General Assembly of Budapest

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General Assembly of Budapest

Fővárosi Közgyűlés
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Gergely Karácsony, PM
since 13 October 2019
Deputy Mayors
Structure
Seats33 Assembly Members
BudapestGeneralAssembly.png
Political groups
Majority (18)
  •   DK (6)
  •   MSZP (5)
  •   Momentum (4)
  •   PM (2)
  •   Independents (1)

Opposition (15)

Committees
  • Human Resources and Foreign Relations
  • Budget
  • Finance and Monitoring
  • Public Procurement
  • Ownership, Economy and Public Space
  • Urban Development, Transport and Environment
  • Local Government and Police
Elections
Mixed single vote (using votes for district mayors) + the mayor of Budapest
Last election
13 October 2019 (mayor)
Next election
October 2024
Meeting place
Budapest City Hall
Városház Street 9-11
Budapest, H-1052
Hungary
Website
www.budapest.hu

The General Assembly of Budapest (Hungarian: Fővárosi Közgyűlés, lit.'Capital City Assembly') is a unicameral body consisting of 33 members, which consist of the 23 mayors of the districts, 9 from the electoral lists of political parties, and the Mayor of Budapest (who is elected directly). Each term for the mayor and assembly members lasts five years.[citation needed]

2019 Election Results[edit]

Budapest City Hall building near Deák Ferenc tér in Városház street, the office of Budapest's Mayor
The eclectic building of New Budapest City Hall in Váci Street, the seat of the General Assembly

Mayor[edit]

Result of the mayoral election:[1]

2019 Budapest mayoral election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
MomentumDKMSZPPMLMP Gergely Karácsony 353,593 50.86% N/A
Fidesz-KDNP István Tarlós 306,608 44.10% -4.96%
Independent Róbert Puzsér 30,972 4.46% N/A
Independent Krisztián Berki 4,045 0.58% N/A
Total votes '695,218' '100.0%'
PM gain from Fidesz-KDNP Swing

List of Mayors[edit]

Election Mayor Party
1994 Gábor Demszky Alliance of Free Democrats
1998 Gábor Demszky Alliance of Free Democrats
2002 Gábor Demszky Alliance of Free Democrats
2006 Gábor Demszky Alliance of Free Democrats
2010 István Tarlós Fidesz
2014 István Tarlós Fidesz
2019 Gergely Karácsony Dialogue

Council history[edit]

Year Control
1998 No overall control
2002 No overall control
2006 No overall control
2010 Fidesz-KDNP
2014 Fidesz-KDNP
2019 No overall control

General Assembly of Budapest[edit]

Party Mayor of Budapest Mayors of the districts Compensation-list Altogether
FideszKDNP 7 6 13
MSZP 6 1 7
DK 3 1 4
Momentum 3 1 4
PM 1 1 2
Independents 3 3
Altogether 1 23 9 33

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Helyi önkormányzati választások 2019". www.valasztas.hu. 2019. Retrieved 13 June 2020.