At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 20,172 votes which was 6,991 more votes than the nationalist parties.
At the 2021 election, if everyone tactically voted for CONSERVATIVE, it would remove the SNP from the Constituency
The newly formed Edinburgh Pentlands uses the following electoral wards: In full: Pentland Hills, Colinton/Fairmilehead. In part: Sighthill/Gorgie shared with (Edinburgh Central)
Lothian is one of the eight electoral regions of the Scottish Parliament. 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.
For the 2011 Scottish Parliament election the boundaries of the seat were altered to include the following electoral wards: Bearsden South, Campsie and Kirkintilloch North, Lenzie and Kirkintilloch South, Bishopbriggs North and Torrance, Bishopbriggs South, Kirkintilloch East and Twechar