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Analyses and research

Analyses and research

Gloomy Prospects
Summary of key results  • Hungarian voters are generally pessimistic about their financial prospects in 2023. Nearly half of respondents expect their financial situation to worsen in 2023. • At the start of of 2021, in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic, the share of optimists was three times higher than that of pessimists (18% compared to 6%), ...

State of the Hungarian Far-Right after the Election
On April 3rd, what surprised analysts was not simply the two-thirds victory of Fidesz-KDNP, or the weak showing on United for Hungary, but the fact that the Mi Hazánk Movement got into the Parliament. Not many were expecting it. Having received 5,88% of the vote, they gained 6 seats in Parliament, thus – locked head-to-head with Párbeszéd –, the...

The changing face of Parliament
Hungary’s new parliament held its inaugural session on May 2nd, 2022, after the parliamentary elections on April 3rd resulted in an overwhelming two-third victory for Fidesz-KDNP, who took 135 seats in the chamber. United for Hungary (Egységben Magyarországért) took 57, while the Mi Hazánk (Our Homeland) Movement gained 6 seats. In moments like ...

Votes of Jobbik in 2022
The surprise of the 2022 parliamentary elections was the large-scale victory of Fidesz and the low mobilization of the opposition. Egységben Magyarországért (united opposition) received nearly 890 000 fewer votes, than did the party-lists of DK, Együtt, Jobbik, LMP, Momentum and MSZP-Párbeszéd all together in 2018. It was rightly assumed during ...

What do we know about uncertain voters before the elections?
The 2022 parliamentary election is expected to be the tightest one of the last more than 10 years. According to opinion polls, just a few weeks prior to the elections, the support for Fidesz-KDNP and Egységben Magyarországért (united opposition) is head-to-head. Due to these results, besides voter mobilization, the role of uncertain voters in el...

Republikon's Research on Party Affiliation in February 2023
In February, 33 percent of the total population supports Fidesz, one percent higher than in January. Among those who can select a party, Fidesz’s support increased by two percentage points, as 47 percent would vote for the party. The slow decline since the 2022 election seems to have stopped for now, with Fidesz bouncing back in the first month ...

Together, Separately, with a Primary?
The novelty of the 2022 parliamentary elections was the broad coalition of opposition parties. The opposition, which was previously divided on the basis of the assessment of the government before 2010 and ideological fault lines, stood with joint candidates in constituencies and a joint party list. The entire coalition corresponded to the will o...

Research on party-affiliation, November 2022
Republikon’s research on party-preference November 2022. In November, Fidesz had 34% support in relation to the whole population, 1% lower than in October. DK is the strongest opposition party, supported by 13%, a 1% increase compared to the last month. Mi Hazánk remains on 7%, and MSZP remains on 4%. Momentum lost 2% support, and is also at 4%....

Who voted for the opposition in 2022?
The goal of political polls is often to survey the potential voters of a political party. A follow-up on elections, the survey of the voters of a specific party or block in a post-election period is rarer. The Republikon Institute carried out a large sample research during the autumn of 2022 among the people who voted for the opposition-coalitio...

"Compared to the election results, the gap between Fidesz and the opposition bloc has decreased, which is not surprising in a period of recession, although Fidesz's advantage over the parties of the late opposition coalition is still confident"  according to the Telex.hu highlights about our latest polls. The presentation is available here.  - I...

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