Ahmad Hamzah

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This is a Malay name; the name Hamzah is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Ahmad.
Yang Berhormat Datuk Wira Haji
Ahmad Hamzah
MP
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Jasin, Malacca
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Preceded by Mohammad Said Yusof
Member of the Malacca State Assembly
for Serkam
In office
1995–2008
Preceded by Arifin Baba
Succeeded by Ghazale Muhamad
Personal details
Born (1948-09-27) 27 September 1948 (age 66)
Malacca, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political party UMNOBarisan Nasional
Occupation Politician
Religion Sunni Islam
Website p139jasin.blogspot.com

Datuk Wira Haji Ahmad Hamzah (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) party in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition.

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

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P139 Jasin, Melaka[1]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 27,838 63% Zulkefly Othman (PKR) 15,348 45%
2013 Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 33,736 59% Raja Rahmat Yusof (PKR) 21,973 39%
State Assembly of Melaka: N26 Serkam[1]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Ahmad Hamzah (UMNO) 7,344 70% Kamarudin Sedik (PAS) 2,997 28%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. 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.