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Gordon MacDonald (Scottish politician)

Gordon MacDonald (born 2 January 1960) is a Scottish politician, currently the Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands.

He was born in Glasgow and educated at Cumbernauld High School, the Central College of Commerce and the Glasgow College of Technology.[1]

MacDonald contested the seat of Edinburgh Pentlands in the Scottish Parliament general election, 2011, and defeated the Conservative incumbent David McLetchie by a margin of 1,758 votes.[2] Prior to the election he worked as a management accountant for Lothian Buses (1989-2011).[1]


  1. ^ a b Chris Marshall and Carla Gray (7 May 2011). "Scottish Parliament election: Profiles of the candidates elected to serve in Edinburgh".  
  2. ^ BBC News - Election Results - Edinburgh Pentlands

External links

  • Biography page at the Scottish Parliament
  • Gordon MacDonald constituency website
  • Local SNP website covering Gordon MacDonald's constituency, Edinburgh Pentlands
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