The ruling Fidesz-led alliance’s base has strengthened while support for the opposition has waned since the spring general election, according to the latest poll released by the Nézőpont Institute on Saturday.
Fully 54 percent of decided voters expressed their support for Fidesz, according to the poll completed between November 26 and December 15 with anti-government protests already under way,
This is up 7 percent since the general election held in April, Nézőpont said.
Jobbik’s base was 14 percent, dropping altogether 6 percent over the past eight months, while core support for the opposition Socialist Party’s alliance with Párbeszéd stayed level at 11 percent.
The Democratic Coalition’s core support slightly strengthened since April, to stand at 7 percent while it was 4 percent each for LMP and Momentum.
Mi Hazánk, the party formed by former Jobbik politicians, and the satirical Two-Tailed Dog Party (MKKP) each firmed their support to 3 percent.
Among all voters, support for Fidesz was 38 percent, for Jobbik 9 percent, for Socialist-Párbeszéd 6 percent and for DK 4 percent. It was 2 percent each for LMP, Momentum and MKKP and 1 percent for Mi Hazánk.
Nézőpont conducted the poll by asking 2,000 people in personal interviews.
As we wrote on Tuesday, A large majority of Hungarians support law and order and reject violent street protests that question the government’s legitimacy, the latest survey of Századvég Foundation said, read more HERE.