The Liberal Democrats suffered huge losses in the east of Scotland, losing all their councillors in two local authorities.
Both Midlothian and East Lothian councils now have no Lib Dem representatives.
In Edinburgh, the former leader of the council and Lib Dem group Jenny Dawe was voted out after more than a decade. The party lost a total of 14 seats in the city, leaving Labour the biggest party.
Labour now have 20 seats, the SNP have 18, Conservatives have 11, Greens have six and the LibDems have three.
East Lothian Council had six LibDem councillors after the 2007 election but none were voted back in. The council now has ten Labour, nine SNP, three Conservative and one independent.
In Midlothian, three Lib Dems lost their seats. The council is now hung with eight councillors for both Labour and the SNP, one Green and one independent.
The party also saw losses in the Scottish Borders where they had ten councillors after the 2007 elections, but still managed to retain six seats on Friday. The council is now made up of ten Conservatives, nine SNP, seven independents, six LibDems and two Borders Party.
Labour also made gains in Fife Council, going up to 35 councillors. The SNP have 26, LibDems 10, Conservatives three, three independents and one other.
In West Lothian, the Action to Save St John’s Hospital party lost all their seats. Apart from that, there was very little change in the local authority. Residents voted in 16 Labour, 15 SNP, one Conservative and one independent.
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