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Budapest (MTI) – The ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance continued to hold a commanding lead over the opposition parties in January, according to a fresh poll by Tárki released on Monday.

In the whole sample, support for Fidesz-KDNP stood at 33 percent. Support for Jobbik was up at 13 percent compared with 10 percent in Tárki’s last poll conducted in October. The Socialist Party had the backing of 9 percent of respondents, unchanged from the last poll.

Support for other opposition parties was also unchanged: the leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) stood at 4 percent, Együtt at 1 percent with the Dialogue Party slightly below the 1 percent mark. Green LMP was backed by 3 percent of respondents, up by one point compared with the October survey.

Fidesz-KDNP’s standing dipped slightly among decided voters, with 52 percent backing the governing alliance compared with 54 percent in October. Jobbik’s popularity was also up by 3 points among decided voters at 20 percent. The Socialists maintained their level of support at 15 percent, as did DK with 6 percent, Együtt with 2 percent and the Dialogue Party with 1 percent. LMP captured 4 percent, up by one point from October.

The percentage of undecided voters who did not choose any party to support stood at 35 percent, down from 40 percent in October.

The representative poll was taken between January 13 and 23.

Source: MTI/Tárki

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