On Monday 11th May 2009 the Returning Officers published the list of persons nominated to stand as Candidates for Election to Lincolnshire County Council on Thursday June 4th.
After much number-crunching Giles McNeill is pleased to announce a first prediction, based upon YouGov's poll for 'The Times' conducted on 8th/9th May 2009 using a moderated uniform swing.
Conservatives 64 (Up 19)
Labour 13 (Down 13)
Liberal Democrats 4 (Down 5)
Lincolnshire Independents 1 (Up 1)
Boston Bypass Party 1 (Up 1)
Independents 0 (Down 3)