Hungary: Fidesz Trouncing Socialists, 61 to 27

Which party would you vote for in the next legislative election? (Decided Voters)

Jun. 2008 May 2008 Apr. 2008
Hungarian Citizens Party (Fidesz) 61% 67% 67%
Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) 27% 23% 22%
Alliance of Free Democrats (SZDSZ) 4% 3% 1%
Hungarian Democratic Forum (MDF) 3% 4% 4%

Source: Tarki
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 Hungarian voters, conducted from Jun. 6 to Jun. 18, 2008. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

Nicaragua: Ortega Approval at Only 18%

How do you rate Daniel Ortega’s performance as president?

Jun. 2008 Feb. 2008 Oct. 2007
Good / Very Good 18% 21% 28%
Average 23% 33% 34%
Bad / Very Bad 56% 43% 38%

Source: CID-Gallup / La Prensa
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,260 Nicaraguan adults, conducted from Jun. 5 to Jun. 11, 2008. Margin of error is 2.8 per cent.

Ireland: Fianna Fáil up by 15

What party would you support in the next general election?

Jun. 2008 Apr. 2008 Mar. 2008
Fianna Fáil (FF) 40% 40% 35%
Fine Gael (FG) 25% 28% 30%
Labour Party (Lab.) 10% 11% 11%
Sinn Fein (SF) 10% 6% 9%
Green Party (GP) 7% 9% 8%
Progressive Democrats (PD) 2% 1% 1%

Source: Red C / Sunday Business Post
Methodology: Interviews with 1,000 Irish adults, conducted from Jun. 13 to Jun. 15, 2008. No margin of error was provided.

Nebraska: McCain Leads by 16… or 9

McCain (R) Obama (D) Other / Not sure Date
(2) Rasmussen Reports 52% 36% 12% Jun. 23
(1) SurveyUSA 49% 40% 11% May 16-18

(2) Rasmussen Reports – Telephone interviews with 500 likely voters in Nebraska, conducted on Jun. 23, 2008. Margin of error is 4 per cent.
(1) SurveyUSA – Telephone interviews with 600 registered voters in Nebraska, conducted on May 29, 2008. Margin of error is 4.1 per cent.

Obama 47, McCain 43

If the candidates were Barack Obama, the Democrat, and John McCain, the Republican, and you had to choose, for which of these candidates would you vote? (Leaners included)

Jun. 2008 Feb. 2008 Apr. 2007
Barack Obama (D) 47% 48% 47%
John McCain (R) 43% 41% 42%
Other / Undecided 10% 11% 11%

Source: ABT SRBI / Time
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 805 registered American voters, conducted from Jun. 19 to Jun. 25, 2008. Margin of error is 3.5 per cent.