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Nov 24, 2016

Support for Jobbik drops to lowest in nearly three years

The ruling Fidesz party was backed by 36 percent, while support for Jobbik declined to 10 percent, the lowest point since January 2014

Support for the Jobbik party has continued to decline since September, according to a poll by Median published on hvg.hu..

Among the voter sample, the ruling Fidesz party was backed by 36 percent, while support for Jobbik declined to 10 percent, the lowest point since January 2014.

MTI states that the Socialist Party is supported by 9 percent of voters, the Democratic Coalition (DK) by 6 percent, the green LMP by 3 percent and Együtt by 2 percent.

Another four parties – Dialogue, Liberals, Workers’ Party and the satirical Kétfarkú Kutya (Two-tailed Dog) – won the backing of at least 1 percent of the electorate, the poll said.

In the group of decided voters who have a clear party affiliation, Fidesz’s support stood at 53 percent. Sixteen percent favored Jobbik, 14 percent the Socialists, 9 percent DK and 3 percent LMP and Együtt both. While 29 percent of respondents disclosed no party preference at all.