SURVEY – Ruling parties backed by 32 pc
Budapest, December 3 (MTI) – Some 32 percent of all voters supported the ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrats in a survey prepared by Nézőpont Institute.
The opposition Jobbik party stayed at 12 percent, the opposition Socialists lost 1 percentage point and stood at 7 percent and opposition DK returned to 5 percent, the pollster said on Saturday. The green opposition LMP received 3 percent support from all voters and the small opposition parties Együtt, the Liberals and the Two-tailed Dog Party received 1 percent each.
On commission by daily Magyar Idők, Nézőpont also asked people about what effects they expected from the election of Donald Trump as US president. Only 51 percent of all people interviewed had an opinion, 32 percent said that the Republican president would bring a favourable change for Hungary and 19 percent said it was bad for Hungary. Nine out of ten people have heard about the US presidential election and six out of ten said they had discussed the results with others.
As many as 82 percent of the supporters of the ruling parties were optimistic about Trump and 40 percent of left-wing supporters were optimistic about him. 60 percent of Jobbik supporters said that his election was good for Hungary.