Masir Kujat

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Masir Kujat
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sri Aman
In office
8 March 2008 – 19 November 2022
Preceded byJimmy Lim @ Jimmy Donald (BN)
Succeeded byDoris Sophia Brodi (GPS)
Majority4,252 (2008)
6,550 (2013)
5,820 (2018)
Ministerial roles
2015–2018Deputy Minister of Home Affairs
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2008–2018Barisan Nasional
2018Sarawak Peoples' Party
2018–2019Gabungan Parti Sarawak
2019–2022Sarawak United Party
2022–Independent
Personal details
Born
Masir anak Kujat

(1954-08-07) 7 August 1954 (age 68)
Crown Colony of Sarawak (now Sarawak, Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyIndependent (2022–present)
United Sarawak Party (2019–2022)
Sarawak Peoples' Party (2008–2019)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (2008–2018)
Sarawak Parties Alliance (2018–2019)
SpouseDora Jemat
OccupationPolitician

Dato' Masir anak Kujat (born 7 August 1954) is a Malaysian politician of Iban descent. He has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Sri Aman from March 2008 until November 2022.[1]

He has been a member of the Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) since 7 March 2019.[2][3][4] He left PSB to become an independent MP on March 2022.[5] Masir lost his Sri Aman federal seat on the November 2022 Malaysian general election to Doris Sophia Brodie from Gabungan Parti Sarawak in a 4-way fight.

He previously served as Deputy Minister of Home Affairs II in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under former Prime Minister Najib Razak and former Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi from July 2015 to the power loss of BN coalition in May 2018.[6] He was a member of Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), a former component party of Barisan Nasional (BN) and now Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalitions, from 2008 to 2019.[7][8][9]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Sri Aman, Sarawak[10][11][12][13][14][15][16]
Year Votes Pct Opponent Votes Pct
2008 Masir Kujat (PRS) 9,700 63% Cobbold Lusoi (IND) 5,448 35%
2013 Masir Kujat (PRS) 12,168 55% Nicholas Mujah anak Ason (PKR) 5,618 25%
2018 Masir Kujat (PRS) 14,141 61% Norina Umoi Utot (PKR) 8,321 36%
Parliament of Malaysia[17]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2022 P202 Sri Aman, Sarawak Masir Kujat (Independent) 5,673 17.77% Doris Sophia Brodie (GPS-PRS) 14,131 44.27% 31,917 4,039 63.63%
Walsin @ Wilson Entabang (PSB) 10,092 31.62%
Naga Libau @ Tay Wei Wei (PH-PKR) 2,021 6.33%

Honours[edit]

Honours of Malaysia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Masir Anak Kujat, Y.B. Tuan" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 April 2010.
  2. ^ Goh Pei Pei (7 March 2019). "Sri Aman MP jumps ship". New Straits Times. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Masir, Entulu, Nyallau, Entri and Banyi join PSB". The Borneo Post. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Sri Aman MP, ex-minister, Teras leader join Sarawak's PSB". Free Malaysia Today. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  5. ^ https://suarasarawak.my/2022/11/masir-kujat-berdepan-pertembungan-empat-penjuru-di-sri-aman/
  6. ^ "Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in, who's out". The Star (Malaysia). 28 July 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2015.
  7. ^ Wong, Jack; Ling, Sharon (22 February 2008). "Taib will not defend Kota Samarahan seat". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2010.
  8. ^ "Masir Kujat resigns from PRS". Dayak Daily. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  9. ^ "PRS confirms receiving quit letter from Masir". The Borneo Post. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 March 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  11. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2018. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  12. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  13. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  14. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  15. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  16. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  17. ^ "Keputusan:Pilihan Raya Umum Malaysia Ke-15". Astro Awani. Retrieved 27 November 2022.
  18. ^ "Senarai Penerima Kurniaan Johan Mangku Negara ..." (in Malay). data.gov.my. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  19. ^ "215 terima darjah, pingat kebesaran Pahang". Nurul Nadira Shaari (in Malay). Berita Harian. 4 March 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2018.