VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives

05 May 2016

Within the framework of the Hangya Free University, Dávid Kiss will give a presentation titled Free Elections? 1945 in Tordas. Kiss will outline what international and domestic conditions were like between 1940 and 1945, and then go into detail about the Hungarian Communist Party’s plan of action (influencing legislation, agitating the populace, founding mass organizations and working together with the Hungarian Social Democratic Party) and its impact. He will say a few words about the other political parties that ran in the election, their respective platforms and how they prepared for the campaign. Finally he will summarize the results of the municipal elections held on October 7th, 1945, and the National Assembly elections held on November 4th, 1945.       

Location: Tordas, Hangya Cultural Center, Szabadság út 55.

Date/Time: May 5th, 2016 (Thursday), 7 PM