Hungary’s ruling parties maintained their lead over the opposition parties, with 53 percent of decided voters in favour of the Fidesz alliance with the Christian Democrats, according to a fresh poll by the Századvég Institute.

Taking the electorate as a whole, 36 percent of the vote would go to the Fidesz-led alliance, Századvég said.

If the election were held this Sunday, 8 percent of all voters and 14 percent of decided voters would choose Jobbik, according to the poll.

The leftist opposition Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance would receive 8 percent of all votes and 11 percent of the decided vote, the think-tank said.

The green opposition LMP party would capture 7 percent of all votes and 8 percent of committed voters. The leftist Democratic Coalition, led by former prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsány, was preferred by 5 percent of all voters and 6 percent of decided voters.

Altogether 30 percent of respondents were undecided, Századvég said.

Századvég conducted its phone poll of 1,000 randomly chosen adults between Feb. 26 and 28.

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Source: MTI

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