Mas Ermieyati Samsudin

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Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
مس إرمياتي شمس الدين
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department
(Parliament and Law)
In office
30 August 2021 – 24 November 2022
Prime MinisterIsmail Sabri Yaakob
MinisterWan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
Preceded byShabudin Yahaya
Succeeded byRamkarpal Singh
ConstituencyMasjid Tanah
Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives
In office
10 March 2020 – 16 August 2021
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterWan Junaidi
Preceded byMohd Hatta Ramli
(Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development)
Succeeded byMuslimin Yahaya
ConstituencyMasjid Tanah
Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture
In office
29 July 2015 – 10 May 2018
MonarchsAbdul Halim
Muhammad V
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
MinisterMohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz
Preceded byJames Dawos Mamit
(Deputy Minister of Tourism)
Joseph Salang Gandum
(Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Culture I)
Maglin Dennis D'Cruz
(Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Culture II)
Succeeded byMuhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik
(Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture)
ConstituencyMasjid Tanah
2nd Deputy Women Chief of the
Malaysian United Indigenous Party[1]
Assumed office
16 August 2020
PresidentMuhyiddin Yassin
Preceded byShamsilah Siru
4th Women Youth Chief of the
United Malays National Organisation
In office
12 October 2013 – 25 June 2018
PresidentNajib Razak
DeputyZahida Zarik Khan
Preceded byRosnah Shirlin
Succeeded byZahida Zarik Khan
ConstituencyMasjid Tanah
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Masjid Tanah
Assumed office
5 May 2013
Preceded byAbu Seman Yusop
Majority16,200 (2013)
8,159 (2018)
4,411 (2022)
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2013–2018Barisan Nasional
2018–2020Pakatan Harapan
2020Malaysian United Indigenous Party
2020–Perikatan Nasional
Personal details
Mas Ermieyati binti Samsudin

(1976-11-13) 13 November 1976 (age 46)
Malacca General Hospital, Malacca, Malaysia
Political partyBERSATU (since 2019)
Independent (2018)
UMNO (2001–2018)
Other political
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (since 2020)
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2019–2020)
Barisan Nasional (BN) (2001–2018)
SpouseMohd Helmy Abd Talib
Children5 (4 sons and 1 daughter)
  • Samsudin Md. Ali (father)
  • Salbiah Ahmad (mother)
Alma materNational University of Malaysia
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Datuk Wira Hajah Mas Ermieyati binti Samsudin (Jawi: مس إرمياتي بنت شمس الدين; born 13 November 1976) is a Malaysian politician who has served as Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in charge of Parliament and Law in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Minister Wan Junaidi since August 2021. She served as the Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development And Cooperatives in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and former Minister Wan Junaidi from March 2020 to August 2021 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Masjid Tanah since May 2013.[2][3] She served as the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under former Prime Minister Najib Razak and former Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz from July 2015 to the collapse of the BN administration in May 2018 and Women Youth Chief of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) from October 2013 to June 2018.

She is a member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU), a component party of the ruling PN coalition and was a former member of UMNO, a component party of the BN coalition. After the defeat of BN to the Pakatan Harapan (PH) opposition coalition in the 2018 general election, she resigned from UMNO in 2018 and joined BERSATU in 2019.[4][5][6] She was also appointed the Deputy Women Chief of BERSATU.[7]

Early life and educations[edit]

She was born on 13 November 1976 at the Malacca General Hospital and is the second child of Hjh Salbiah Ahmad and Hj Samsudin Md Ali. Raised in Malacca and earned an early education at Methodist Girls School (2) Tengkera, Melaka and Sekolah Kebangsaan Ramuan China Besar, Masjid Tanah Melaka. She then received an offer to Full Boarding School, Sekolah Tun Fatimah, Johor Bahru (1989-1993) and further her studies at Law Matriculation and Law Degree in National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, Selangor.[8]


After graduating from the Law Degree in UKM, she started her career as an advocate and solicitor at lawyer Khairul Latif & Associates and Adillah A. Nordin. In 2004, with two partners, Mohd Khairul Nizam Abd Kadir and Desmond Ho Chee Cheong opened his own legal firm, Messrs. Ermiey Nizam & Ho. The same time of interest in volunteer work is well-suited to the soul. Since school age and as early as 15, she has been active with the Association of Youth Movement 4B (GB4B). She is currently the Member of the GB4B Malaysia Top Council Member.[8]

Youth activism and NGO[edit]

Mas Ermieyati is a youth activist. At the Melaka State level, she is the Chairman of the 4B (M) Youth Mosque of Tanah Masjid and the Youth Movement of the 4B (M) Youth Movement of Malacca. At the national level, she was the Chairman of the 4B Malaysia Youth Movement Culture Bureau, the Secretary of the 4B Malaysia Youth Movement Discipline Committee and the Malaysian Youth Movement 4B Youth Movement. She is currently the Council Member of the 4B Malaysia Youth Youth Movement.


Early involvement[edit]

She was involved in politics since becoming a lawyer in 2001 when the third UMNO wing of PUTERI was agreed by the UMNO President to be established throughout the country. This time she was offered a seat in the sponsorship committee at Alor Gajah. In 2003, she became the Chairwoman of PUTERI UMNO Division of Alor Gajah and the Head of PUTERI State of Melaka (new delineation of 2004 changed to the Masjid Tanah Division) for 10 years until 2013 and during the same period, she was also EXCO PUTERI UMNO Malaysia.

General Election 2013[edit]

In the 2013 Malaysian general election, Mas Ermieyati was elected the Masjid Tanah MP as the Barisan National candidate, defeating PAS candidate Mohd Nasaie Bin Ismail. She obtained 27,688 votes compared to her opponent's 11,488 votes. She represented Malaysia abroad in conferences such as the 34th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), and the Women In Parliament Forum. In 2014, she represented the Malaysian Parliament in Tehran for the 9th Parliamentary Union of OIC Member States (Puic) Conference and Meetings.

Malacca state election 2021[edit]

Personal life[edit]

She married Mohd Helmy Abd Talib and blessed with 4 sons that are Haiqal, Hakim, Hafiy and Hasif and a daughter named Eiman Miesha.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[9][10][11][12][13][14]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponents Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 P134 Masjid Tanah, Malacca Mas Ermieyati Samsudin (UMNO) 27,688 70.68% Nasaie Ismail (PAS) 11,488 29.32% 39,827 16,200 86.67%
2018 Mas Ermieyati Samsudin (UMNO) 22,898 54.10% Sabirin Ja’afar (BERSATU) 14,739 34.82% 42,325 8,159 83.52%
Mohd Nasir Othman (PAS) 4,688 11.08%
2022 Mas Ermieyati Samsudin (BERSATU) 25,604 46.77% Muthalib Uthman (MUDA) 7,445 13.60% 54,479 4,411 79.15%
Abdul Hakim Abdul Wahid (UMNO) 21,193 38.71%
Handrawirawan Abu Bakar (PEJUANG) 507 0.93%
Malacca State Legislative Assembly[15]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2021 N02 Tanjung Bidara Mas Ermieyati Samsudin (BERSATU) 3,195 44.11% Ab Rauf Yusoh (UMNO) 3,559 49.14% 7,243 364 71.48%
Zainal Hassan (PKR) 489 6.75%


See also[edit]


  1. ^ *[1]
  2. ^ "PKR toying with Nurul Nuha 'candidacy' for sympathy vote - Mas Ermieyati". Astro Awani. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Still only five PR reps in PAC unchanged". The Sun. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  4. ^ Mazwin Nik Anis, Muguntan Vanar and Zakiah Koya (15 December 2018). "Six more MPs leave Umno". The Star. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Ex-Puteri Umno chief Mas Ermieyati joins Bersatu". The Star. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  6. ^ Mazwin Nik Anis and Joseph Kaos Jr (12 February 2019). "Seven Umno MPs join Bersatu". The Star. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Mas Emrieyati Menang Naib Ketua Wanita PPBM Rina Harun Kekal Ketua". Free Malaysia Today (in Malay). 16 August 2020. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  8. ^ a b "My blogs : MAS ERMIEYATI BTE HJ SAMSUDIN". Mas Ermieyati Samsudin. 19 November 2021. Retrieved 19 November 2021 – via Blogger.
  9. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  10. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  11. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  12. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  13. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  14. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  15. ^ "N.02 TANJUNG BIDARA". SPR Dashboard. 7 November 2021. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  16. ^ a b "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat". Bahagian Istiadat dan Urusetia Persidangan Antarabangsa. Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia).
  17. ^ "Wan Junaidi leads honours list in conjunction with Melaka Yang Dipertua's 79th birthday". Nurul Fhatihah Zakinan. New Straits Times. 12 October 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2018.

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