Thursday 27 July 2017

John Drennan: The people want Norris as our next President

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

John Drennan

John Drennan

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.

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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