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22nd February, 2015
Support for independents holds steady
The figures

Despite rumours of their demise, independent candidates and other parties retain strong levels of support seen recently in Red C polls. Overall, they secure 27 per cent of the vote, when including some of the smaller parties or collaborations. In detail, the poll suggests that 25 per cent would vote directly for independent candidates, 1 per cent for other parties and 1 per cent for Lucinda Creighton’s new party (as yet without a name). Support...

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