FG: more of a nudge than a bounce

If there was an election tomorrow, the next Dáil would look more or less the same as the current one

9th July, 2017
Paul Murphy didn't see any significant gain for his party

How do we define a leadership bounce in terms of support? What’s a good bounce, and what’s just okay?

In the run-up to the Fine Gael leadership election, most political commentators expected a significant bounce in support for the party. This was certainly borne out in our last poll, which saw its support rise by 7 per cent and left it with a significant lead over Fianna Fáil.

However, that...

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