SCOT goes POP!: Astounding Ashcroft polls put SNP ahead in two Edinburgh constituencies

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Astounding Ashcroft polls put SNP ahead in two Edinburgh constituencies

When the third batch of Scottish constituency polls was released by Ashcroft last Friday, there was something of a mystery over what had happened to the polls in Edinburgh North & Leith and Edinburgh South – we’d heard earlier in the week that both seats had been polled by Populus alongside the others.  It turns out that they were just taking a little longer to come through, and they’ve now been published.

Edinburgh North & Leith :

SNP 43% (+33)

Labour 29% (-9)

Conservatives 14% (-1)

Liberal Democrats 6% (-28)

(This would be an SNP gain from Labour.  Mark Lazarowicz of Labour would lose his seat.)

Edinburgh South :

SNP 37% (+29)

Labour 34% (-1)

Conservatives 16% (-6)

Liberal Democrats 8% (-26)

(This would be an SNP gain from Labour.  Ian Murray of Labour would lose his seat.)

via SCOT goes POP!: Astounding Ashcroft polls put SNP ahead in two Edinburgh constituencies.

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