Thursday 23 November 2017

Fionnan Sheahan: Marginal battles key when election gets into full swing

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

Almost a year on from the local elections, the political parties are turning their attentions toward compiling their general election tickets.

Each of the 43 constituencies will obviously be crucial to the outcome, but certain marginal constituencies -- what the Americans call 'Swing States' -- will give an indicator to who is going to win the election.

Due to the volatility of the political climate, however, the main parties are on alert in case the Government falls.

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