UVVM estimates referendum turnout over 50 percent, MVK says 36 – 43 percent

THE UVVM agency of the Statistics Office estimates the turnout of the April 3 referendum on early parliamentary elections at 56 percent. The latest UVVM poll says that 31 percent will ignore the referendum and 13 percent remain undecided.

Of those intending to attend the public vote, 81 percent back holding early elections, 12 percent oppose, and 7 percent are undecided.

Citizens over 50, secondary school graduates, and skilled workers are the most likely to turn out, the poll claims.

Those between the ages of 18 and 29, the Hungarian minority, and university graduates are most likely to ignore the vote.

Meanwhile, the MVK polling agency estimates the turnout at 36 - 43 percent while 30.3 percent said they would ignore the referendum.

Among potential referendum participants, 84.8 percent support recalling the current cabinet, 15.2 percent are against the move, and 7.5 could not answer the question.

Compiled by Beata Balogová from press reports
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