Johari Abdul

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Yang Berhormat Dato'
Johari Abdul
MP
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sungai Petani, Kedah
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded by Mahadzir Mohd Khir
Majority 21,569
Personal details
Born Johari bin Abdul
(1955-05-25) 25 May 1955 (age 63)
Tikam Batu, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Citizenship Malaysian
Political party PKR
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan
Alma mater Lancaster University
Occupation Politician
Johari Abdul on Parliament of Malaysia

Dato' Johari bin Abdul (born 25 May 1955) is a Malaysian politician and the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Sungai Petani constituency in Kedah, Malaysia. He is a member of the People's Justice Party (PKR) in the ruling coalition Pakatan Rakyat .[1]

Johari was elected to the Sungai Petani seat in the 2008 election, defeating Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition.[2] He used to be a director of the National Civics Bureau.[3] He has a master's degree in Strategic Studies from the University of Lancaster.[4]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P15 Sungai Petani, Kedah[5]
Year Opposition Votes Pct Government Votes Pct Others Votes Pct
2008 Johari Abdul (PKR) 33,822 57% Zainuddin Maidin (UMNO) 24,441 41%
2013 Johari Abdul (PKR) 44,194 54.7% Syamsul Anuar Che Mey (UMNO) 34,646 42.9% Ong Wei Sin (Ind)
Suhaimi Hashim (KITA)
772
200
1.0%
0.2%
2018 Johari Abdul (PKR) 45,532 48.74% Shahanim Mohd Yusoff (UMNO) 23,963 25.65% Sharir Long (PAS)) 22,760 24.36% Sritharan Pichathu (Ind) 279 0.003%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johari bin Abdul, Y.B. Dato'" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 24 March 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Malaysia elections: 3 ministers, outgoing Penang Chief Minister defeated so far". channelnewsasia.com. 9 March 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Sivanandam, Hemananthani (9 December 2009). "BTN course facilitators handpicked, says former director". The Sun (Malaysia). 
  4. ^ "Seriously speaking". The Star (Malaysia). 7 April 2008. 
  5. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.