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Poll: Does a politician's personal life matter?

Or should the focus be on their policies?
Oct 31st 2015, 12:11 PM 17,566 119

DEIRDRE WADDING COULD become Ireland’s first pagan TD, but she’s hoping that the public will focus on her policies rather than her religious beliefs.

However, a politician’s personal life can sometimes influence voters, and who can get caught up what they get up to in their spare time.

But is it important?

This morning we’re asking: Does a politician’s personal life matter?

Poll Results:

Yes (4523)
No (4220)
I don't know (375)

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Nicky Ryan


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