Hungary's Fidesz seen dominating municipal voting

October 12, 2014 10:06 AM

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party is expected to maintain its dominance in nationwide municipal elections, with the far-right Jobbik party seen making gains in rural areas.

Pollster firm Ipsos predicts Sunday's voting will "essentially result in victory for Fidesz," whose candidates are tabbed to win the mayor's office in nearly all of Hungary's 23 largest cities, as well as in Budapest, the capital.

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