If the polls are right, we’re headed for Confidence and Supply 2.0

Polls indicate that the big two will need each other to form a government after the next general election. As support for Sinn Féin slides, the gain for the Greens could see them play kingmaker

24th November, 2019
If the polls are right, we’re headed for Confidence and Supply 2.0
The current first preference support for the two largest parties in the state is eerily similar to that seen before the last general election in 2016

The last RED C poll of 2019 provides us with a good picture of the political landscape in which the General Election will be fought in 2020. The fact that everyone knows an election has to take place in the first half of next year, means that most parties are already on election footing. It is likely that the rhetoric will ramp up as we move into 2020 and TDs can see the campaign approaching.

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