Kelantan State Legislative Assembly

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Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
Malay: Dewan Undangan Negeri Kelantan
ديوان اوندڠن نڬري كلنتن
13th Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
Type
Type
History
Founded 1959
Leadership
Sultan
Sultan Muhammad V
Since 13 September 2010
Speaker
Abdullah Ya'kub, PAS
Since 13 June 2013
Deputy Speaker
Abdul Latiff Abdul Rahman, PAS
Since 13 June 2013
Menteri Besar
Ahmad Yakob, PAS
Since 6 May 2013
Opposition Leader
Nozula Mat Diah, BNUMNO
Since 13 June 2013
Secretary
Mohd Zaika Yamani Ibrahim
Structure
Seats 45
Quorum: 15
Simple majority: 23
Two-thirds majority: 30
Kelantan assembly.svg
Political groups

(As of 1 September 2016)
Government
     PAS (31)

EXCO Members: 11
Backbenchers: 20

Opposition
     Barisan Nasional (12)

  •      UMNO (12)

     Pakatan Harapan (2)

     Independents (0)

     Vacant (0)
Committees
Elections
Plurality: First-past-the-post (45 single-member constituencies)
Last election
5 May 2013
Next election
on or before 13 August 2018
Meeting place
Kota Darul Naim, Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Website
kelantan.gov.my

The Kelantan State Legislative Assembly (Malay: Dewan Undangan Negeri Kelantan) is the unicameral state legislature of the Malaysian state of Kelantan. It consists of 45 members representing single-member constituencies throughout the state. Elections are held no more than five years apart.

The State Legislative Assembly convenes at the Kota Darul Naim in the state capital, Kota Bharu.

Current composition[edit]

31 12 2
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Barisan Nasional PH

Role[edit]

The Kelantan State Legislative Assembly enacts legislation concerning matters in the State List and Joint List defined in the Federal Constitution. The Speaker presides over debates in the Assembly.

The leader of the majority party or coalition in the Assembly is appointed Menteri Besar by the Sultan of Kelantan. The person who assumes the role of Menteri Besar appoints the state's executive council, or EXCO (Majlis Mesyuarat Kerajaan), drawing from members of the Assembly.

Committees[edit]

The Assembly contains two administrative committees, namely:[1]

  • Public Accounts Committee
  • Select Committee

Kelantan state election, 2013[edit]

Kelantan state election, 2013
Kelantan
← 2008 5 May 2013 (2013-05-05)

All 45 seats in the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Nik Aziz Kelantan.jpg Mustapa Mohamed in CNBC-supply chains - World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012 crop.jpg
Leader Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat Mustapa Mohamed
Party Pakatan Rakyat Barisan Nasional
Leader's seat Chempaka Air Lanas
Last election 39 seats, 56.4% 6 seats, 43.6%
Seats before 39 6
Seats won 33 12
Seat change Decrease6 Increase6

Menteri Besar before election

Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat
Pakatan Rakyat

Menteri Besar-designate

Ahmad Yakob
Pakatan Rakyat

e • d Summary of the 5 May 2013 Kelantan State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 40 32 71.11 -6
National Front[a] BN 45 12 26.67 +6
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 44 12 26.67 +6
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 1 0 0.00 0
People's Justice Party PKR 5 1 2.22 0
Independents IND 6 0 0.00 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 45 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Kelantan's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

Kelantan state election, 2008[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 March 2008 Kelantan State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 40 38 84.44 +14
National Front[a] BN 45 6 13.33 -15
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 43 6 13.33 -15
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 1 0 0.00 0
People's Justice Party PKR 5 1 2.22 +1
Independents IND 1 0 0.00 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 45 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Kelantan's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Assembly Committees Kelantan State Government Portal

External links[edit]