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Poll: Would you like to see Michael D Higgins run for a second term as President?

It looks like there will be a race next year.

SENATOR GERARD CRAUGHWELL says he will run for President next year to ensure that there is an election.

A presidential election is due to be held in October 2018. However if no-one contests the election, current president Michael D Higgins could be given a free run at a second term.

Higgins had repeatedly pledged to only serve one term during the 2011 campaign, but has since refused to rule out running. Do you think he should?

We’re asking: Would you like to see Michael D Higgins run for a second term as President?

Poll Results:

Yes (11464)
No (5538)
I don't know (921)

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