Mansor Othman

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Mansor Othman
منصور عثمان
Ministerial roles
2020–2021Deputy Minister of Higher Education
2021–2022Deputy Minister of Environment and Water
Exco roles (Penang)
2009–2013Deputy Chief Minister
Chairman of the Religious Affairs, Entrepreneur and Co-operatives Development, Information and Community Relations
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2013–2018People's Justice Party
2018–2020Pakatan Harapan
2020Malaysian United Indigenous Party
2020–2022Perikatan Nasional
Faction represented in Penang State Legislative Assembly
2009–2013People's Justice Party
Personal details
Mansor bin Othman

(1950-03-12) 12 March 1950 (age 72)
Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political partyPeople's Justice Party (2008–2020)
BERSATU (2020–present)
Other political
Pakatan Rakyat (PR) (2008–2015)
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2015–2020)
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (2020–present)
Muafakat Nasional (MN) (2020–present)
Alma materUniversity of Science Malaysia
Yale University

Dato' Dr. Mansor bin Othman (Jawi: منصور بن عثمان) is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Deputy Minister of Environment and Water in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Minister Tuan Ibrahim from August 2021 to November 2022. He served as Deputy Minister of Higher Education in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister Noraini Ahmad from March 2020 to August 2021 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Nibong Tebal from May 2013 to November 2022. He served as the Deputy Chief Minister I of Penang, Penang State Executive Councillor and Member of the Penang State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Penanti from June 2009 to May 2018 and Chair of the Defence and Home Affairs Select Committee from December 2018 to December 2019. He is a member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU), a component party of the ruling PN coalition and was a member of the People's Justice Party (PKR), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) opposition coalition. [1][2][3]

Political career[edit]

He was also chairman of PKR Penang liaison committee. He served Anwar Ibrahim as political secretary after leaving his service as senior lecturer at University of Science Malaysia. He was picked by PKR to contest the Penang State Legislative Assembly seat of Penanti in the 2009 by-election and won. In the 2013 Malaysian general election, he was nominated to contest the parliamentary seat of Nibong Tebal and won. He was re-elected in the 2018 Malaysian general election.

Health issue[edit]

On 21 October 2019, Othman collapsed while debating the 2020 Malaysian federal budget, later revealed to be the result of suffering from a reflex syncope.[4][5] He was caught by Subang MP Wong Chen and Ledang MP Syed Ibrahim Syed Noh before being attended to by Bandar Kuching MP Kelvin Yii Lee Wuen, who is also a doctor, and later discharged from hospital after his condition stabilised.[6]

Election results[edit]

Penang State Legislative Assembly
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 N10 Seberang Jaya, P44 Permatang Pauh Mansor Othman (KEADILAN) 5,649 35.84% Arif Shah Omar (UMNO) 10,113 64.16% 15,762 4,464 79.48%
2008 N39 Pulau Betong, P53 Balik Pulau Mansor Othman (PKR) 4,696 48.50% Muhamad Farid Saad (UMNO) 4,990 51.50% 9,686 294 80.90%
2009 N12 Penanti, P44 Permatang Pauh Mansor Othman (PKR) 6,052 85.20% Nai-Khan Ari (IND) 494 6.90% 7,100 5558 46.10%
Aminah Abdullah (IND) 392 5.50%
Kamarul Ramizu Idris (IND) 56 0.70%
Parliament of Malaysia[7][8][9][10][11]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
1999 P51 Balik Pulau, Penang Mansor Othman (KEADILAN) 18,467 39.83% Mohd Zain Omar (UMNO) 27,901 60.17% 46,368 9,434 76.84%
2013 P47 Nibong Tebal, Penang Mansor Othman (PKR) 30,003 58.03% Zainal Abidin Osman (UMNO) 21,405 41.40% 52,599 8,598 88.63%
Teng Kok Pheng (IND) 297 0.57%
2018 Mansor Othman (PKR) 45,929 55.18% Shaik Hussein Mydin (UMNO) 28,035 33.68% 63,199 15,817 86.12%
Mohd Helmi Haron (PAS) 8,173 9.82%
Tan Tee Beng (IND) 331 0.53%
2022 Mansor Othman (BERSATU) 25,895 32.65% Fadhlina Sidek (PKR) 42,188 53.20% 80,477 16,293 79.26%
Thanenthiran Ramankutty (MMSP) 10,660 13.44%
Goh Kheng Huat (Independent) 565 0.71%


See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Six new select committees announced, Anwar heads reforms caucus". Malaysiakini. 4 December 2018. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  3. ^ Abdullah, Maria Chin (4 December 2019). "Maria Chin Abdullah". Retrieved 8 December 2019.
  4. ^ Carvalho, Martin; Sivanandam, Hemananthani; Rahim, Rahimy; Tan, Tarrence (21 October 2019). "Nibong Tebal MP collapses in Dewan Rakyat (updated)". The Star (Malaysia). Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  5. ^ Tong, Geraldine (21 October 2019). "Nibong Tebal MP recovering after mid-speech collapse in Parliament". Berita Harian. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  6. ^ Adnan, Ahmad Suhael (21 October 2019). "Ahli Parlimen Nibong Tebal stabil – TPM" (in Malay). Berita Harian. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 19 April 2013. Results only available from the 2004 election (GE11).
  8. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  9. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  10. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  11. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  12. ^ Suthakar, K. (10 July 2010). "Mt Everest climbers get Datukships". Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  13. ^ "Penang Yang Di-Pertua Negri's Birthday Honours List". 12 July 2010. Retrieved 23 October 2019.