- 2 Mar 2019 10:56 AM
Pro-government commentators accuse the Left of downplaying the threats and dangers of illegal migration. A liberal commentator, on the other hand, accuses the government of anti-immigrant fear-mongering aimed at mobilizing its rural base.
One month ahead of the local elections, incumbent Budapest Mayor István Tarlós maintains his lead at 50%, followed by 42% support for joint opposition candidate Gergely Karácsony, pollster Nézőpont Institute said.
Police are investigating the opposition’s handling of voter data in connection with the local election campaign in the 8th district of Budapest, the daily Magyar Nemzet’s online edition said, citing police information.
Fully 57% of respondents in a Századvég survey said they had a positive view of Budapest Mayor István Tarlós, while 41% said they preferred Gergely Karácsony, the opposition’s candidate in the upcoming municipal election.