At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 15,338 votes which was 3,709 less votes than the nationalist parties.
At the 2021 election, if everyone tactically voted for LABOUR, it would have the best chance at removing the SNP from the Constituency
Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley 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.
South Scotland 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.
The electoral wards in the Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley constituency are: Annick, Kilmarnock North, Kilmarnock West and Crosshouse, Kilmarnock East and Hurlford, Kilmarnock South, Irvine Valley