April 8, 2018 / 9:20 PM / 4 months ago

Hungary PM Orban re-elected with strong mandate - prelim data

BUDAPEST, April 8 (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s ruling Fidesz party was re-elected on Sunday for a third successive term with a strong mandate, with preliminary results showing Fidesz possibly gaining a two-thirds majority in parliament.

With 74.6 percent of votes counted, National Election Office data projected Fidesz winning 134 seats in the 199-seat parliament. Nationalist Jobbik was projected to win 26 seats, with the Socialists in third place with 20 lawmakers. (Reporting by Gergely Szakacs and Krisztina Than; editing by Andrew Roche)

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