Election 2016: Voter indecision is a major headache for pollsters

The fluctuating number of undecided and wavering voters explains the volatile results of recent polls

21st February, 2016
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I suspect many readers will be wondering why the polls have been so volatile during the course of this campaign. Today sees Fine Gael regain much of the vote share it had lost in the polls published over the previous week and a half, with a 4 per cent gain in less than a week. So what on earth is going on?

The reality is that many voters are simply not clear how they are going...

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