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Two-Thirds Majority: Party and Per-Cent Threshold

two-thirds majority: The right-wing nationalist Jobbik party placed second with 26 seats, while a Socialist-led, left-wing coalition ran third with 20, according to Toronto Star. Only two other parties, former prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsany's Democratic Coalition and the green Politics Can Be Different party, were expected to surpass the 5-per-cent threshold needed to form a parliamentary faction. With 84.7 per cent of the votes counted, Fidesz and its small ally, the Christian Democrat party, had secured 133 of the 199 seats in the legislature, the minimum needed for a two-thirds majority. Read more Hungary's collaboration with Nazi Germany was a mistake,' PM Orban says Article Continued Below Hungary asks EU to help pay for anti-migrant fences on southern borders Hungary votes to detain' all asylum seekers in camps built from shipping containers Orban won his fourth term overall on a platform that openly demonizes migrants to Europe. react-empty 144 Opposition parties feared that another super-majority would allow the autocratic leader to more easily push through constitutional changes, continue his crackdown on civic groups that he claims work against Hungarian interests and further strengthen his grasp on the highly centralized state power structure. He claims that the opposition is collaborating with the United Nations, the European Union and wealthy philanthropist George Soros to turn Hungary into an immigrant country, threatening its security and Christian identity. Orban has campaigned heavily on his unyielding anti-migration policies. ( As reported in the news.