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John Drennan: The people want Norris as our next President

Avril Doyle joins battle for FG nomination in race for the Aras

Published 19/06/2011 | 05:00

THE people want David Norris to be our next President -- but the mainstream political parties appear determined to force them to accept something completely different.

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The Sunday Independent/Quantum Research opinion poll on the presidential race, which show Norris, with 30 per cent, securing more than twice the support of his closest rivals -- Pat Cox and Fergus Finlay both have 13 per cent -- poses a serious dilemma for the political establishment and the office of the Presidency.

However, the poll was taken before Avril Doyle announced that she was to join the race.

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