[Marxism] Southern Irish general election

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 18:37:39 MST 2016


Exit polls indicate quite a recovery for Fianna Fail, a significant loss of
votes and seats for Fine Gael (although it should remain the #1 party),
Labour losing over half its vote; the Shinners going up by maybe 50% and a
good showing for the Trotskyists and (mainly left) independents.

Most likely a hung parliament.

So a lot of horse-trading or a new election.

For an analysis from a day before the exit polls, see:
https://rdln.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/southern-irish-elections-will-confirm-new-political-cycle/

Phil



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