The Galas by-election was an election for the Galas seat in the Kelantan state legislative assembly to replace the incumbent, who died in office. Polling was held on November 4, 2010. Nominations were held on October 26, 2010. The Galas state seat fell vacant following the death of assemblyman Che Hashim Sulaiman on September 27 due to cancer. Previously, PAS won the seat during the 2008 General Election by a 646-vote majority over Barisan Nasional’s Saufi Deraman.  A total 11,553 registered voters were eligible to vote in this by-election, including 127 postal voters. The electorate is made of 61.63% Malays, 20.08% Chinese, 16.37% Orang Asli, 1.6% Indians, 0.09% others. Barisan Nasional's candidate won the by-election.