2005 Hungarian presidential election

An indirect presidential election was held in Hungary on 6–7 June 2005.[1] The main opposition party Fidesz's nominee, the former President of the Constitutional Court László Sólyom was elected President of Hungary.

2005 Hungarian presidential election

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Nominee László Sólyom Katalin Szili
Party Independent MSZP
Electoral vote 185 182

President before election

Ferenc Mádl
Independent

Elected President

László Sólyom
Independent

First and second roundsEdit

Hungarian Presidential elections, 2005
(First round)[2]
Candidate Nominating Party Votes %
Katalin Szili Hungarian Socialist Party 183 47.5
László Sólyom Independent 13 3.3
Did not vote 186 48.3
Invalid votes 3 0.7
Total votes 199 51.6
Total seats 385 100.00


Hungarian Presidential elections, 2005
(Second round)[3]
Candidate Nominating Party Votes %
László Sólyom Independent 185 48
Katalin Szili Hungarian Socialist Party 178 46.2
Did not vote 20 5.1
Invalid votes 2 0.5
Total votes 365 94.8
Total seats 385 100.00


ResultsEdit

Hungarian Presidential elections, 2005
(Third round)[4]
Candidate Nominating Party Votes %
László Sólyom Independent 185 47.9
Katalin Szili Hungarian Socialist Party 182 47.1
Did not vote 17 4.4
Invalid votes 1 0.2
Total votes 368 95.5
Total seats 385 100.00


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Szili - Sólyom 183 : 13". Index.hu. 2005-06-06. Retrieved 2011-09-24.
  2. ^ Parlament.hu. "First round". Parlament.hu. Retrieved 2011-09-24.
  3. ^ Parlament.hu. "Second round". Parlament.hu. Retrieved 2011-09-24.
  4. ^ Pestiside.hu (2005-06-07). "Sólyom elected President of Hungary". Pestiside.hu. Archived from the original on 2009-12-24. Retrieved 2011-09-24.