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David Quinn: An ideological vote could change election outcome

Published 21/10/2011 | 05:00

The presidential election proves yet again that most Irish people do not vote along ideological lines.

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According to the conventional wisdom, young people are supposed to be more radical in their politics than their parents.

But if the conventional wisdom is correct, then young people should be opting for Michael D Higgins and their parents and grandparents should be opting for, well, who exactly? Gay Mitchell perhaps.

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