal stupidity" #Hungary #Budapest #CityPark #construction
16/10/2019

PM Office: GyĹ‘r mayor ‘wins opposition gold’

"The #election shows that #democracy is alive and kicking in #Hungary"
15/10/2019

Local election – Scandalous GyĹ‘r mayor Zsolt Borkai quits Fidesz

Although he is not resigning, he decided to quit #Fidesz! #Hungary #politics
15/10/2019

Local elections – International press reacts to Karácsony’s win

Prominent persons congratulated #Karácsony, the new mayor of #Budapest #Hungary #localelections