Ruling Fidesz has maintained its lead in the polls, with support of over 50 percent among decided voters, the Nézőpont Institute said on Tuesday.
Among decided voters, the ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrats’ support has grown to 54 percent by May from 51 percent in the beginning of the year,
Meanwhile, support for the opposition coalition has fallen to 38 percent, it said.
Of the opposition parties, the Momentum Movement is leading with 13 percent among decided voters, while the Democratic Coalition’s support has fallen to 11 percent and Jobbik’s to 9 percent.
The Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance is at three percent, LMP at two percent, and Mi Hazánk (Our Homeland) at one percent, the pollster said.
The non-parliamentary satirical Two-tailed Dog party would garner 6 percent were the election held this Sunday.
In the whole population, the ruling parties have the support of 43 percent, some 3.5 million people. The opposition coalition is supported by 26 percent of all voters, or some 2 million people, poll said.
The poll showed that 72 percent of Hungarians are “satisfied” with how the government is handling the coronavirus epidemic. That means that
41 percent of opposition voters also approve of the government’s work in this respect, the institute said.
Nézőpont conducted the research on May 7-8 by phone, on a representative sample of 1,000 people.