Ruling alliance retains firm lead in March – POLL
Budapest, April 1 (MTI) – The ruling Fidesz-Christians Democrat alliance retained its firm lead over the opposition parties, which further segmented in March, a recent poll by the Nézőpont Institute showed.
Among all voters, Fidesz-KDNP’s support dropped one percentage point to 32 percent, while opposition Jobbik’s and the Socialists’ backing both slipped also one percentage point to 11 percent and 7 percent, respectively. Support for the Democratic Coalition (DK) went down one point to 3 percent, green LMP’s backing stayed level at 3 percent while support for Együtt, Dialogue and the Liberal parties stood at 1 percent. Nézőpont recorded one percent support for the all-new Momentum Movement and the satirical Kétfarkú Kutya (Two-tailed Dog) party.
Taking core party support into account, the ruling parties upped their camp by seven percentage points to 53 percent whereas Jobbik lost five points in backing to have 16 percent. The Socialists had support of 11 percent, LMP and DK 6 percent each. Momentum and the Kétfarkú had backing by 2 percent each, while Együtt, Dialogue and the Liberals had 1 percent, respectively.
The poll was conducted between March 3 and 26 on a sample of 2,000.