Flash Report  13/04/15

Jobbik won its first individual constituency – reasons and consequences

On April 12, the far-right Jobbik candidate won a by-election in the individual constituency of Tapolca....
Flash Report  24/02/15

Fidesz’ defeat in Veszprém – causes and consequences

On February 22, in an electoral district in western Hungary, considered as a stronghold for the right, Zoltán Kész, an independent candidate beat his rival representing the ruling party by 9%....
Flash Report  14/10/14

Five statements about the municipal elections

An analysis on the Hungarian municipal elections, held on October 12, 2014....
Flash Report  13/10/14

Jobbik extended its influence in the municipalities

Jobbik managed to hold on to the majority of its mayoral seats, 14 of its mayoral candidates won at the municipal election....
Flash Report  06/06/14

Fidesz overwrites the rules of the municipal elections

Fidesz rewrites the rules in the middle of the game and is ready to change the local election system to suit its own purposes....
Flash Report  27/05/14

The EU will survive

An analysis on the outcomes of the European Parliamentary elections....
Flash Report  21/05/14

Changing Enemies of the Western far-right: from Immigrants to Europe

The more successful populist, Euro-reject parties in the last few years have shifted their platform’s central pillar from anti-immigration in 2009’s EP election to anti-EU in 2014’s EP election....
Chart of the Week  28/04/14

Results of the Hungarian Parliamentary Elections

Fidesz performed worse than in 2010, but the new election system helped them gaining a two-thirds majority again. The left-wing opposition lagged behind previous expectations. The huge imbalance betwe...
Flash Report  07/04/14

Hungarian elections: Four more years for Fidesz, Jobbik gains strength

The Hungarian parliamentary election has left only one question open, whether the governing party can retain its two-thirds majority in Parliament or not....
Flash Report  18/02/14

The winner takes it all

Fidesz has implemented the most significant changes in the electoral system since the transition. Below, we summarize the most important changes based on their impact on the electoral results....
In-depth analysis  02/08/13

New Electoral System in the Home Stretch

An analysis of the effects of the new Hungarian electoral procedure law and the campaign finance law....
Flash Report  09/01/13

Fewer obstacles, more campaign

Analysis on the consequences of Constitutional Court’s decision....
Flash Report  17/12/12

Notes on the current phase of electoral reform in Hungary

With a two-thirds majority in parliament, Hungary’s governing party alliance, Fidesz-KDNP, has created a completely new electoral system....
In-depth analysis  11/10/12

How to tackle the far right? Delusions and new Proposals

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Budapest and Political Capital Institute organized a conference on strategies against right-wing extremism....
Risk Watch  03/08/12

New cabinet announced in Kuwait

The Emir of Kuwait has re-appointed Sheikh Jabel Al Mubarak Al Sabah as prime-minister. ...
Risk Watch  03/07/12

Court annuls recent elections and returns previous parliament

Kuwait’s constitutional court has reinstated the previous parliament, causing heavy criticism and mass protest from the opposition....
Flash Report  24/05/12

Party funding and prior registration ahead of the elections

The Fidesz leadership is making further efforts to improve the election prospects of the party....
In-depth analysis  20/04/12

Halfway into the Hungarian electoral reform

Electoral law already passed, law on procedure is still uncertain - Political Capital Institute analyses the reform process of the Hungarian electoral system and its anticipated consequences....
Flash Report  22/11/11

MOL in Croatia – Lull before the storm

The Croatian government failed to put legal controls on the Hungarian Company’s business share, which means that it will leave the resolution of the problem to the incoming administration....
In-depth analysis  26/10/11

New election system: nothing is carved in stone

As it is difficult to foresee shifts in party system in coming years, governing party strategists find it hard to decide which electoral system would offer benefits to the alliance led by Fidesz....

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