Orban’s party leading in Hungary’s vote: partial results

Budapest (AFP) – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing Fidesz party is leading in the first results announced in Sunday’s key parliamentary poll, according to the National Election Office (NVI).

Fidesz is seeking a third consecutive term in office and has won 49.15 percent of votes, with more than 64 percent of votes counted, according the NVI, which said turnout had reached 68.80 percent.