The popularity of Hungary’s ruling coalition Fidesz-KDNP among eligible voters declined to 24% in March from 26% in February, portfolio.hu reported, quoting the results from a Tarki poll. However, the party extended its lead over the biggest opposition party, the Socialists (MSZP), which saw 3pps decline in popularity, down to ten-year low of 9%. The third most popular party remained radical nationalist Jobbik with a 8% backing. Among voters with party preferences, the support for Fidesz-KDNP coalition remained unchanged at 48%, while the MSZP lost 4pps and was favoured by 18% of decisive voters. The support for Jobbik remained unchanged m/m at 16% in March. The share of undecided voters grew to 51% in March from 46% in February’s poll.
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