Jobbik extended its influence in the municipalities


At the municipal election, Jobbik managed to hold on to the majority of its mayoral seats; except in one county, it is the second largest party in county general assemblies, 14 of its mayoral candidates won and in 10 municipalities independent candidates, enjoying the party’s support, came in first.


After the closing of the polls, party president, Gábor Vona, positioned his party as the challenger of the governing party in 2018. Jobbik is still far from its target; it failed to capture the much coveted mayoral seat in Miskolc and in Budapest it has to content with coming in before LMP.


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