55 min

Exit Polls, The Left, Where's the Electoral Commission? – with Fintan O’Toole Irish Times Inside Politics

As the dust begins to settle on the local and European elections, we look at why, not for the first time, an exit poll was wide of the mark and whether that’s a cause for concern. We also look at the state of the left and whether disappointing results for Sinn Féin and People Before Profit are an indication that the politics of protest has dried up post-austerity. Plus - Nobody has ever said an electoral commission is a bad idea. So, why hasn’t it happened yet?

Guests: Fintan O’Toole joins Hugh, Jennifer Bray and Harry McGee.

As the dust begins to settle on the local and European elections, we look at why, not for the first time, an exit poll was wide of the mark and whether that’s a cause for concern. We also look at the state of the left and whether disappointing results for Sinn Féin and People Before Profit are an indication that the politics of protest has dried up post-austerity. Plus - Nobody has ever said an electoral commission is a bad idea. So, why hasn’t it happened yet?

Guests: Fintan O’Toole joins Hugh, Jennifer Bray and Harry McGee.

55 min

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