Thursday February 20, 2020

Poll position: results reflect Business Post/Red C survey

Leo Varadkar on course to be leader of opposition as focus turns to government formation

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
10th February, 2020
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Sinn Féin is likely to propose Mary Lou McDonald as Taoiseach on February 20 but it will not have enough support from left-wing parties. Picture: PA

It is fashionable after a general election for politicians and pundits to say that the polls got it wrong.

Well, when it came to the general election, the last Business Post/Red C poll of the campaign turned out to be pretty accurate.

Look at the support figures for the parties in the poll, which was published on Sunday 2 February, six days before...

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