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Emmerdale spoilers: Can Nicola King win the local election?

Nicola is worried in Emmerdale

Nicola King faces the music on election day where she hopes to land a place on the local council

It's crunch time for ambitious Nicola King (Nicola Wheeler) as it's election day! But will her campaign trail have done enough to earn the votes and beat her rivals Hilary and Harry?

With husband Jimmy (Nick Miles), sister Bernice (Sam Giles) and their dad Rodney (Patrick Mower) on hand, Nicola braces herself for the impending big result.

Can Nicola pull off the seemingly unachievable and land herself a place on local council?

This is the first of two of tonight's episodes on ITV.

Sarah Waterfall
Sarah Waterfall

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