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Hungarian ruling party expects election lead

Prime Minister Victor Orban and his ultra-conservative party is expected to have a strong lead in Sunday's polls.

Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 18:35
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Hungarians go to the polls for their parliamentary elections on Sunday.

The current prime minister and his ultra-conservative party appear to have a strong lead.

But second place will be a hard fought battle between the centre-left opposition and the far-right Jobbik Party.

Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Budapest.

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