Thursday October 29, 2020

The campaign takes shape: fairness vs stability

Floating voters torn between sticking with current lot or trying a ‘fairer’ alternative

17th January, 2016
"The battle of fairness vs. stability is unfolding in the mind of many floating voters"

The polls at the end of the last year saw a pretty consistent trend. Fine Gael support was steadily growing as the months passed by, while the Independent/Other party block support fell steadily in the second half of the year.

The trend was so strong that Fine Gael improved its share of the vote by 7 per cent from the middle of last year to the last poll of 2015, and ended up securing...

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