IPSOS: Fidesz stagnates, Jobbik prospers
The popularity of Hungary’s ruling party Fidesz is stagnating, while the popularity of Hungarian right-wing radicals Jobbik is on the rise, Ipsos Media, Advertisement, Market and Opinion Research Institute said today in a survey, citing figures recorded this month.
Fidesz is in first place with 1.7 million supporters, while Jobbik lags behind only slightly with 1.5 million supporters. Once governing, now opposition left-wing socialists MSZP are ranked third in popularity, with 1 million supporters, followed by former prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsányʼs Democratic Coalition, which has 300,000 supporters. Hungary’s sole green party LMP has approximately 250,000 supporters, while leftist Együtt (Together) and PM have a respective 100,000 supporters.
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