Opposition (Malaysia)

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The Opposition in Malaysia fulfils the same function as the official opposition in other Commonwealth of Nations monarchies. It is seen as the alternative government and the existing administration's main opponent at a general election.

The current Opposition at a Federal level is the centre-left Pakatan Rakyat, which is led by Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

The Opposition at the level of the state legislative assemblies of Malaysia are:

State Legislative Assembly State Opposition Leader Party Coalition Since
Perlis Perlis State Legislative Assembly Hashim Jasin PR
Kedah Kedah State Legislative Assembly Amiruddin Hamzah PAS PR 23 June 2013
Kelantan Kelantan State Legislative Assembly Md Alwi Che Ahmad UMNO BN
Terengganu Terengganu State Legislative Assembly Harun Taib PR
Penang Penang State Legislative Assembly Jahara Hamid UMNO BN 18 June 2013
Perak Perak State Legislative Assembly Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin PAS PR
Pahang Pahang State Legislative Assembly Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puri DAP PR 1 July 2013
Selangor Selangor State Legislative Assembly Vacant - BN 8 December 2014
Negeri Sembilan Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly Anthony Loke Siew Fook DAP PR
Malacca Malacca State Legislative Assembly Vacant - PR 8 October 2013
Johor Johor State Legislative Assembly Boo Chen Hau DAP PR
Sabah Sabah State Legislative Assembly Lajim Ukin PKR PR 18 June 2013
Sarawak Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Chong Chieng Jen DAP PR 10 June 2013

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