|Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kuala Selangor, Selangor
|Preceded by||Mohd Daud Tarihep (UMNO)|
|Succeeded by||Irmohizam Ibrahim (UMNO)|
|Born||Dzulkefly bin Ahmad
1 January 1956
Rembau, Negeri Sembilan, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (former)
National Trust Party (2015–present)
|Alma mater||University of Birmingham
University of Surrey
Dzulkefly holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Birmingham and a master's degree from the University of Surrey. He later completed his doctorate in toxicology from the Imperial College (St. Mary's Hospital Medical School) in 1993.
Dzulkefly was elected to Parliament in the 2008 election, winning the seat of Kuala Selangor, which had been held by the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition. In January 2010, he publicly supported the controversial decision of the Malaysian High Court to allow a Catholic publication to use the term "Allah".
Dzulkefly is a prominent member of the moderate, or "Erdogan" (after the Turkish politician), faction of PAS. In 2013, despite the loss of his parliamentary seat, he was re-elected to the party's central committee.
|2004||P131 Rembau, Negeri Sembilan||Dzulkefly Ahmad (PAS)||10,008||26%||Firdaus Muhammad Rom Harun (UMNO)||28,664||74%|
|2008||P096 Kuala Selangor, Selangor||Dzulkefly Ahmad (PAS)||18,796||50%||Jahaya Ibrahim (UMNO)||17,934||48%|
|2013||Dzulkefly Ahmad (PAS)||27,040||49%||Irmohizam Ibrahim (UMNO)||27,500||50%|
- "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2010. Turnout figures for Kuala Selangor unavailable.
- Mustafa Kamal, Shazwan (1 January 2010). "Khir Toyo says in mourning over Allah ruling". The Malaysian Insider. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
- Ganghopadhyay, Abhrajit (24 November 2013). "Moderates Hold Sway In Malaysia's Islamic Party Poll". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 16 October 2014.
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