Polls and bookie's odds are only a snapshot in time and there's a long way to go to May's General Election on 7 May but it's looking much, much tighter for Danny. Could the 7th of May 2015 be shaping up as "Danny oot!" day?
The Tories who have recently selected a candidate, Edward Mountain, have moved out this week from 66/1 to 100/1 and Labour have moved out slightly too to 8/1. Is there anyway back into contention for Labour's Mike Robb who has invested time and energy into that party's hopes? The SNP haven't selected a candidate yet but the Gurn understands that that will possibly be rectified by the end of the month.
It's a far cry from the days when the seat that contained Inverness and Nairn (it had Lochaber included in those days) was touted as the only four-way marginal in the Country with the winner in 1992 getting past the post with only 26% of the popular vote in the constituency. The four major parties were separated by only 3.41% of the vote in the constituency as it existed at the time. More details here.