List of longest-serving members of the Malaysian Parliament

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This is a list of Members of the Malaysian Parliament who have served for at least 30 years. The time of service is not always continuous and separate terms are aggregated. This list includes MPs who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.[1][2]

A total of 25 individuals have served in excess of 30 years in Parliament as of 2023. Thus far the only female MP to have served longer than 30 years are Rafidah Aziz and Rohani Abdul Karim.

Members of Parliament who have served for at least 30 years[edit]

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason Serving years Highest office held Refs
Alliance (UMNO) Mahathir Mohamad Kota Star Selatan 1964 1969 Defeated 41 Prime Minister [3]
BN (UMNO) Kubang Pasu 1974 2004 Not Contested
PH (BERSATU) Langkawi 2018 2020 Defected
Independent 2020 2021 Defected
PEJUANG 2021 2022 Defeated
Alliance (UMNO) Ghafar Baba Malacca Utara 1971 1974 Transferred 34 Deputy Prime Minister [4]
BN (UMNO) Alor Gajah 1974 1978 Transferred
Jasin 1978 1999 Transferred
Batu Berendam 1999 2004 Not Contested
Alliance (BUMIPUTERA) Abdul Taib Mahmud Samarahan 1971 1990 Transferred 38 Cabinet Minister
BN (PBB)
Kota Samarahan 1990 2008 Not Contested
DAP Lim Kit Siang Bandar Malacca 1971 1974 Transferred 47 Leader of the Opposition [5]
Kota Melaka 1974 1978 Transferred
Petaling 1978 1982 Transferred
Kota Melaka 1982 1986 Transferred
Tanjong 1986 1999 Defeated
Ipoh Timor 2004 2013 Transferred
Gelang Patah 2013 2018 Transferred
PH (DAP) Iskandar Puteri 2018 2022 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah Ulu Kelantan 1974 1986 Transferred 48 Cabinet Minister [6]
Gua Musang 1986 1990 Defected
S46 1990 1999 Defected
BN (UMNO) 1999 2022 Defeated
BN (MCA) Ling Liong Sik Mata Kuching 1974 1986 Transferred 31 Cabinet Minister
Labis 1986 2004 Not Contested
BN (PBB) Sulaiman Daud Santubong 1974 1990 Transferred 31 Cabinet Minister
Petra Jaya 1990 2004 Not Contested
SNAP Leo Moggie Irok Kanowit 1974 1976 Defected 31 Cabinet Minister
BN (SNAP) 1976 2004 Not Contested
BN (MIC) Samy Vellu Sungei Siput 1974 1986 Transferred 35 Cabinet Minister
Sungai Siput 1986 2008 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Rais Yatim Jelebu 1974 1990 Defected 32 Cabinet Minister
1999 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Najib Razak Pekan 1976 1982 Transferred 43 Prime Minister [7]
1986 2022 Imprisonment
BN (UMNO) Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Kepala Batas 1978 2013 Not Contested 36 Prime Minister
BN (UMNO) Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir Kulim-Bandar Bahru 1978 1986 Transferred 31 Cabinet Minister
Kulim-Bandar Baharu 1986 2008 Not Contested
DAP Karpal Singh Jelutong 1978 1999 Defeated 33 MP
Bukit Gelugor 2004 2014 Died
BN (UMNO) Rafidah Aziz Selayang 1978 1982 Transferred 36 Cabinet Minister
Kuala Kangsar 1982 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Muhyiddin Yassin Pagoh 1978 1986 Transferred 37 Prime Minister [8]
1995 2016 Defected
BERSATU 2016 2018 Defected
PH (BERSATU) 2018 2020 Defected
PN (BERSATU) 2020 Serving
DAP Tan Seng Giaw Kepong 1982 2018 Not Contested 37 Vice-Chairman of the
Public Accounts Committee
BN (PBB) Leo Michael Toyad Mukah 1982 2018 Not Contested 37 Cabinet Minister
BN (PBS) Joseph Pairin Kitingan Keningau 1986 1990 Defected 33 MP
PBS 1990 2004 Defected
BN (PBS) 2004 2018 Not Contested
DAP Tan Kok Wai Sungai Besi 1986 1995 Transferred 36 MP [9]
Cheras 1995 2018 Defected
PH (DAP) 2018 Serving
BN (PBB) Douglas Uggah Embas Betong 1986 2018 Not Contested 33 Cabinet Minister
BN (PBB) Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar Batang Lupar 1990 2004 Transferred 32 Cabinet Minister
Santubong 2004 2018 Defected
GPS (PBB) 2018 2022 Not Contested
BN (PBB) Rohani Abdul Karim Santubong 1990 2004 Transferred 32 Cabinet Minister [10]
Batang Lupar 2004 2018 Defected
GPS (PBB) 2018 2022 Not Contested
Independent Richard Riot Jaem Serian 1990 1995 Defected 32 Cabinet Minister
BN (SUPP) 1995 2018 Defected
GPS (SUPP) 2018 Serving
BN (UMNO) Anwar Ibrahim Permatang Pauh 1982 1999 Defected 31 Prime Minister
PR (PKR) 2008 2015 Defected
PH (PKR) Port Dickson 2018 2022 Transferred
PH (PKR) Tambun 2022 Serving

Timeline[edit]

Anwar IbrahimAnwar IbrahimAnwar IbrahimRichard Riot JaemRichard Riot JaemRichard Riot JaemRohani Abdul KarimRohani Abdul KarimWan Junaidi Tuanku JaafarWan Junaidi Tuanku JaafarDouglas Uggah EmbasTan Kok WaiTan Kok WaiJoseph Pairin KitinganJoseph Pairin KitinganJoseph Pairin KitinganLeo Michael ToyadTan Seng GiawMuhyiddin YassinMuhyiddin YassinMuhyiddin YassinMuhyiddin YassinMuhyiddin YassinRafidah AzizKarpal SinghKarpal SinghAbdul Kadir Sheikh FadzirAbdullah Ahmad BadawiNajib RazakNajib RazakRais YatimRais YatimSamy VelluLeo MoggieLeo MoggieSulaiman DaudLing Liong SikRazaleigh HamzahRazaleigh HamzahRazaleigh HamzahLim Kit SiangLim Kit SiangLim Kit SiangAbdul Taib MahmudAbdul Taib MahmudGhafar BabaGhafar BabaMahathir MohamadMahathir MohamadMahathir MohamadMahathir MohamadMahathir MohamadMahathir Mohamad

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representatives List of Members". Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  2. ^ "Representatives Archive List of Members". Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  3. ^ "The rise and rise of Dr Mahathir Mohamad" (PDF). The Star Online. 12 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  4. ^ "Ghafar mampu catat rekod pilihan raya". Utusan Online. 20 November 1999. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  5. ^ M. Veera Pandiyan (13 June 2018). "Hail our unsung hero - Along The Watchtower". The Star Online. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  6. ^ "The prince and the battle for Umno's leadership". The Star Online. 17 June 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  7. ^ "Najib bows out, Dr M makes a comeback". The Borneo Post. 11 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  8. ^ "Muhyiddin retains Pagoh and wins Gambir". The Star Online. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  9. ^ "Tan Kok Wai retains Cheras". New Straits Times. 9 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  10. ^ "Sarawak GE 14 results". The Star. 9 May 2018. Retrieved 2020-09-06.