Johari Abdul

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Johari Abdul

جوهري بن عبدال
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sungai Petani, Kedah
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded byMahadzir Mohd Khir (UMNO-BN)
Majority9,381 (2008)
9,548 (2013)
21,569 (2018)
Member of the Kedah State Legislative Assembly for Gurun
Assumed office
9 May 2018
MonarchSallehuddin
Preceded byLeong Yong Kong (MCA-BN)
ConstituencyGurun
Majority4,207 (2018)
Personal details
Born
Johari bin Abdul

(1955-05-25) 25 May 1955 (age 63)
Tikam Batu, Sungai Petani, Kedah, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPKR
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan
Alma materLancaster University
OccupationPolitician
Johari Abdul on Parliament of Malaysia

Dato' Johari bin Abdul (Jawi: جوهري بن عبدال; born 25 May 1955) is a Malaysian politician. He is also currently the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Sungai Petani and Kedah State Legislative Assemblyman for the Gurun constituency in Kedah, Malaysia. He is a member of the People's Justice Party (PKR) in the ruling coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH).[1]

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

Election results[edit]

Kedah State Legislative Assembly[5][6][7][8]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 N28 Bakar Arang, P15 Sungai Petani Johari Abdul (PKR) 5,305 26.82% Seng Koon Huat (MCA) 14,204 71.82% 19,778 8,899 75.13%
2018 N22 Gurun, P12 Jerai Johari Abdul (PKR) 10,732 37.60% Boey Chin Gan (MCA) 6,525 22.90% 23,155 4,207 81.20%
Muzaini Azizan (PAS) 5,257 18.40%
Palaniappan Marimuthu (IND) 167 0.60%
Parliament of Malaysia: P15 Sungai Petani, Kedah[5][6][9][7][8]
Year Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
1999 Johari Abdul (PKR) 19,742 38.25% Mahadzir Mohd Khir (UMNO) 31,875 61.75% 55,457 12,133 76.54%
2008 Johari Abdul (PKR) 33,822 58.05% Zainuddin Maidin (UMNO) 24,441 41.95% 59,378 9,381 77.84%
2013 Johari Abdul (PKR) 44,194 55.37% Syamsul Anuar Che Mey (UMNO) 34,646 43.41% 81,024 9,548 86.96%
Suhaimi Hashim (KITA) 200 0.25%
Ong Wei Sin (IND) 772 0.97%
2018 Johari Abdul (PKR) 45,532 49.21% Shahanim Mohd Yusoff (UMNO) 23,963 25.90% 93,847 21,569 83.36%
Sharir Long (PAS) 22,760 24.60%
Sritharan Pichathu (PRM) 279 0.30%

Honours[edit]

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 Daily. Retrieved 21 December 2009.
  4. ^ Deborah Loh (5 March 2010). "Johari Abdul (Sungai Petani)". The Nut Graph. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  5. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 10 May 2013. Percentage figures based on total turnout, excluding informal votes.
  6. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  7. ^ a b "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  8. ^ a b "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  9. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Kedah Sultan to honour 62". The Star. 18 January 2009. Retrieved 22 October 2018.