Yussof Mahal

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This is a Malay name; the name Mahal is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Yussof.
Yang Berhormat Datuk
Yussof Mahal
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Labuan
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Personal details
Political party UMNOBarisan Nasional
Occupation Politician
Website yussofmahal.blogspot.com

Datuk Yussof bin Haji Mahal is a Malaysian politician. He is currently the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Labuan constituency, representing the United Malay National Organisation party.[1]

Yussof was elected to federal Parliament in the 2008 election.[2] He replaced fellow UMNO member Suhaili Abdul Rahman who was dropped by the party following a factional dispute.[3]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P166 Labuan[2]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Yussof Mahal (UMNO) 10,471 74% Lau Seng Kiat (IND)[4] 2,014 14%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yussof bin Haji Mahal, Y.B. Datuk Haji". Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 6 March 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Surprising turns in Labuan". The Star. 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  4. ^ A third candidate, Matusin Abdul Rahman of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, received 1,106 votes (8%).