Dumbarton (Scottish Parliament constituency)

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Dumbarton (Gaelic: Dùn Breatann) is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood) covering parts of the council areas of Argyll and Bute and West Dunbartonshire. It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. It is also one of ten constituencies in the West Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to the ten constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

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Dumbarton
County constituency
for the Scottish Parliament
Dumbarton shown within the West Scotland electoral region and the region shown within Scotland
Population72,921 (2019)[1]
Current constituency
Created1999
PartyLabour
MSPJackie Baillie
Council areaWest Dunbartonshire
Argyll and Bute
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The seat has been held continuously by Jackie Baillie of Scottish Labour since being first contested at the 1999 Scottish Parliament election.