At every election, votes are being bought with gifts. Pathetically small gifts.
Local mayors are masters of life and death because they decide who gets benefits. And they depend on Orbán
Fear of losing benefits and fear from the non-existing migrant hordes dominate the poorest villages
It is difficult to get villagers to take on “anti-Orbán” duties such as being a neutral vote counter
How did Orbán secure his precious 2/3?
Hungarian government spent €23 million of taxpayers’ money on propaganda in the 50 days before the 2018 election. Fidesz only spent less than 3 million.
Scolding and threatening independent institutions