Márta Mátrai

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Márta Mátrai
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First Officer of the National Assembly
Assumed office
1 January 2013
Preceded by position re-established
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
18 June 1998
Personal details
Born (1948-02-22) 22 February 1948 (age 69)
Szombathely, Hungary
Political party Fidesz (since 1994)
Profession jurist, politician

Dr. Márta Mátrai (born February 22, 1948)[1] is a Hungarian jurist and politician, member of the National Assembly (MP) from Fidesz Somogy County Regional List since 1998.[2] She was elected First Officer of the National Assembly in 2013, a position which was re-established after 64-year vacancy.[3]

She was the founder of the Kaposvár branch of Fidesz in 1989 and 1990. As an individual candidate in the September–October 1990 local elections she was elected into the General Assembly of Szombathely of which she was a member until October 1998. She was a legal councillor from 1994 to 1998. Following the abolishment of the age limit she joined Fidesz and she was the head of the city branch from 1994. She has been on the County and National Board since 1995. After the transformation into a people's party in 2003 she was awarded the chairmanship of the Kaposvár constituency.[1]

She ran in the 1994 parliamentary election. She secured her seat in Parliament in the 1998 parliamentary election from the Somogy County Regional List of Fidesz. She was deputy parliamentary group leader and parliamentary group executive of Fidesz from June 1998 until the end of the term. She was active in the Committee on Constitution and Judicial Affairs and in the Defence Committee, the latter of which she was deputy chair. In the 2002 parliamentary election she became MP from the Somogy County Regional List. She became a member of the Committee on Constitution and Judicial Affairs again and chair of the Committee on Social and Family Affairs. She has been deputy parliamentary faction leader again since 15 May 2002. In the general election held in 2006, she was elected from the Somogy County Regional List. She is member of the Constitutional, Judicial and Standing Orders Committee.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Post abolished 1949–2013
Title last held by

Jolán Mónus
First Officer of the National Assembly
2013–
Succeeded by
Incumbent