Clear favourite: Michael D Higgins is odds on for a second presidential term according to latest polls – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
October 4, 2018

Clear favourite: Michael D Higgins is odds on for a second presidential term according to latest polls

The current President Michael D Higgins is the clear favourite to win the next Presidential Election if latest polls are to be believed.

President Higgins who is seeking a second term in office reportedly has the overwhelming backing of the Irish public ahead of next month’s election.

According to The Sunday Business Post/Red C Poll, President Higgins has the backing of 67% of voters.

The commanding lead puts him well ahead of the other candidates as Businessman Sean Gallagher comes in second place with 15%.

Meanwhile fellow businessman Gavin Duffy has 6%, and senator Joan Freeman has 3%.

The poll which which was conducted from September 6th to the 13th also has Sinn Fein Liadh Ni Riada at 7%.

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