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May 4, 2012

Auld Acquaintance

Ok folks that’s it….Done and dusted…the last major election before the Independence vote in 2014.
Seemingly the turnout for the Council elections may have been slightly under what to expect for a stand alone Council election, but for the results we will have to wait until tomorrow, Friday.

Have we any indications how they might have gone? Well possibly.
Certainly STV’s head political commentator Bernard Ponsonby seems to think that it is likely that the SNP will be the overall winners, by having the most council seats, and the highest percentage of voter share. He even went as far as saying that if Labour have lost control of its two remaining councils, Glasgow and North Lanarkshire, that such a result will put Johann Lamonts retention of the Labour Leadership in Holyrood in jeopardy, even at this early stage in her leadership.
BBC’s Raymond Buchanan was not quite so bold in…

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