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Mar 02, 2018

Survey finds Hungary’s ruling parties maintain lead over the opposition, with 53 percent of decided voters in favor of the Fidesz alliance

According to a poll by the Századvég Institute, 36 percent of the vote would go to the Fidesz-led alliance

A survey has found that Hungary’s ruling parties maintained their lead over the opposition, with 53 percent of decided voters in favor of the Fidesz alliance with the Christian Democrats.

According to a poll by the Századvég Institute, 36 percent of the vote would go to the Fidesz-led alliance. If the election were held this Sunday, 8 percent of all voters and 14 percent of decided voters would choose Jobbik.

According to MTI, the leftist opposition Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance would receive 8 percent of all votes and 11 percent of the decided vote, the institute revealed.

The green opposition LMP party would capture 7 percent of all votes and 8 percent of committed voters, it added.

The findings also demonstrated that the leftist Democratic Coalition, led by former prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsány, was preferred by 5 percent of all voters and 6 percent of decided voters.

In total, 30 percent of respondents were undecided. Századvég conducted its phone poll of 1,000 randomly chosen adults between February 26th and 28th.