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  4/3/2014, Nissan 3, 5774

Hungary’s Jobbik Party Rebrands Prior to Elections


Hungary’s Jobbik party is attempting to change the way it is viewed by its constituents as it heads into the upcoming general election this Sunday.

Known for its anti-Semitic and anti-Roma dogma, the party’s campaign posters have taken to a softer, more modern appearance.

The party’s sudden rebranding is an attempt to rid itself of its far-right image, thereby becoming more attractive in the eyes of the younger voting population.

In the 2010 elections, Jobbik won roughly 17 percent of the vote. Current polls suggest a similar result will be achieved this Sunday, with current PM Orban’s Fidesz party remaining in the lead.