Hungary: Hungarian mothers may get extra votes for their children in elections

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Hungary: Hungarian mothers may get extra votes for their children in elections

Latest controversial legislation from conservative Fidesz party since winning election on populist rightwing agenda. In a move that would be unprecedented in a modern democracy, Hungary's new government is considering giving mothers with small children extra votes in elections. The conservative Fidesz party has made several controversial decisions since coming to power on a populist rightwing agenda, including a crackdown on the media, but the latest proposal could be prove to be its most contentious.

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