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
MP
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Parit Buntar, Perak
Incumbent
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
Website mujahid.pas.org.my

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%

References[edit]

  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.