Young and once-loyal older voters moving away from Fianna Fáil

Poll indicates some voters switching to Fine Gael, others to Sinn Féin, a number who are undecided, and a youth vote that must urgently be recaptured for Fianna Fáil’s long-term survival

25th October, 2020
Young and once-loyal older voters moving away from Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil needs to find a way to connect with younger voters, for longer-term viability

A month on from the worst poll for Fianna Fáil since we started polling and things have not got much better for the party. Today sees just a small upward tick in its fortunes, while Fine Gael continues to make gains to record one of the highest first preferences recorded by the party. So, is it as simple as voters moving from Fianna Fáil to Fine Gael?

To some degree, there...

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