Fianna Fail and Fine Gael In Dead Heat – Sunday Times / B&A Poll
Fianna Fail and Fine Gael in dead heat as year draws to a close.
Last month’s poll witnessed a three percentage point decline in support for Fianna Fáil in the aftermath of Button-Gate in the Dáil, and ‘Tweet-Gate’ courtesy of Fianna Fáil senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee. This dip in support represented a reverse of the lead Fianna Fáil had enjoyed over Fine Gael throughout the summer months. In addition, with voters’ attention drifting away from Brexit by the beginning of November, voters had switched their focus more closely on domestic politics, with a resultant decline in support for Fine Gael from 29% in October to 27% in November.
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