Local elections: Liberal Democrat chances in May polls
19 April 2012 Last updated at 12:48 BST
Polls point to a poor showing for the Liberal Democrats in the May local elections, and they are struggling to put up a full slate of candidates in some areas.
Adam Fleming reports from one of their strongholds - Colchester in Essex - to see what voters think of the party's chances.
Some images are from Liberal Democrats who point website