One of the great imponderables of the election is how many seats the Conservatives will take from the Liberal Democrats. Once elected, Liberal MPs embed themselves well, but some incumbents are retiring. And in many seats newcomers in the constituency exceed the Liberal majority.
The Times has taken a look at some marginal Lib Dem constituencies in the West of England: Knife edge
It's interesting to read some of the vox pop comments about Nick Clegg: 'wet lettuce' and a 'wimp'. I have to say that I thing Clegg singularly unimpressive. And we know that voters' perception of party leaders does count.