The Scottish Greens are thanking over 3,000 new members who have joined
the party since the close of polls on Thursday evening.
This means total membership has just passed the 5,000 mark. The surge
is also being seen on social media. The Scottish Greens’ twitter
account – @scotgp – now has over 18,200 followers compared to Scottish
Recent opinion polls have put support for the Greens on 10 per cent on
the Holyrood regional vote, suggesting 11 MSPs, which would make the
Scottish Greens the parliament’s third largest party, one MSP ahead of
This has been a unique time in Scotland’s history. Over the last two years we have had an opportunity which billions of people across the world can only dream of – an opportunity to imagine a better country.
The result is close but clear, and naturally we accept the decision the people of Scotland have made. In the Green Yes campaign we sought to give a distinctive vision of Scotland as a beacon of social, economic and environmental progress.…