In Major Electoral Upset, Opposition Candidate Wins in Fidesz Stronghold of Hódmezővásárhely

The Southeastern city of Hódmezővásárhely has had right-wing mayors since the end of Communism in 1989. That string of Fidesz and KDNP leaders came to an end last night with the surprising electoral upset of Péter Márki-Zay, the joint opposition candidate who beat Fidesz politician and Deputy Mayor Zoltán Hegedüs by nearly 16%. The by-election, … Continue reading In Major Electoral Upset, Opposition Candidate Wins in Fidesz Stronghold of Hódmezővásárhely