Christian democrats are gaining support in Hungary

The parties affiliated with European People's Party are up by 2.2 points, while Democratic Coalition and Hungarian Socialist Party (affiliated with S&D) have lost support.

In Hungary seven polls were recorded between February 1 and March 31, 2019. EPP, Greens/EFA, and ALDE have gained support in the polls, while S&D; has lost support.

As there are few or no polls on the EU Parliament elections in Hungary we analyze polling data for the national parliament. The most recent poll is from March 28, 2019.

Polling support for parties in Hungary
EP group Parties Support 2-month change
ALDE Momentum Movement 4.0% +0.2 points
EPP Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Union & KDNP 54.3% +2.2 points
Greens/EFA LMP Politics Can Be Different 4.7% +0.4 points
Non-Inscrits Jobbik Movement for a Better Hungary 12.6% -1.3 points
S&D Democratic Coalition and Hungarian Socialist Party 17.5% -2.2 points
New or uncategorized Our Home Movement and MKPP Hungarian Party of the two-tailed dog 5.7% +1.4 points

This report is based on data collected and aggregated by POLITICO through the affiliated site Poll of Polls.

What are the trends at the European level?

At the European level, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) is the group that seems to be taking the biggest hit. It is down by 0.5 points to 13.7 percent. Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) and the European United Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) are also down in the latest polls by 0.4 and 0.3 points.

The EP groups with the biggest increase across the continent are the christian democrat EPP and the social democratic S&D, up by 0.8 and 0.8 points respectively. 

To know more about European trends and the methodology that we used for this analysis, have a look at this page.

Monday 04 March 2019

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