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The Scottish Streets Where a U.K. Election Will Be Won or Lost

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launches the SNP’s election campaign in Glasgow Central with candidates Alison Thewliss, left, SNP candidate for Glasgow Central, Natalie McGarry, front 2nd right, SNP candidate for Glasgow East, and Patrick Grady, front right, SNP candidate for Glasgow North, on Feb. 14.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launches the SNP’s election campaign in Glasgow Central with candidates Alison Thewliss, left, SNP candidate for Glasgow Central, Natalie McGarry, front 2nd right, SNP candidate for Glasgow East, and Patrick Grady, front right, SNP candidate for Glasgow North, on Feb. 14.

Photographer: Danny Lawson/PA Wire via AP Photo

John Donnelly adjusts the hood shielding him from the cold Glasgow rain and walks up to another house.

One of a squad of six Scottish National Party activists on an evening of campaigning in the east end of the city, he reports back to his colleagues: “Ninety-three is SNP.” The finding is logged on a soggy page on a clipboard.