Abdul Ghani Ahmad
Abdul Ghani Ahmad
|Member of the Kedah State Assembly for Air Hitam|
|Preceded by||Othman Aziz (UMNO—Barisan Nasional)|
|Preceded by||Abdul Rahman Ariffin (UMNO—Barisan Nasional)|
|Succeeded by||Othman Aziz (UMNO—Barisan Nasional)|
|Political party||Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party—Pakatan Rakyat|
Abdul Ghani Ahmad is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of the State Assembly of Kedah for the seat of Ayer Hitam, representing the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS). He is also a member of the Executive Council of Kedah responsible for Information and Entrepreneur Development.
Abdul Ghani was first elected to the Kedah State Assembly for Ayer Hitam in the 1999 election, but was defeated in 2004 by Othman Aziz of Barisan Nasional. In the 2008 election Abdul Ghani won back the seat of Ayer Hitam in a re-match against Othman. With PAS winning government in Kedah in the 2008 election (as part of the Pakatan Rakyat coalition), Abdul Ghani was appointed to the State Executive Council in March 2010.
|1999||Abdul Ghani Ahmad||8,558||49.3%||Abdul Rahman Ariffin||8,414||48.5%|
|2004||Abdul Ghani Ahmad||9,899||47%||Othman Aziz||10,759||51%|
|2008||Abdul Ghani Ahmad||10,652||50%||Othman Aziz||10,146||48%|
- "Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Government of Kedah. Archived from the original on 23 March 2010. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
- "Two new faces in reshuffled Kedah exco". The Star (Malaysia) (Star Publications (Malaysia)). 10 March 2010. Archived from the original on 18 March 2010. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 10 March 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "New Kedah MB sworn in (updated)". The Star (Malaysia) (Star Publications (Malaysia)). 9 March 2008. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
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