Scottish leaders cast votes in General Election
Polls are open across the UK between 7am and 10pm.
Scotland’s party leaders are heading to the polls as voting gets under way in the General Election.
First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon was joined by her partner, Peter Murrell, as well as the SNP’s Glasgow East candidate David Linden, as she cast her vote at Broomhouse Park Community Hall on Thursday morning.
Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw will cast his vote at Clarkston Hall in East Refrewshire, while Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard voted at the Ralston Community Centre in Paisley, Renfrewshire.
— Richard Leonard (@LabourRichard) December 12, 2019
I’ve just voted for a UK Labour government. A government that will transform the lives of millions of people across Scotland and the whole of the UK. Polls close at 10pm, make sure you #VoteLabour. pic.twitter.com/jepSL27yDM
Scottish Greens co-leaders Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater voted at polling stations in Glasgow and Edinburgh respectively.
Meanwhile, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson cast her vote at Castlehill Primary School in Bearsden in her constituency of East Dunbartonshire.
— Jackson Carlaw MSP (@Jackson_Carlaw) December 12, 2019
I’ve just voted at Clarkston Hall for @PM4EastRen.
I voted to stop IndyRef2 and to get Nicola Sturgeon focused back on your schools and your hospitals, not separation.
Use your vote today to #TellHerAgain pic.twitter.com/hkECw2NAiR