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Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley (Scottish Parliament constituency)

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Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley (Gaelic: Carraig, Cumnaig agus Srath Dhùn) is a county constituency of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, covering parts of the council areas of South Ayrshire and East Ayrshire. It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election. Also, it is one of nine constituencies in the South Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to the nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

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Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
County constituency
for the Scottish Parliament
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley shown within the South Scotland electoral region and the region shown within Scotland
Population75,928 (2019)[1]
Current constituency
Created1999
PartyScottish National Party
MSPElena Whitham
Council areaEast Ayrshire
South Ayrshire
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The seat has been held by Elena Whitham of the Scottish National Party since the 2021 Scottish Parliament election.