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  Scottish Parliament - First Minister
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Parents > United Kingdom > Scotland > First Minister
OfficeFirst Minister
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 03, 2007 - 12:00am Central
Polls Close May 03, 2007 - 02:00pm Central
Term Start June 01, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End June 01, 2011 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.76% Registered
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRMF May 16, 2007 10:38am
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Description The first minister is the prime minister of Scotland's devolved government.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyLabour Won05/01/2003
NameJack McConnell Votes67 (51.94%)
Term06/01/2003 - 06/01/2007 Margin40 (+31.01%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyScottish National Won05/18/2011
NameAlex Salmond Votes68 (54.40%)
Term06/01/2011 - 11/19/2014 Margin11 (+8.80%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/17/2007 05/03/2007
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Alex Salmond 3 ------
Leaning Call: Alex Salmond (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Alex Salmond (100.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name MP Alex Salmond (I) First Minister Jack McConnell Abstaining  
PartyScottish National Labour Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes49 (37.98%) 46 (35.66%) 34 (26.36%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3 (-2.33%) -15 (-11.63%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2007 00/00/2007 --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
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DROPPED OUT
Annabel Goldie (CON)
 00, 2007 -  00, 2007
Robin Harper (SGP)
 00, 2007
Margo MacDonald (I)
 00, 2007
Nicol Stephen (LD)
 00, 2007 -  00, 2007

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 16, 2007 10:00am News Salmond elected as first minister  Article RMF 
May 07, 2007 03:00pm News SNP power share talks 'positive'  Article Ralphie 
May 05, 2007 10:00pm Analysis SNP begins search for coalition partners  Article Ralphie 

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