Razali Ibrahim

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This is a Malay name; the name Ibrahim is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Razali.
Yang Berhormat Datuk
Razali Ibrahim
Malaysian Deputy Minister in Prime Minister's Department
Incumbent
Assumed office
16 May 2013
Monarch Abdul Halim
Prime Minister Najib Razak
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Muar, Johor
Incumbent
Assumed office
2004
Personal details
Born (1970-10-14) 14 October 1970 (age 44)
Muar, Johor, Malaysia
Political party UMNOBarisan Nasional
Spouse(s) Melissa Shireen Munshir
Children Razmel Razali
Myra Alissa Razali
Occupation Politician
Lawyer
Website www.razali-ibrahim.my

Datuk Razali Ibrahim is a Malaysian politician and is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Muar constituency in the State of Johor. a member of the of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party in Malaysia's governing Barisan Nasional coalition, he is a Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department.

Razali was elected to federal Parliament in the 2004 election.[1] In April 2009, he was appointed as Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports in the government of Najib Tun Razak.[2] In the 2013 election he was returned to Parliament. His margin of victory was reduced significantly by a drop in ethnic Chinese support for Barisan Nasional: the Muar electorate was approximately 35% Chinese.[3][4] He remained a deputy minister after the election, although was shifted to the Prime Minister's Department.[5] Later in 2013 he vacated his post as the deputy chief of UMNO's youth wing due to his age,[6] and won election to the 25-member Supreme Council of the full party.[7]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P146 Muar, Johor[1]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Razali Ibrahim (UMNO) 21,116 71% Mohamad Taib (PAS) 7,701 26%
2008 Razali Ibrahim (UMNO) 16,986 56% Nah Budin (PKR) 12,325 41%
2013 Razali Ibrahim (UMNO) 20,867 51% Nor Hizwan Ahmad (PKR) 19,221 47%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Star Publications (Malaysia). Retrieved 28 January 2010.  Percentage figures are calculated based on total turnout. Includes results from the 2004 election. * denotes incumbent.
  2. ^ Ng, Kee Seng (19 January 2010). "Najib walking the talk". Sun Media Corporation. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Razali Ibrahim wants to identify cause of declining Chinese support". Bernama. 6 May 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "P146: Muar, Johor". Utusan. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Hindraf's Waytha Moorthy, Maybank CEO & Khairy all appear in Najib's new Cabinet". Yahoo Newsroom. 15 May 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Four to contest Umno deputy Youth chief post". The Star. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  7. ^ Irwan Muhammad Zain (20 October 2013). "Three UMNO Youths in supreme council". Astro Awani. Retrieved 29 October 2014.