The ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat (KDNP) alliance has increased its lead over the opposition among decided voters, garnering the support of 56 percent two months before the European parliamentary election on May 26, a poll by the Nezopont Institute published on Monday shows.
Fidesz-KDNP’s votes would translate into 14 seats in the European Parliament should the election be held this Sunday, the pollster said. The ruling parties outperformed their results at last April’s parliamentary election by 9 percentage points, Nezopont said.
Opposition parties’ popularity has remained relatively unchanged, Nezopont said. Among decided voters, the Socialist-Parbeszed alliance has 11 percent of the vote, the Democratic Coalition (DK) 6 percent, green LMP 5 percent, and Momentum 4 percent. Conservative Jobbik has 12 percent, a fall of 8 percentage points compared to the 2018 parliamentary election, Nezopont said.
Such results would ensure 3 seats at the European Parliament for Jobbik, 2 for Socialist-Parbeszed, and one each for DK and LMP, Nezopont said.
Among the whole population, Fidesz-KDNP has 42 percent while Jobbik has 8 percent of the vote, Nezopont said. The Socialist-Parbeszed alliance has 7 percent and DK 4 percent. LMP and the satirical Two-tailed dog party have the support of 3 percent each, Momentum 2 percent and radical nationalist Mi Hazank 1 percent.
The poll was conducted at the request of daily Magyar Nemzet between March 1 and 28 on a representative sample of 5,000 people.
Source and photo: MTI