Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are still the most popular amongst voters with both parties seeing gains in latest poll – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
October 18, 2017

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are still the most popular amongst voters with both parties seeing gains in latest poll

It has been a good two weeks for the Fine Gael party as two polls in as may weeks has shown they are still the mist popular party in the country.

The news of the party’s seemingly good popularity with voters comes at a crucial time as the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his colleagues are set to announce a crucial budget in less than a month’s time.

According to the latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll which was conducted to mark the first full week of after the summer break, it is understood that the party have 30% of the voters support.

The latest statistics will come as welcome news as it means the party hand a 3% increase overall.

Although the poll reflects well on Fine Gael they will remain cautious as their closest rivals Fianna Fáil also seen gains as they moved up by 2% to take them onto 26%.

However it does not make for good reading for Gerry Adams and his colleagues as Sinn Féin have fallen two points to 16%.

The Independents are still the best of the rest as they moved up 2% to 10% overall, whilst the Labour Party dropped 1% leaving them at 5%.

Meanwhile The Independent Alliance is also lost 2% leaving them at 2% overall.
There was no change for Solidarity/PBP who still remain at 4%, whilst the Social Democrats seen an improvement as they gained 2% to take them to 4%.

The Green Party and Renua lost 2% leaving them at 2% and 1% respectively.

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