All votes counted, Fidesz-KDNP take 135 of 199 seats in parl't


The Fidesz-KDNP alliance will take 135 of the 199 seats in Hungary's parliament, the National Election Office (NVI) said on Saturday, after counting the last votes cast in an election on Sunday, April 3, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

An early count of ballots cast by Hungarian nationals abroad had suggested Fidesz-KDNP would get 136 mandates, but the results on Saturday put the number at 135, the same as that after the count of votes at the polls in Hungary the evening after the vote. 

The count finished Saturday gave DK, Jobbik, LMP, MSZP, Momentum, and Párbeszéd, a group of parties spanning the political spectrum who banded together with the aim of unseating the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, 57 seats, one more than immediately after the initial count, while Mi Hazánk got six seats, one fewer than the count right after the Sunday vote showed.

The representative of the National Self-Government of Germans in Hungary secured a single seat in parliament.

Fidesz-KDNP won their fourth consecutive term, taking a two-thirds majority in parliament.

The count may still be contested.


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