Prime minister Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party expected to win majority on back of populist agenda despite number of corruption scandals

Voting is under way in Hungary, where the prime minister, Viktor Orbán, is seeking to win a third consecutive term.

After running a campaign almost exclusively focused on the threat posed by migration, Orbán’s Fidesz party is expected to win a majority in parliament. However, a late push for coordination among the opposition, as well a string of corruption scandals around the government has given Orbán’s foes a glimmer of hope.

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