Election candidates told ‘image matters’

Election candidates with a good image are more likely to attract votes than those with sound policies and a good track record.

That's according to new research from students in County Donegal which is being presented at the BT Young scientist exhibition in Dublin today.

The study by Rosses Community school says voters dont readily admit it but image is hugely important

Ryan Gillespie is one of those behind the project: [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/14ryan.mp3[/podcast]