Abdul Ghani Ahmad
Abdul Ghani Ahmad
|Member of the Kedah State Assembly for Ayer Hitam|
|Preceded by||Othman Aziz (UMNO—Barisan Nasional)|
|Succeeded by||Mukhriz Mahathir (UMNO—Barisan Nasional)|
|Preceded by||Abdul Rahman Ariffin (UMNO—Barisan Nasional)|
|Succeeded by||Othman Aziz (UMNO—Barisan Nasional)|
3 June 1970 |
|Political party||Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party—Pakatan Rakyat|
Haji Abdul Ghani Ahmad (born 3 June 1970) is a Malaysian politician. He was twice the Member of the State Assembly of Kedah for the seat of Ayer Hitam, representing the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS). His two terms were from 1999 to 2004 and from 2008 to 2013 In the latter term he was a member of the Executive Council of Kedah responsible for Information and Entrepreneur Development.
Abdul Ghani was first elected to the Kedah State Assembly for Ayer Hitam in the 1999 election, but was defeated in 2004 by Othman Aziz of Barisan Nasional. In the 2008 election Abdul Ghani won back the seat in a re-match against Othman. With PAS winning government in Kedah in the 2008 election (as part of the Pakatan Rakyat coalition), Abdul Ghani was appointed to the State Executive Council in March 2010. In the 2013 election, PAS lost government and Abdul Ghani lost his seat, to UMNO's Mukhriz Mahathir.
|1999||Abdul Rahman Ariffin||8,414||48.5%||Abdul Ghani Ahmad||8,558||49.3%|
|2004||Othman Aziz||10,759||51%||Abdul Ghani Ahmad||9,899||47%|
|2008||Abdul Ghani Ahmad||10,652||50%||Othman Aziz||10,146||48%|
|2013||Mukhriz Mahathir||14,083||54%||Abdul Ghani Ahmad||11,637||44%|
- "Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Government of Kedah. Archived from the original on 23 March 2010. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
- "Two new faces in reshuffled Kedah exco". The Star (Malaysia). Star Publications (Malaysia). 10 March 2010. Archived from the original on 18 March 2010. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 10 March 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "New Kedah MB sworn in (updated)". The Star (Malaysia). Star Publications (Malaysia). 9 March 2008. Archived from the original on 21 May 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
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