Ahmad Hamzah

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Ahmad Hamzah

أحمد بن حمزة
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries
Assumed office
10 March 2020
MonarchAbdullah
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterRonald Kiandee
Preceded bySim Tze Tzin
as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
ConstituencyJasin
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Jasin
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded byMohammad Said Yusof (UMNOBN)
Majority12,728 (2008)
11,763 (2013)
219 (2018)
Member of the Melaka State Legislative Assembly
for Serkam
In office
24 April 1995 – 8 March 2008
Preceded byArifin Baba (UMNOBN)
Succeeded byGhazale Muhamad (UMNOBN)
Majority4,117 (1995)
1,889 (1999)
4,347 (2004)
Personal details
Born (1948-09-27) 27 September 1948 (age 72)
Malacca, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
Muafakat Nasional (MN)
Spouse(s)Zainun Abdul Ghafar
RelationsAbdul Ghafar Baba (father in law)
Alma materUniversity of London
OccupationPolitician
Websitep139jasin.blogspot.com

Ahmad bin Hamzah (Jawi: أحمد بن حمزة; born 27 September 1948) is a Malaysian politician and is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Jasin constituency in the State of Melaka. He is a member of the United Malay National Organisation (UMNO), a major component party in Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.

Ahmad was elected to federal Parliament in the 2008 election, having been nominated by UMNO to contest the Jasin seat ahead of its incumbent member Mohammad Said bin Yusof.[1][2] Before entering the federal parliament, Ahmad was previously a three terms member of the Malacca State Legislative Assembly for the seat of Serkam .[2]

Ahmad retained the Jasin seat in the 2013 and 2018 general elections consecutively.

Election results[edit]

Malacca State Legislative Assembly[3][4]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
1995 N24 Serkam, P124 Jasin Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 6,594 72.69% Md Said Omar (PAS) 2,477 27.31% 9,246 4,117 79.46%
1999 Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 5,902 59.53% Halim Ramli (PAS) 4,013 40.47% 10,187 1,889 80.78%
2004 N26 Serkam, P139 Jasin Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 7,344 71.02% Kamarudin Sedik (PAS) 2,997 28.98% 10,523 4,347 83.52%
Parliament of Malaysia[3][1][4][5][6]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 P139 Jasin, Malacca Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 28,101 64.64% Zulkefly Othman (PKR) 15,373 35.36% 44,654 12,728 79.57%
2013 Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 33,736 60.56% Rahmat Yusof (PKR) 21,973 39.44% 56,856 11,763 88.21%
2018 Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 26,560 43.00% Khairuddin Abu Hassan (AMANAH) 26,341 42.65% 62,912 219 85.67%
Abdul Alim Shapie (PAS) 8,860 14.35%

Honours[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2010. Percentage figures are calculated based on total turnout. Includes results from the 2004 election. Results from earlier elections are not available.
  2. ^ a b "'Close one eye' MP out". asiaone. 21 February 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Keputusan Rasmi Pilihan Raya Umum". SPR. Retrieved 30 May 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  5. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  6. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  7. ^ a b "SEMAKAN PENERIMA DARJAH KEBESARAN, BINTANG DAN PINGAT". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia). Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  8. ^ "83 Datuks in Malacca list". Lee Yuk Peng. The Star. 9 October 2004. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Idris leads Malacca awards list". The Star. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2018.