ANALYSIS: Secret FF research shows councillors at risk

The Sunday Business Post yesterday revealed the existence of secret Fianna Fail research showing councillors at risk. Here we provide further analysis and a link to the document.

10th March, 2014
Michael Brennan: "Needless to say, it was not meant to be put into the public domain."

One of the oldest political tactics is to tell everyone that you’re at risk of losing your seat.

And the flipside is that it’s often very risky to be seen as having a safe seat because voters may decide there’s no need to support you.

That is what makes Fianna Fail’s secret research into the prospects of its sitting councillors in the local elections on May 23 so fascinating....

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