Budapest, November 8 (MTI) – Support for the ruling parties was at least 30 percent among all voters in October and only ruling Fidesz has increased its popularity since 2014, the daily Magyar Idők said on Tuesday, citing the latest combined polling data.
If elections were held this Sunday, the Fidesz-Christian Democrats alliance would get much better results from the list than in 2014, an analysis by kozvelemenykutatok.hu published in October showed.
Polls released in October showed big variations regarding the difference in popularity between opposition Socialists and Jobbik. Publicus said the Socialists were slightly stronger than Jobbik. Iranytű said Jobbik enjoyed a 7 percent advantage, while Nezőpont said Jobbik received 4 percent more. Zavecz reported 3 percent and Tárki said both parties had 9 percent backing among all voters.
The combined figures showed that the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) enjoyed an average of 4 percent support while green opposition LMP averaged 3 percent. Opposition Együtt received 1-2 percent, while the opposition PM party and the Liberals both received below 1 percent.
Based on list results, the ruling parties would be able to generate around 50 percent backing, Jobbik would probably overtake the Socialists and DK would safely get into parliament by generating 7 percent support, the paper said.