Wednesday, May 5, 1999 Published at 17:45 GMT 18:45 UK
How many votes would it take for an SNP victory? When was the last time Scotland had it's own parliament?
As important as elections are, they are often difficult to understand. BBC News Online has taken the hard facts and turned them into a series of interactive games, quizzes and forums to help make this election fun.
Who will win? How can you make your vote count? Put in the numbers and we'll tell you which party will emerge victorious.
How well do you know your party? See how many statements match up with your own views.
Do you know your Scottish history? Try our trivia quiz about the ins and outs of Scottish sovereignty.
Should Scotland become more autonomous? Make your voice heard in our forum.
Still confused? We've got the answers to how the elections will work.