Poll finds Fidesz has lost supporters recently

April 18, 2016


Závecz Research Institute, a polling company, has released the results of its latest poll outlining party support in Hungary, reports news site atv.hu. One thousand Hungarians were surveyed.

According to Závecz, support for ruling party Fidesz amongst all voters has dropped over the past two months by 8 percent, while support for far-right Jobbik has grown.

According to the poll, the Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) continues to hover at around 12 percent, while the Democratic Coalition (DK) has increased its support base from 4 percent to 5 percent. Support for Politics Can Be Different (LMP) has decreased to 3 percent. Together (Együtt) is at 2 percent and the Hungarian Liberal Party (MLP) is at 1 percent.

Amongst those most likely to vote, Fidesz stands at 40 percent, Jobbik at 20 percent, MSZP at 17 percent, DK at 10 percent, LMP at 5 percent and Együtt 4 percent.

According to the poll, only 37 percent of eligible voters would actually go out and vote if a parliamentary election were held today.