The aim of this paper is to examine the priority projects of the Hungarian development policy, which are specific as the support of these kind of projects depends on governmental decision. The author tries to answer what kind of effect this development intervention has on regional inequalities. After embedding the issue theoretically, presenting the complex database compiled from multiple sources, and the variables, he tries to explore what kind of factors influence the success, support of the priority projects. He applies logistic regression procedure in the course of data analysis. The results of the research suggest that priority projects do not reduce regional inequalities.