Thursday August 6, 2020

Red C poll: Response to emergency boosts support for Fine Gael

Leo Varadkar‘s party is up by 13 per cent in latest

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
29th March, 2020
Following a state-of-the-nation address by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the updated Covid-19 guidelines, the party’s support has increased from 21 per cent in the general election to 34 per cent now

Fine Gael has experienced a record surge in support due to its handling of the Covid-19 crisis, according to the latest Business Post/Red C poll.

The party finished in third place in Election 2020 just seven weeks ago. But following a state-of-the-nation address by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the updated Covid-19 guidelines, the party’s support has increased from 21 per cent in the general election to 34 per cent now.

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