Latest polls suggest election has already been decided
Sunday April 24th 2016 at 7:38 AM
It looks like this year’s Holyrood election has already been decided, according to a Scottish political analyst.
A poll by Survation this week suggested the SNP will retain their majority – with an extra model predicting some of their candidates will get more than 70% of the vote.
It also reckons Labour and the Conservatives will be tied for second place, and the Greens will overtake the Lib Dems to become the fourth-largest party.
James Mackenzie, from Parliamentary monitoring firm Cutbot, doesn’t see these results changing very much over the remaining 10 days: