Polls predicted Sinn Féin surge in run-up to election

Accuracy of cost-effective and flexible online surveys shows future of polling is digital

Red C Poll results in the lead up to the election were on the mark with the Sinn Féin revival

For readers of the Business Post, the surge in Sinn Féin support will not have come as a surprise.

The Red C polls published in the run-up to Election 2020 clearly pointed to this trend among voters and accurately predicted the decline in the Fine Gael vote.

Our final poll, published on February 2,had an average error of just 0.58 per cent, meaning it performed better than all other polls conducted during the campaign, including ...