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Fidesz and electoral reform: how to safeguard Hungarian democracy

Fumarola, Andrea (2016) Fidesz and electoral reform: how to safeguard Hungarian democracy. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Mar 2016). Website.

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The Hungarian government, led by Viktor Orbán, has been criticised by some international observers for undermining the country’s democracy, but how accurate is this view? Andrea Fumarola presents a comprehensive look at the effect of electoral reforms recently undertaken in Hungary. He writes that the current voting system seriously limits not only the fair representation of opposition parties and ethnic minorities, but also inhibits citizens’ participation.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 12:04
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:30

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