Hungary top court voids election law in blow to Orban

From BBC News:

Protest against new electoral law outside parliament in Budapest, 19 Nov 12 “Free election! Democracy!”: A protest against the new law took place outside parliament last November

Hungary’s constitutional court has struck down a controversial electoral law that critics said would have favoured the ruling party, Fidesz.

The court objected to a requirement that voters register no later than 15 days before polling day.

Some other provisions were also deemed to be unconstitutional.

The conservative party of PM Viktor Orban dominates parliament. Last year Fidesz changed some other laws amid EU concern about democratic standards.

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