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  • The 1999 Club

    For a little bonus post from Ballot Box Scotland, I’ve had a look at the class of 1999. Of the 129 MSPs elected to the first Scottish Parliament, 26 are still to be found in the Holyrood chamber today.

Most Recent Polling and Scottish Parliament Projection Post

Panelbase, 18th-20th June 2019

June 24, 2019 2

Panelbase and the Sunday Times seem to have settled into a pattern of monthly polling, with this June poll being their fourth month on the trot. We’re now at the point it’d be really quite lovely for another paper/pollster partnership to pop up and do so regularly, as Panelbase is now completely dominating the Scottish polling output.

Details for Upcoming By-Elections


  • East Kilbride Central North, South Lanarkshire, death of Sheena Wardhaugh (Ind, elected SNP) – 29th of August
  • Thorniewood, North Lanarkshire, resignation of Hugh Gaffney (Labour) – 19th of September
  • Bridge of Don x2, Aberdeen, death of Sandy Stuart (SNP) and resignation of Brett Hunt (Conservative) – date tbc

Scottish Parliament

  • Shetland, Highlands & Islands, resignation of Tavish Scott (Lib Dem) – 29th of August

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