Gordon MacDonald (Scottish politician)
|Member of the Scottish Parliament|
for Edinburgh Pentlands
|Assumed office |
7 May 2011
|Preceded by||David McLetchie|
|Born||2 January 1960|
|Political party||Scottish National Party|
|Alma mater||Glasgow College of Technology|
MacDonald was born in Glasgow and educated at Cumbernauld High School, the Central College of Commerce and the Glasgow College of Technology. He worked as a management accountant for Lothian Buses from 1989 to 2011.
MacDonald contested the seat of Edinburgh Pentlands in the 2011 Scottish Parliament election, and defeated the Conservative incumbent David McLetchie by a margin of 1,758 votes. He was re-elected to the seat in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.
- "MSPs: Current MSPs: Gordon MacDonald: Personal Information". Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
- "Vote 2011: Scottish elections: constituency: Edinburgh Pentlands". BBC News. 11 May 2011.
- "Scotland Election 2016: Edinburgh Pentlands: Scottish Parliament constituency". BBC News. 6 May 2016. Retrieved 23 September 2016.