Surprise Victory in Hungary’s First-Ever Opposition Primary

To the great surprise of many pollsters and political analysts, Péter Márki-Zay, an anti-establishment conservative Mayor, has won Hungary’s first-ever opposition primary, organized by an alliance of six, ideologically diverse parties that have united to oppose Prime Minister Orbán’s attempts to secure a fourth consecutive term in power.

Márki-Zay’s victory could yet cause ruling party Fidesz difficulties, however Orbán, who has led the country for eleven years, remains in a formidable position ahead of the forthcoming general elections in April 2022.

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