The next leader of the SNP is set to be revealed this afternoon, following a heated five-week leadership race.
Health secretary, Humza Yousaf, finance secretary, Kate Forbes, and former community safety minister, Ash Regan, are all vying to replace Nicola Sturgeon.
The First Minister announced in February that she was stepping down after more than eight years in the job, after leading both the party and the country’s devolved government since 2014.
The move, which shocked Scotland, leaves the SNP facing its first leadership contest for almost 20 years.
So what time is the announcement and who’s the mostly likely contender?
What time will the result be announced?
SNP members have until midday to vote for their new leader and Scotland’s next first minister, subject to Holyrood approval. Contenders will gather at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Rugby stadium where National Secretary Lorna Finn will privately share the result with the candidates just after 2pm.
She will then announce each candidates’ share of the vote, before revealing the identity of the winner.
Ms Sturgeon is expected to offer her resignation as First Minister to the King on Tuesday, after which a parliamentary vote will take place in Holyrood to officially nominate the new SNP leader.
They will be officially be sworn in at the Court of Session on Wednesday, after which their new Cabinet will be announced.
Who is the favourite?
Mr Yousaf, 37, a frontrunner alongside Ms Forbes, is widely seen as the most likely candidate for the top job.
Polls put the candidates almost neck and neck, with Mr Yousaf the favourite among SNP voters, according to an Ipsos Scotland survey of 1,023 Scots, with a net favourability of 11 per cent, compared with 6 per cent for his rival, Ms Forbes.
However, the finance secretary is viewed more favourably by the general public, with a net popularity rating of minus 8 per cent, compared with the health secretary’s minus 20 per cent.
Ms Regan is widely considered an outsider for the job. She had a net favourability of minus 24 per cent among the general public, and minus 7 per cent with SNP voters.
What decisions will the candidate face?
The newcomer will have jam-packed in-tray to contend with. The new first minister will have to decide if they want to continue with Ms Sturgeon’s plan to secure Scottish independence – using next year’s general election as a de facto referendum to decide the issue.
The new first minister will also have to grapple with the gender recognitions laws, which Ms Sturgeon hoped to pass but were vetoed by the UK Government.
Her reforms would have made it far easier for people in Scotland to change their legal gender from a younger age.
Her successor will have to decide whether they stand to win a legal challenge and whether to press ahead, let the veto stand, or amend the legislation at Holyrood and try to pass it again.
Where can I watch the announcement?
The result will be broadcast in a BBC One news special from 1.45pm while Sky will go live from 2pm.