Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty’s in line to collect one of the highest votes in the country on Saturday, according to a new opinion poll.
The poll for the Tirconaill Tribune has him at 32.8 per cent of the vote in the five seat constituency – almost triple the 11.1 percent of Education Minister Joe McHugh in second.
1,400 people were surveyed in face-to-face interviews between the 24th and 31st of January as part of the poll.
John McAteer, editor of the Tirconaill Tribune, says it’s further evidence of the Sinn Fein surge:
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