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It is possible to vote in Hungary this weekend in the Romanian parliamentary elections taking place at the end of the week, the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (RMDSZ) said in a statement. Voters can cast their ballots in seven polling stations between 7am and 9pm local time.

PMO Head: Every Hungarian Vote Counts at Upcoming Romania Elections
PMO Head: Every Hungarian Vote Counts at Upcoming Romania Elections

Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, on Sunday urged ethnic Hungarians living in Romania to vote in the country’s general election next week. Addressing a joint press conference with Botond Csoma, an MP candidate of Romania’s ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ party, in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca), Gulyás emphasised the importance of securing the strongest possible representation […]Continue reading

Ballot boxes are located in the Romanian Embassy in Budapest, at the Romanian Cultural Institute in Budapest and at the Romanian Consulates General in Gyula and Szeged, while for the first time a polling station is now open in Biharkeresztes, the Hungarian city closest to Oradea (Nagyvárad) as well.

Deputy PM Semjén Urges Transylvania Hungarians Outside Romania to Back RMDSZ in Election
Deputy PM Semjén Urges Transylvania Hungarians Outside Romania to Back RMDSZ in Election

Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén on Friday urged Transylvanian Hungarians living outside Romania to support the ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ party in Romania’s parliamentary elections this Sunday. “It is not just those living in Romania who should vote but also the hundreds of thousands or millions in the diaspora,” the deputy PM in charge of […]Continue reading

At the elections, Romanian citizens with foreign permanent or temporary residence can vote. IDs that have expired since March will also be accepted in view of the restrictions connected with the coronavirus pandemic.

feature photo: RMDSZ president Hunor Kelemen with Péter Szijjártó this week (Gábor Kiss/MTI)