In Hungary, a woman breaks off in the primary intended to beat Orban in April

In Hungary, there is strength in unity. Six parties ranging from the left to the nationalists have allied themselves to defeat the Prime Minister. The objective is to present a single candidate against Viktor Orban in the legislative elections next April. The first round of the primary has gave Klara Dobrev a head start, with the Vice-President of the European Parliament and member of the Democratic Coalition party winning 34% of the vote.

“This result of the primaries is the first thing we have really achieved together, said Klara Dobrev_. This is where the opposition coalition was born. And this strong opposition coalition that was born during this primary will lead us to success and victory next April. “_

Behind her with 29%, the mayor of Budapest, Gergely Karacsony, followed with 21% by Peter Marki-Zay, a conservative mayor of a small Hungarian town. A second round will decide between these three personalities in mid October.

7% of Hungary’s eight million voters took part in the primary between September 18 and 28.

The Hungarian opposition hopes to be stronger against Viktor Orban, accused of authoritarian drift and corruption.

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