At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 15,891 votes (excluding unknown votes for the Independent candidate) which was 1,173 more votes than the nationalist parties.
At the 2021 election, if everyone tactically voted for LABOUR, it would remove the SNP from the Constituency
The Labour vote was split between Labour and the offshoot TUSC. If there hadn’t been this split Labour would have won more votes than the Conservatives in 2016, replicating the polls in 2011.
Renfrewshire North and 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.
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.
The Renfrewshire North and West constituency uses the following electoral wards: In full: Renfrew North, Renfrew South and Gallowhill, Bishopton, Bridge of Weir and Langbank, Erskine and Inchinnan. In part: Inverclyde East (shared with Greenock and Inverclyde), Paisley North West (shared with Paisley), Houston, Crosslee and Linwood (shared with Renfrewshire South)