Pearse Doherty Backed To Win Most First Preference Votes
Most First Preference Votes
Sinn Féin politician Pearse Doherty is already as short as 1/100 to win one of five seats in Donegal but he is now being backed to win the most first preference votes in the country.
Doherty has been a TD for the Donegal constituency since the 2016 general election and looks set to remain there if the betting is anything to go by.
Irish people are now beginning to show support for the Sinn Féin man backing him into 8/11 from 11/8 to win the most first preference votes on Saturday.
The ongoing debates on the lead up the general election have seen many different manifestos put forward with Sinn Féin promising 100,000 homes, the pension age to revert to 65 and a rental freeze.
Mary Lou McDonald’s party were being backed to form part of the next government after a recent opinion poll indicated a surge in support but a coalition with Fianna Fáil at 3/1 from 5/1 is looking more likely. This was as big as 16/1 last month.
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has been in the firing line with the homeless crisis in this country but the 37-year old claims the crisis is easing and he is striving to make things better.
It might not be enough to see him win a seat and he has drifted out to 4/7 from as short as 1/10 to win one of four seats in Dublin Bay South. Eamon Ryan (Green Party) is 1/50, Jim O’Callaghan (Fianna Fáil) is 1/6 and Chris Andrews (Sinn Féin) is 1/4.
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