Mohamed Khaled Nordin
|Yang Amat Berhormat Dato' Seri Mulia
Mohamed Khaled Nordin
|Menteri Besar of Johor|
14 May 2013
|Preceded by||Abdul Ghani Othman|
|Malaysian Minister of Higher Education|
18 March 2008 – 3 April 2013
|Preceded by||Mustapa Mohamed|
|Malaysian Minister of Entrepreneurial and Cooperative Development|
31 March 2004 – 17 March 2008
|Succeeded by||Noh Omar|
30 November 1958 |
Muar, Johor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) part of Barisan Nasional|
|Alma mater||University of Malaya|
Dato' Seri Mulia Mohamed Khaled Nordin (born 30 November 1958) is the 15th and current Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of the Malaysian state of Johor, in office since 2013. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) and leads the Barisan Nasional coalition in the Johor State Legislative Assembly. He was the Member of Parliament for Johor Bahru from 1990 to 2004 and for Pasir Gudang from 2004 to 2013, and he served as a federal government minister from 2004 to 2013.
Life and career
He is of Banjar descent. Before entering politics, Khaled studied to be a lawyer and worked for the Malaysian oil giant Petronas. In the 1980s he worked as an adviser to Shahrir Abdul Samad, a federal minister. Khaled entered the federal parliament himself at the 1990 election, at the age of 31, winning the seat of Johor Bahru against a Semangat 46 candidate. In 2004 he became the Minister for Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development, and in 2008 was appointed as the Minister for Higher Education. After 23 years in federal politics, he shifted to the Johor State Legislative Assembly at the 2013 election, winning the seat of Permas. The Barisan Nasional coalition held its majority in the assembly, and Khaled took over as the state's Chief Minister.
|1990||Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO)||24,980||58%||Jaafar Onn (S46)||16,814||39%|
|1995||Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO)||40,141||80%||Zahrah Mohd Yusof (S46)||6,023||12%|
|1999||Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO)||38,707||73%||A. Razak Ahmad (PRM)||14,149||27%|
|2004||Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO)||38,123||84%||A. Razak Ahmad (PKR)||7,002||15%|
|2008||Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO)||35,849||66%||Md Rizan Mohd Saman (PKR)||18,568||34%|
|2013||Mohamed Khaled Nordin (UMNO)||23,952||57%||Syed Othman Abdullah (PAS)||18,200||43%|
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- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 27 May 2010. Percentage figures exclude informal votes. Independent and third party candidates not listed.
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