Opinion Poll: Beware the ‘shy’ and undecided voters

Based on past referendums, the gap between the sides is likely to be far closer than the figures suggest

28th January, 2018

On the face of it, the latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll on the Eighth Amendment shows a strong majority in favour of repeal.

But there are a variety of reasons why the gap between the two sides is likely to be much closer than the raw figures suggest.

In our poll, we split the questions to firstly determine the level of support for repealing the amendment, which was put into the Constitution in...

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