Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party maintains lead over opposition in June poll.

By bne IntelliNews June 19, 2013

The popularity of Hungary's ruling party, Fidesz, increased by 1pp to 25% in June 2013, MTI news agency reported, quoting an Ipsos opinion poll. The popularity of the main opposition group - the Socialists - among all voters, increased at the same pace to 15% in June. Support for the radical nationalist party Jobbik dropped by 1pp m/m to 6%.

Among decided voters, support for Fidesz edged up by 1pp to 49% and support for the Socialists also grew 1pp m/m to 27%. Jobbik received a backing of 12% among decided voters.

The newly-established political party, Together 2014, led by former PM Gordon Bajnai, gained a 4% backing among eligible voters and 8% among decided party voters, both flat from the month before.

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