1986 Lothian Regional Council election
The fourth election to Lothian Regional Council was held on 8 May 1986 as part of the wider 1986 Scottish regional elections. The Lothian result was little different from the wider Scottish results, which saw Labour making strong gains across Scotland. In Lothian this allowed Labour to secure their majority on the 49-seat council.
Turnout was 47.33%; the highest in Scotland.
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- "Regional elections '86 (p.12)". The Glasgow Herald. 9 May 1986. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
- "How the Parties Fared Region by Region(p.12)". The Glasgow Herald. 10 May 1986. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
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