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KARÁCSONY WINS OPPOSITION PRESELECTION FOR BUDAPEST MAYOR

 

Gergely Karácsony, the Budapest mayoral candidate of the Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance, has won the preselection process organised by some opposition parties ahead of the autumn local election, György Magyar, head of the committee coordinating the ballot, said. The second round of the preselection process was held between June 20 and 26. Fully 68,240 Budapest residents participated. Karácsony garnered 33,355 votes. Fully 25,093 voters supported Olga Kálmán, the leftist Democratic Coalition’s candidate, while 9,792 voted for Momentum’s Gábor Kerpel-Fronius.