There has been a general assumption that the Libdem vote in Scotland will collapse after their coalition with the Tories.

There is some truth to this however they always seem to keep their vote up in some areas, Where they have MP’s they tend to be very strong presence (Sorry guys Carmichael going to be a bugger to shift).

2010 General Election results;

Labour 41 0 59 0 1,035,528 42.0 +2.5
Liberal Democrat 11 0 59 0 465,471 18.9 -3.7
SNP 6 0 59 0 491,386 19.9 +2.3
Conservative 1 0 591 2 412,855 16.7 +0.9

The Libdem’s had 25 thousand fewer votes than the SNP but gained nearly twice as many seats.  In fact the SNP needed three times as many votes as Labour per seat.

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