Presidential election 2017


Áder takes presidential oath of office – UPDATE

Parliament decided on March 13 to re-elect him for another five-year term

Polish, Slovak presidents congratulate Áder on re-election

Polish President Andrzej Duda has congratulated János Áder on his re-election on Monday as Hungary president for another five-year term

Presidential election 2017 – Majtényi hails presidential campaign as ‘success story’

Ex-ombudsman Majtényi lost Monday's presidential election in parliament

Presidential election 2017 – Hungarian parties react to Áder’s re-election

Jobbik: neither Áder nor Majtényi was able to represent the unity of the nation

Hungary’s parliament re-elects President Áder for second term

CONGRATULATIONS! Here is the re-elected Hungarian president

Hungary presidential election 2017 – First round of election inconclusive

Hungary presidential election 2017 - TODAY

Parliament to vote on the next Hungarian president on Monday

Fidesz: Ruling parties have nominated János Áder for president, George Soros, the Hungarian-born US billionaire, is behind the candidacy of László Majtényi

Együtt supports former ombudsman’s candidacy for president

The judiciary aspects of his programme are in complete accord with Együtt's approach

DK leadership backs Majtényi’s nomination for president

"Majtényi stands for a more tolerant, supportive, greener republic and will fight against discrimination and corruption"

Fidesz-KDNP supports Áder’s candidacy for president, Socialists nominate former ombudsman

Visegrád, February 16 (MTI) – Lawmakers of the ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrats party alliance unanimously support the candidacy of incumbent President Janos Ader for another five-year term, […]

Fidesz-KDNP parliamentary group session to address migration, nomination of president, NGO funding

Budapest (MTI) – The parliamentary group of allied ruling Fidesz-KDNP will gather in Visegrád, in northern Hungary, to discuss issues of migration, preparations for next year’s […]

Jobbik declines to come up with nominee for president

Budapest (MTI) – The opposition Jobbik party will not nominate anyone for Hungary’s next president; the party maintains its position that the president should be elected directly […]

Opposition Együtt elects new leader, backs Majtényi’s nomination for president – UPDATE

Budapest – The opposition Együtt party elected Péter Juhász its leader at a delegates’ assembly in Budapest on Saturday. The other candidate for the post was […]

LMP endorses Majtényi for president

Budapest (MTI) – Green opposition LMP on Friday became the latest party to throw its support behind Lászlo Majtényi, Hungary’s former ombudsman, to succeed János Áder […]

Liberals call for leftist opposition cooperation

Budapest, January 5 (MTI) – Liberal Party leader Gábor Fodor said that cooperation between the “democratic” opposition parties, namely one without Jobbik, would be a must […]

President nominated by MPs rather than civil groups, says proposed candidate

Budapest (MTI) – Former ombudsman László Majtényi, whose name has recently been suggested by a civil group as a possible candidate for Hungary’s next president, called […]

Socialists support ex-ombudsman to be nominated for president

Budapest (MTI) – László Majtényi, Hungary’s former ombudsman, could “represent the whole country” if elected president, the opposition Socialists said in a statement on Monday. The […]

Áder accepts nomination for second presidential term

Budapest (MTI) – President János Áder has accepted the ruling Fidesz party’s nomination to serve as Hungary’s president for a second term, the president’s office told […]

Orbán informs Áder of Fidesz backing for second presidential term

Budapest, December 23 (MTI) – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has personally informed President János Áder that the ruling Fidesz party will nominate him as Hungary’s head […]

The ruling Fidesz party to nominate Áder for Hungarian president

Budapest, December 22 (MTI) – The ruling Fidesz party will nominate János Áder as Hungary’s head of state for another five-year term, national daily Magyar Idők […]