Hungary opposition looks set to win Budapest mayoral race

BUDAPEST, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Hungarian opposition challenger Gergely Karacsony looked on track to defeat ruling party incumbent Istvan Tarlos in the Budapest mayoral election on Sunday, preliminary results showed.

With 74.4% of votes counted, Karacsony had 50.1% support compared with 44.8% for Tarlos according to data on the National Election Office website, putting the Hungarian opposition on track for its biggest political win in a decade. (Reporting by Gergely Szakacs and Marton Dunai; Editing by Daniel Wallis)