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New Start
Új Kezdet
PresidentKrisztina Hohn
Founded15 March 2017
Headquarters2100 Gödöllő, Szabó Pál u. 24..
IdeologyThird Way[1]
Christian democracy[2]
Conservative liberalism
Political positionCentre to centre-right
National affiliationUnited Opposition
European affiliationEuropean Democratic Party
Colors  Blue
National Assembly
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European Parliament
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New Start (Hungarian: Új Kezdet), also known as UK, is a political party in Hungary founded by György Gémesi, mayor of Gödöllő. The party adheres to a centrist Third Way[1] political philosophy.


The party was founded in 2017, although Gémesi had floated the formation of his own party on previous occasions.[3][4] He announced the formation of the party on March 15, along with its 12-point platform.[5]

In July of that year, Gémesi announced that he was negotiating cooperation with centrist party Politics Can Be Different (LMP).[6] In December 2017, György Gémesi and Bernadett Szél has agreed, that the New Start and the Politics Can Be Different is running together in the 2018 Hungarian parliamentary election.[7] During the election, György Gémesi was elected as MP but later resigned, and Krisztina Hohn replaced him on June 11. She joined the Politics Can Be Different group at the National Assembly.

In July 2018, György Gémesi announced that his party would no longer cooperate with the LMP for the next year's European Parliament and municipal elections.[8]

At the European level, the party joined the European Democratic Party in February 2019.[9]



See also


  1. ^ a b "Új Kezdet". Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  2. ^ "Márki-Zay Péter pártja lépne a Fidesz helyére az Európai Néppártban". (in Hungarian). 2 December 2021. Retrieved 10 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Újra itt van a nagy csapat". Demokrata. Retrieved 2017-08-12.
  4. ^ "Kihirdette új pártja céljait Gémesi" [Gémesi announces his new party's goals]. HVG (in Hungarian). HVG Kiadó Zrt. 18 March 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Meghirdette 12 pontját a Gémesi vezetett Új Kezdet" [12 points of Gémesi's New Beginning announced]. HirTV (in Hungarian). 18 March 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Összefog az LMP és az Új Kezdet" [LMP and New Start join]. Népszava Online (in Hungarian). Század Média Kft. 28 July 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  7. ^ Zrt., HVG Kiadó (2017-12-02). "Összeállt az LMP és az Új Kezdet". (in Hungarian). Retrieved 2017-12-02.
  8. ^ Zrt., HVG Kiadó (2018-07-20). "Gémesi György pártja is otthagyja az LMP-t". (in Hungarian). Retrieved 2018-08-27.
  9. ^ "Five new members joined the European Democrats | European Democrats – European Democratic Party". Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  10. ^ "Új Kezdet". Retrieved 2017-08-12.