Mohamad Alamin

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Mohamad Alamin

محمد بن الأمين
Chairman of Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)
Assumed office
1 May 2020
MinisterAlexander Nanta Linggi
Director GeneralMohd Roslan Mahayudin
Preceded byRozhan Othman
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kimanis
Assumed office
18 January 2020
Preceded byAnifah Aman (IND)
Majority2,029 (2020)
Member of the Sabah State Legislative Assembly
for Bongawan
In office
5 May 2013 – 9 May 2018
Preceded byKarim Bujang (UMNOBN)
Succeeded byDaud Yusof (WARISAN)
Majority3,392 (2013)
Personal details
Born
Mohamad bin Alamin

(1972-11-23) 23 November 1972 (age 48)
Kg. Kelautan, Batu Enam, Kimanis, Sabah, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (BN)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
Muafakat Nasional (MN)
Alma materInternational Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)
OccupationPolitician, lawyer

Mohamad bin Haji Alamin (Jawi: داتوق محمد بن حج الأمين; is a Malaysian politician. He servers in the government as Chairman of Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO).[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Mohamad was born at Kg. Kelatuan, Batu Enam, Kimanis, Sabah in 1972. His father, Haji Alamin is a Kadazan Dusun from Kg. Kelatuan, Kimanis. Her mother, of course, is a Brunei Malay from Kg. Brunei, Membakut.[3]

Education[edit]

He began his education at Kelatuan Primary School in Kimanis. Then he continued his studies at Toh Puan Hajjah Rahmah Religious Secondary School in Kota Kinabalu.[3]

After graduating from secondary school, he studied at International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) in Law Degree.[3]

Career[edit]

After graduation, he was accepted as advocates & solicitors by Sabah & Sarawak High Court in 1997.[3]He was the former President of Majlis Hal Ehwal Anak Negeri Sabah.

Political career[edit]

He involved in various of positions throughout his political career such as President of Sabahan Affairs Council, Youth Chief of UMNO Kimanis (2004–2013), and Vice Leader of UMNO Kimanis (2013–2018). Currently he is division leader of UMNO Kimanis.[3]

In 2013 general election, Mohamad contested for Bongawan state assembly seat for the first time. He won the seat by majority of 3,392 votes.

He contested again in 2018 general election to retain the same seat. However, he was defeated by WARISAN candidate, Daud Yusof who is appointed as State Minister of Education.

2020 Kimanis by-election[edit]

In January 2020, Mohamad first contested to become an MP in Kimanis by-election. The election was held after the seat was declared vacant after the Federal Court on 2 December 2019 upheld the Election Court's ruling earlier on 16 August, nullifying the sitting Member of Parliament (MP), Anifah Aman's victory in the 2018 general election (GE14).[4][5] BN decided to field Mohamad Alamin as their candidate for the by-election.[6]

He won the by-election after defeating Karim Bujang from Sabah Heritage Party (WARISAN), by majority 2,029 votes.[7]

Election results[edit]

Sabah State Legislative Assembly[8][9][10][11][12][13][14]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 N23 Bongawan, P176 Kimanis Mohamad Alamin (UMNO) 7,443 59.05% Ibrahim Menudin (PKR) 4,051 32.14% 12,866 3,392 86.80%
Ak Aliuddin Pg Mohd Tahir (IND) 455 3.60%
Awang Talip Awang Bagul (SAPP) 335 2.66%
Assim @ Hassim Matali (STAR) 321 2.55%
2018 Mohamad Alamin (UMNO) 6,117 44.79% Daud Yusof (WARISAN) 6,912 50.62% 13,953 795 85.90%
Jaafar Ismail (PHRS) 627 4.59%
Parliament of Malaysia[13][14]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2020 P176 Kimanis, Sabah Mohamad Alamin (UMNO) 12,706 54.34% Karim Bujang (WARISAN) 10,677 45.66% 23,703 2,029 79.92%

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MP Kimanis dilantik pengerusi baru MyIPO" (in Malay). Malaysiakini. 4 June 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2020.
  2. ^ "12,917 intellectual property applications filed between Jan–May". New Straits Times. 3 June 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Biodata Calon BN, Datuk Mohamad Alamin. #PRKKimanis". 1 January 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  4. ^ JOSEPH KAOS Jr (16 December 2019). "Kimanis by-election set for January 18". The Star Online. Retrieved 16 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Sabah Umno confirms taking part in Kimanis by-election". Free Malaysia Today. 14 December 2019. Retrieved 16 December 2019.
  6. ^ Jason Santos (1 January 2020). "Umno to field former Bongawan rep Alamin in Kimanis polls". Free Malaysia Today. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  7. ^ Malaysiakini Team (18 January 2020). "Sabah Umno sees revival after BN takes Kimanis with bigger majority". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  8. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout, including votes for third parties. Results before 1986 election unavailable.
  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)". www.myundi.com.my. 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. ^ a b "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  14. ^ a b "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.