At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 14,940 votes which was 995 more votes than the nationalist parties.
At the 2021 election, if everyone tactically voted for LABOUR, it would remove the SNP from the Constituency
Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse 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 Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse constituency consists of the following electoral wards: In full: Hamilton West and Earnock, Hamilton South, Larkhall. In part: Avondale and Stonehouse (shared with Clydesdale), Hamilton North and East (shared with Uddingston and Bellshill)