At the 2016 elections, Unionist parties totalled 21,858 votes which was 4,798 more votes than the nationalist parties.
At the 2021 election, if everyone tactically voted for LABOUR, it would remove the SNP from the Constituency.
Historically, Strahkelvin and Bearsden has traditionally voted Labour with Conservatives on a minority vote. In 2016, Conservatives beat Labour which was down to the ‘Ruth Surge’ which won’t be replicated in 2021.
Strathkelvin and Bearsden 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.
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