Mujahid Yusof Rawa

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This is a Malay name; the name Yusof Rawa is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Mujahid.
Yang Berhormat
Mujahid Yusof Rawa
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Parit Buntar, Perak
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded by Abdul Hamid Ngah (UMNOBN)
Personal details
Born (1964-10-25) 25 October 1964 (age 50)
Political party PASPakatan Rakyat
Occupation Politician
Religion Islam

Mujahid Yusof Rawa is a Malaysian politician and is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Parit Buntar constituency in Perak. He is a member of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) in the opposition Pakatan Rakyat coalition.[1]

Mujahid was elected to Parliament in the 2008 election, winning the seat of Parit Buntar from the ruling UMNO party.[2] In the 2004 election he had been defeated for the Tasek Gelugor constituency in Penang.[3]

Mujahid is the son of former PAS President Yusof Rawa and has a PhD in Political Science.[4] Rawa has spoken of transforming PAS, an Islamic party, into a multi-racial party.[5]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[2]
Year Constituency Opposition Votes Pct Government Votes Pct
2004 P42 Tasek Gelugor, Penang Mujahid Yusof Rawa (PAS) 11,828 34% Mohd Shariff Omar (UMNO) 22,011 64%
2008 P57 Parit Buntar, Perak Mujahid Yusof Rawa (PAS) 21,221 60% Abdul Raman Suliman (UMNO) 13,670 38%
2013 Mujahid Yusof Rawa (PAS) 26,015 59% Muaamar Ghadafi Jamal Jamaludin (UMNO) 17,539 40%


  1. ^ "Mujahid Yusof Rawa, Y.B. Dr." (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 19 June 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Malaysia Decides 2008 (2004 results)". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Game for laughs". The Star (Malaysia). 12 May 2008. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  5. ^ Yoong, Sean (17 November 2008). "Malaysian Islamic party to open up to non-Muslims". Associated Press, through Taiwan News. Retrieved 2 January 2010.