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EU Citizens in Hungary Can Vote for Hungarian Party Lists

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.02.12.

In the European Parliament (EP) elections, European Union citizens resident in Hungary may vote for Hungarian party lists.

The National Election Office (NVB) has informed the citizens concerned that they may apply to register in Hungary by May 10.

In Hungary, elections can only be held on Sunday, so the EP vote is expected to be held on May 26.

Almost 113,000 EU citizens residing in Hungary have already informed the election office of their intention to vote in Hungary in the EP elections instead of their home country.

EU citizens in Hungary have been informed in English, German and French that if they want to vote for a Hungarian party list, they may register in person or by letter at their local electoral office. The application can also be submitted online at

featured photo illustration by Attila Balázs/MTI