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An election replay is now our most likely outcome

Sarah Carey


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Prefer glorious defeat: Greens Neasa Hourigan, Catherine Martin, Marc Ó Cathasaigh, and Ossian Smyth. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Prefer glorious defeat: Greens Neasa Hourigan, Catherine Martin, Marc Ó Cathasaigh, and Ossian Smyth. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Collins Dublin, Gareth Chaney

Prefer glorious defeat: Greens Neasa Hourigan, Catherine Martin, Marc Ó Cathasaigh, and Ossian Smyth. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

You know when it's a draw at full-time and then you have a replay? The February election was a draw. There might be one more card to play in extra time, but honestly, I think we're heading for the replay.

It's not ideal but I don't see any problem holding an election with social distancing.

Lots of polling stations are schools - just spread the booths out over different rooms. Where traditional stations are too small, find new ones. How hard can it be?