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Opposition’s Budapest Mayor Preselection to Be Concluded on June 26

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.06.18.

Budapest residents can cast their votes in the (leftist-liberal) opposition’s preselection for a joint candidate for the post of Budapest mayor in the upcoming municipal election, leftist daily Népszava reported on Tuesday.

One of three candidates — Gergely Karácsony of the Socialist (MSZP)-Párbeszéd alliance, Momentum’s Gábor Kerpel-Fronius, and independent Olga Kálmán, supported by the leftist Democratic Coalition — will challenge incumbent Mayor István Tarlós in the municipal election scheduled for the autumn.

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The Civic Election Committee, which organises the preselection, is planning to announce the winner on June 26, Népszava said.

In the featured photo (from left to right): Gergely Karácsony, Olga Kálmán and Gábor Kerpel-Fronius. Photo by Olga Kálmán’s Facebook page