Gordon MacDonald (Scottish politician)

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Gordon MacDonald
MSP
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Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Edinburgh Pentlands
Assumed office
7 May 2011
Preceded by David McLetchie
Personal details
Born (1960-01-02) 2 January 1960 (age 57)
Glasgow, Scotland
Political party Scottish National Party
Alma mater Glasgow College of Technology
Website www.gordonmacdonaldmsp.info

Gordon MacDonald (born 2 January 1960) is a Scottish politician who is the Scottish National Party (SNP) Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Edinburgh Pentlands constituency, since 2011.

Early life[edit]

MacDonald was born in Glasgow and educated at Cumbernauld High School, the Central College of Commerce and the Glasgow College of Technology.[1] He worked as a management accountant for Lothian Buses from 1989 to 2011.[1]

Political career[edit]

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] He was re-elected to the seat in the Scottish Parliament general election, 2016.[3]

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