Budapest, October 21 (MTI) – The ratio of uncertain voters has decreased and support for nearly all politicial parties increased, except for Jobbik, which lost support among decided voters, daily Magyar Idők said on Friday, citing the results of an October poll by ZRI Zavecz Research.
According to the pollster, the campaign for the Oct. 2 referendum on European Union migrant quotas had a beneficial effect on support for several political parties. Ruling Fidesz increased its support from 26 percent in September to 28 percent in October while support for opposition Jobbik remained unchanged at 13 percent. Support for the opposition Socialists increased by 1 percent from 9 percent in September.
The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) increased support from 5 percent in September to 6 percent in October and green opposition LMP remained unchanged at 3 percent. Support for opposition Egyutt dropped by 1 percent to 2 percent, while both the Liberals and Dialogue for Hungary stood at 1 percent. The satirical Ketfarku Kutya (Two-tailed Dog) party also received 1 percent, for the first time.
The ratio of people who said they shunned politics dropped from 37 percent in September to 32 percent in October and the proportion of decided voters increased to 38 percent.
In the latter group, Fidesz enjoyed 49 percent support, while support for Jobbik fell from 22 percent in September to 17 percent in October, while the Socialists received 14 percent.
A total of 8 percent of decided voters supported DK, LMP received 5 percent, Egyutt 3 percent, while the Liberals, Parbeszed, and Ketfarku Kutya received 1 percent each.