At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 12,279 votes which was 1,137 less votes than the nationalist parties.
At the 2021 election, if everyone tactically voted for LABOUR, it would have the best chance for removing the SNP from the Constituency
Cunninghame South is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election
West Scotland is one of the eight electoral regions of the Scottish Parliament. Ten 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 17 MSPs.
From the 2011 Scottish Parliament election, the electoral wards used to form this constituency are: In full: Irvine West, Irvine East, Kilwinning. In part: Saltcoats and Stevenston (shared with Cunninghame North)