Civil Movement

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Civil Movement
President Mária Seres
Founded 24 April 2009[1]
Headquarters 4400 Nyíregyháza, Csalló köz 20.
Ideology Third Way[citation needed]
Political position centre-right[citation needed]
Colours Green
National Assembly:
0 / 386
European Parliament:
0 / 22
Website
http://www.civilmozgalom.hu/
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The Civil Movement (Hungarian: Civil Mozgalom), abbreviated to CM, is a centre-right political party in Hungary. It has a third way ideology.[citation needed]

Background[edit]

In the Summer of 2008 Mária Seres initiated a referendum drive on MPs’ expenses garners. At least 525,000 verified signatures have been collected, far more than the mandatory 200,000, in support of a referendum on MPs’ expenses, National Election Office head Emília Rytkó announced on 19 March 2009. Seres told reporters later that day, this is the first time that an individual managed to collect so many signatures for a referendum.[2]

Election results[edit]

During the 2010 Hungarian parliamentary election six parties have gained the right to set up a national list, as the Civil Movement has joined the five parties announced earlier by the National Election Office (OVI). The CM gained prominence by gathering signatures for a referendum on curtailing MPs’ expense accounts. The party was able to register seven regional lists.[3]

For the Hungarian Parliament:

Elections Number of votes (1st round) Percentage of votes (1st round) Number of votes (2nd round) Percentage of votes (2nd round) Number of seats Percentage of seats Role played in Parliament
2010 80,801 0.89% 0 0.00% extra-parliamentary

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