Wednesday April 8, 2020

McDonald urges SF supporters to get out and vote for the party

Sinn Féin stands at 19 per cent in the latest Business Post/Red C poll, but has historically had problems getting its supporters to turn out

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
26th January, 2020
Mary Lou McDonald, Fionnula Flanagan and Pearse Doherty at Sinn Fein’s general election candidate launch in the Mansion House, Dublin Picture: Collins

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has told supporters it is vital they come out and vote if the party is to benefit from favourable opinion polls.

Today’s Business Post/Red C poll shows the party’s support rising by 8 points to 19 per cent. If this was to be repeated on polling day, it would represent a significant improvement on the 2016 general election when it won 13.8 per cent and 23 seats....

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