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Support for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael tied in latest opinion poll

The latest Millward Brown poll shows the proportion of undecided voters remains high at 33 per cent – but indicates Fine Gael has gained an increase in support.

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PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael has tied in the latest opinion poll.

The Millward Brown, which will be published in tomorrow’s Sunday Independent, was carried out over 12 days and involved 979 adults.

When ‘undecided’ voters (33 per cent) are excluded, indicated support for Fine Gael has risen four points to 27 per cent since the previous Sunday Independent poll, RTE reports. Support Fianna Fáil also rose to 27 per cent, after rising one point.

Meanwhile, support for Labour has dropped one point to 11 per cent.

Sinn Féin’s support fell two points to 17 per cent and independents/others fell one point to 18 per cent.

The majority of respondents (74 per cent) said they were dissatisfied with how the government is running the country.

In terms of party leadership, 65 per cent said they were dissatisfied with Enda Kenny’s approach and 70 per cent said they were dissatisfied with Eamon Gilmore.

Read: Fianna Fáil tie with Fine Gael in Red C poll

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