Read about the 2011 Scottish Parliament election, held on Thursday 5 May and fought under new boundaries.

The SNP, led by Alex Salmond, won an overall majority.

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Electoral Commission points finger at media on people’s concerns over electoral fraud

Despite the relatively low level of allegations, 36% of people believe electoral fraud is a ‘very big’ or ‘fairly big’ problem. These people, however, were more likely to have seen stories in the media about fraud… … Read the full post »