Council elections 2012

A full round-up of the people and politics as the Lothians results come in.

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Who should you vote for? Read the manifestos

A total of 127 candidates are competing for the 58 seats in Edinburgh’s 17 multi-member wards, with no one party fielding enough to win overall control.

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The SNP is fighting with 26 candidates, Labour 23, the Conservatives 20 and the Liberal Democrats and the Greens 17 each.

Get in touch with our council election team

Ian Swanson

Political Editor 0131 6208739

Rory Reynolds

City Council Reporter 0131 6208752

Interviews with the party leaders