This year's council elections have already had a significant impact on the face of local politics in Scotland.
Scottish Local Elections 2017
Ross Thomson says things are looking "really good" for the Tories as they pick up council seats across the north of Scotland.
Nicola Sturgeon waved to onlookers as she arrived to a polling station in Glasgow this morning.
Nearly £13million could pour into council coffers across the north of Scotland under the Scottish Conservatives.