HUNGARY: Baseline information note on the 2022 elections and referendum

By the Hungarian Helsinki Committee on 21 February 2022

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee published a note which presents an overview of the legal framework, practical arrangements and key developments on nine key areas in regards to the elections.

This is a tool for those with little knowledge of the relevant Hungarian rules to better understand the events leading up to the parliamentary elections and national referendum held on 3 April 2022.

From now on, the HHC will regularly publish short English updates on key developments, following the structure of this baseline information note.

The note is available here.

The first update published on 8 March 2022 is available here, the second update of 23 March here