Assessing the 2022 Hungarian Parliamentary Elections, with Gabor Toka

This episode provides insight into why Hungary’s Viktor Orban was reelected to a consecutive fourth term with another parliamentary supermajority. Discussed is the role of the unlevel playing field in the leadup to the elections in terms of electoral laws and media domination, as well as how the war in Ukraine benefited the government. The episode closes with some thoughts on what Orban’s reelection could mean for the European Union.