Now that we’ve seen the SNP vote rebound whilst the Conservatives slump and Labour collapse yet further, we have a whole new set of battlegrounds for next time. Before we get onto those in tomorrow’s post however, let’s take a quick look at the swings that have set them up
For something a bit less numerically minded today, let’s look at one of the common consequences of parliamentary elections – council by-elections.
For the next round of analysis of the 2019 General Election result in Scotland, let’s take a look at each party’s share of votes across the country.
The first UK General Election I ever voted in was 2010, and in Scotland it was an extremely boring affair. It really feels like every General Election since then has been making up for that boredom, and yesterday’s dramatic results were no different.
As something a bit different for a pre-Election long read, I take one last look back at the 2017 General Election. It’s a rare whole-UK moment for Ballot Box Scotland, as we take a trip through the alternate reality of having used Proportional Representation instead of First Past the Post the last time we elected the House of Commons.
#25 – East Lothian
#41 – Moray
#47 – East Dunbartonshire
#53 – Ross, Skye and Lochaber
#4 – Glasgow East
#3 – Glasgow South West
#2 – Perth and North Perthshire
#1 – North East Fife