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Gerrymandering violates the right to vote

The Hungarian government is influencing the results of the upcoming parliamentary elections with gerrymandering. The parliamentary majority has prevented the revision of constituency boundaries despite significant changes in the population over the past few years. The current constituency boundaries will lead to a violation of the right to equal suffrage because almost 1,000,000 voters will have significantly weaker voting rights than the average voter. As the Constitutional Court has refused to provide protection against this violation of the right to free elections, Hungary Free and Fair has escalated the case to the European Court of Human Rights.

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