At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 11,293 votes which was 5,722 less votes than the nationalist parties.
At the 2021 election, if everyone tactically voted for LABOUR, it would be the best chance for removing the SNP from the Constituency
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election.
Central Scotland (Meadhan-Alba in Gaelic) is one of the eight electoral regions of the Scottish Parliament which were created in 1999. Nine of the parliament's 73 first past the post constituencies are sub-divisions of the region and it elects seven of the 56 additional-member Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs). Thus it elects a total of 16 MSPs.
The electoral wards used in the creation of Cumbernauld and Kilsyth are: In full: Kilsyth, Cumbernauld North, Cumbernauld East and Cumbernauld South.