European Elections

Hungarians are not enthused by EU Parliament elections – what’s the issue?

By |March 1st, 2023|Tags: , , |

The next European Parliament elections are scheduled for 2024. In Hungary, the government plans to merge them with local elections. Ahead of this change, we looked at how many Hungarians have turned out to vote so far, in which municipalities, and where voters have shown the least interest in the future of the European Parliament.

Why the European People’s Party struggles to distance itself from Orbán

By |May 29th, 2020|Tags: , |

Strife between Hungary and the European institutions has been building for around a decade. There have been angry exchanges, but no genuine rift. Orban’s authoritarian drift seems to have reached its peak, with COVID-19 as an excuse. Will something finally give way?