POLL – Fidesz-KDNP maintains lead over opposition
Budapest, March 5 (MTI) – The governing Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance maintained its lead over the opposition in February and the prime minister was the most popular politician, according to a recent poll by Szazadveg published on Saturday.
In the whole sample, support for Fidesz-KDNP was 34 percent, for Jobbik 13 percent, for the Socialists 9 percent and for the Democratic Coalition (DK) 6 percent. The LMP party in this group had support of 4 percent and the Egyutt party 1 percent, both below the parliamentary threshold of 5 percent, the poll showed.
Among decided voters, support for Fidesz-KDNP was 46 percent, for Jobbik 23 percent, for the Socialists 14 percent and for DK 9 percent. LMP stood in this group with 4 percent and Egyutt with 1 percent support, said the poll.
Fully 31 percent of respondents said they were undecided.
The poll also gauged opinion about party politicians and found that 49 percent of voting age adults had a positive view of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. rround were Jobbik leader Gábor Vona and LMP co-chair András Schiffer with a 28 percent backing each.
The poll was taken between February 20 and 25 by phone with a sample of 1,000 adults.