A general election was held in Hungary on April 8th.

Gergely Karácsony won the Global Vote election by the narrowest of margins, beating Bernadett Szél by just one percentage point. The incumbent Prime Minister Viktor Orbán tied with Viktor Szigetvári for third place.

In the formal election in Hungary, however, Viktor Orbán won a third consecutive term by a decisive margin.

With sincere thanks to Imre Végvári, Réka Rózsa and Suzanna Maros for their help in researching and preparing the candidate profiles.