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Dr. István Stumpf (1957)

Dr. Stumpf was elected Judge of the Constitutional Court by Parliament in July 2010.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest (ELTE) in 1982, he graduated in sociology from the Faculty of Philosophy, in 1985. In summer 1989 he studied in London, attended an executive training and language course organized by the Council of Europe. As a German Marshall fellow, he spent 1990 in the United States of America. In 1992/93 he studied public policy at Harvard and George Washington Universities. He obtained his political science candidate' s degree in 1996, qualified at ELTE as a university lecturer in political sciences in 2008. From 1982 to 1987 he taught as assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law of ELTE, from 1994 to 1996 as lecturer and since 1996 he has taught as senior lecturer at the Faculty of Political Sciences. In September 2016 he was granted full professorship at the Department of Constitutional Law at Széchenyi István University (Győr).

In 1982 he founded the ELTE Special College "Bibó István", and directed it to 1988. Since 1987 he has carried out scientific research work at the Institute for Political Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. From 1989 to 1990 he was president of the National Council of the Hungarian Youth Organisations, and vice-president of the Patriotic Popular Front. In 1991 he founded the Political School "Századvég", and directed it to 1998, and directed the Centre for Political Analyses "Századvég", as well. Between 1998 and 2002 he worked as minister in the Prime Ministerial Office. Foundation editor of the periodical "Századvég", from 1996 its co-editor, and since 2002 he has been president of the Foundation "Századvég".

His main fields of research are the youth and social movements, political parties, political socialization and attitude of voters, public administration and governmental policies, theories on the constitutional structure and the State.

His spouse is a judge, he has four children.

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2016.06.24 Press release regarding the refugee quota referendum

The Constitutional Court in two decisions rejected the petitions that challenged the Parliamentary resolutions ordering a referendum on refugee quotas.

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2016.06.24 Press release regarding the refugee quota referendum

The Constitutional Court in two decisions rejected the petitions that challenged the Parliamentary resolutions ordering a referendum on refugee quotas.