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Irish Times: Election 2020 exit poll: FF 22%, FG 22%, SF 22% - three-way tie for share of vote

So, the two establishment parties will unite to keep out the challenger, because that's what establishments do?

by IdiotSavant on Sat Feb 8th, 2020 at 10:02:59 PM EST
Who knows? All we can do is wait for the count and then see who was bluffing about not going into coalition with who. Election counts are a blood sport here, so the politically engaged are going to enjoy that first.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sat Feb 8th, 2020 at 10:23:40 PM EST
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160 total seats. min 81 declares majority to pass anything.
Irish general election: Exit poll predicts 'tie' between three main parties
It also suggests the Green Party secured 7.9% of first preference votes, followed by Labour (4.6%), Social Democrats (3.4%), Solidarity People Before Profit (2.8%). Indications are that Independents took 11.2% of first preference votes.
Will they toss coins over heads as in IOWA to decide a gov by party ?
by Cat on Sun Feb 9th, 2020 at 01:12:00 AM EST
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