Gains for the Alliance?

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Potential good new for the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland.

According to Ipsos-Mori, they are up to 9% in the polls. Even with a large margin of error, that is good news for a party which languished on 3.7% last time, although they managed to hold onto their 6 seats.

Also interesting is the sudden appearance of the Greens, at 3%. While this could conceivably mean they get seats in their own right, it also suggests a rise in the overall non-sectarian vote which in theory should transfer.

1 thought on “Gains for the Alliance?

  1. There’s a joke here about the Greens being only the environmentalist party for Nationalists, while Unionists have to vote for the Oranges…

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