Voting intention in the Irish general election 2016-2020

Sinn Féin had the support of a quarter of Irish adults, according to a survey conducted just prior to the Republic of Ireland's general election on Saturday February 8, 2020, the most of any single party. Between May 2017 and October 2019, the current ruling party Fine Gael, led by Leo Varadkar enjoyed high levels of support but have subsequently slipped into third place behind both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.

Voting intention in a general election in the Republic of Ireland from 2016 to 2020

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Release date

February 2020



Survey time period

Feburary 2016 to February 2020

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Irish adults at 120 locations in every constituency

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

*Count is for the most recent survey conducted in February 2020.

Poll concerns the first-preference vote and excludes undecided voters.

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