Poll – Party support unchanged with Fidesz lead
Budapest, March 4 (MTI) – Party support remained overall unchanged last month, compared with January, according to Nezopont Institute.
Fidesz and its junior allied Christian Democrats captured 26 percent in Nezopont’s entire sample, while radical nationalist Jobbik held 17 percent, both unchanged from the first month of the year. The Socialists lost one point to stand at 9 percent, whereas the Democratic Coalition inched up one point to stand at 6 percent. LMP in this group slipped two points to 4 percent and the Dialogue for Hungary (PM) held on to its 2 percent.
Among decided voters, support for Fidesz-KDNP went up two points to 42 percent and for Jobbik one point to 28 percent. The Socialists were backed by 13 percent, DK by 8 percent, LMP by 5 percent and PM by 3 percent in this group.
Respondents who preferred not to declare an opinion and non-voters accounted for 33 percent, unchanged from January, according to Nezopont. It conducted the telephone survey for Heti Valasz weekly between Feb. 21 and 24 with a representative sample of 1,000 voting-age adults.