Wednesday April 8, 2020

Youthquake a possibility as younger voters flock to Sinn Féin

The party has been here before, but this surge has a strong possibility of being realised in the election on February 8

26th January, 2020
Mary Lou McDonald will be happy with recent poll results and the rise of Sinn Féin

This poll may well be a signal for a real change in the Irish political landscape. For the past few years, we’’ve seen Fine Gael support ranging anywhere between 26 per cent and 30 per cent. That support has fallen back heavily in this poll, mainly due to a significant and dramatic rise in vote share for Sinn Féin across a wide demographic.

So where have these Sinn Féin voters been hiding?...

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