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

10th February, 2020
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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