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Fidesz still growing in electoral support

Party Popularity

Fidesz has further improved its positions among all voters in Hungary in November, while the rate of undecided voters has not changed since July, a poll by Závecz Research shows.

Graphic: party preferences of all voters in November (source: zaveczresearch.hu)

Apart from Fidesz, now at 31%, the only party that has grown since July, however slightly, is the Democratic Coalition (DK), from 5% to 6% among all voters. Jobbik is still the second strongest political group, but has slipped from 12% to 10%; the Socialists (MSzP) have lost 1%, and now stand at 8%.

If elections were held today, the survey shows that LMP would barely make it into Parliament, standing now at 5%. The rest of the parties are below 2% in electoral support.

More than one third of those polled, 34%, indicated no party preference, online current affairs portal hvg.hu reported. 

The Fidesz lead is even more significant among committed voters, now standing at 49%, further rising from July. The poll measured 18% support for Jobbik, 12% for the Socialists, 10% for DK and somewhat better, 6% support for LMP among committed voters. The others all polled below 2%.

The Závecz poll was conducted over the period November 6-14, on a sample of 1,000 people representing the populace of the country aged 18 and over. 

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