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>> Turn out is high in Hungary's parliamentary election on Sunday. And that could be of some concern to incumbent prime minister Viktor Orban. Though he is still expected to win a third term as prime minister. Interim data showed voter turnout at higher levels than in the country's 2002 election.
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Orban lost that poll, consigning him to eight years in opposition. Some pollsters say a high turnout, which could head above 70%, might signal that the opposition to Orban's Fidesz party has efficiently mobilized its supporters. Something that may cause Fidesz to lose its parliamentary majority.>>
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> That said, Orban's party has been polling well ahead.
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His nearest rival is the formerly far-right Jobbik party, which has recast itself as a more moderate force. In an acrimonious campaign, Orban has portrayed himself as the savior of Hungary's Christian culture against Muslim migration into Europe.>> The stakes are huge, huge. We will either become an immigrant country or we will stay free.
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Or we will have to fight for remaining free.>> A strong win for Orban's one issue campaign could expose cracks in the European Union. By boosting other right-wing nationalists in countries like Poland and neighboring Austria. And bolstering that Central European alliance against the EU's migration policies.