At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 11,718 votes which was 4,352 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
Dundee City West 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.
North East Scotland is one of the eight electoral regions of the Scottish Parliament which were created in 1999. 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 redrawn and renamed Dundee City West constituency consists of the following electoral wards: In full: Strathmartine, Lochee, West End. In part: Coldside, Maryfield, North East (shared with Dundee City East)