After the 2019 Municipal Elections– The Consequences of 3 Elections in 1.5 years


A joint conference of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Political Capital


Date: October 30, 2019
Venue: Aranytíz Kultúrház (1051 Budapest, Arany János u. 10.)

Language: Hungarian (with English interpretation)


10:00-10:10        Opening remarks

                               Beate Martin / Jörg Bergstermann, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

                               Péter Krekó, Political Capital


10:10-10:30        What changed and what did not over three elections? – Introduction of Political Capital’s study


10:30-11:20        Can a hybrid regime be beaten in elections? – a roundtable discussion

  • Zoltán Lakner – political analyst, former vice-editor in chief of 168 Óra
  • Miklós Sebők – director of Institute, Senior Research Fellow (MTA TK PTI)
  • Andrea Szabó – Senior Research Fellow (MTA TK PTI)
  • Anna Unger – senior lecturer (ELTE TáTK)

Moderator: Péter Krekó, Political Capital


11:30-12:30        The municipalities as bastions – a roundtable discussion

  • Krisztina Baranyi – mayor of District IX. (independent)
  • Gergely Karácsony – lord mayor (Párbeszéd)
  • Imre László – mayor of District XI. (DK)
  • András Pikó – mayor of District VIII. (independent)

Moderator: Róbert László, Political Capital


12:30-13:00        Lunch


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