Eamonn Gilmore ‘refuses to be spooked by the results of any individual opinion poll’. Well good for him.. January 29, 2013Posted by WorldbyStorm in Economy, Irish Politics, The Left.
…what, however, of the results of successive polls over the past year?
Across last year the LP has seen it’s levels vary in RedC/SBP polls between 14 per cent (Jan), 16 (March 1), 14 (March 2), 14 (April), 13 (May 1), 15 (May 2), 15 (June), 14 (Sept), 13 (Oct), 14 (December). And as can be seen across the year, with a short respite in early March (and perhaps one in December though so minimal as to be hardly worth noting). Now it’s at 11.
A look at the handy graph provided above will leave most with the not unreasonable conclusion that overall the trend has been a downward one. Particularly when measured against the high of Election 2011.