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Hungarian PM Declares 'Victory' Despite Low Referendum Turnout

Headlines in Hungary’s newspapers on Monday read “The Referendum has Failed” and “The Country has said No.” While about 98 percent who voted said "no," from newspaper stands to parliament there was a distinct disconnect. Speaking to the members, Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban called rejection of the migrant quota referendum an “outstanding and overwhelming” victory, even though voter turnout was not high enough to validate the ballot. He asked the parliament to...

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