Mohd Nizar Zakaria

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Mohd Nizar Zakaria
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Parit, Perak
In office
2008–2013
Preceded by Nasaruddin Hashim (UMNOBN)
Succeeded by Mohd Zaim Abu Hasan (UMNOBN)
Personal details
Born Mohd Nizar bin Zakaria
(1969-01-03) 3 January 1969 (age 49)
Perak, Malaysia
Citizenship Malaysian
Political party UMNOBarisan Nasional
Occupation Politician

Mohd Nizar bin Zakaria (born 3 January 1969) is a Malaysian politician. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party in the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.[1]

Nizar was elected to Parliament in the 2008 election for the UMNO held seat of Parit.[2] In June 2010, he was a passenger on the MV Rachel Corrie when it was seized by the Israel Defense Forces while attempting to deliver supplies to Gaza.[3]

For the 2013 election, Nizar left federal parliament to contest, and win, the Perak State Legislative Assembly seat of Belanja.[4]

Election results[edit]

Perak State Legislative Assembly: N38 Belanja[5][6][7]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 Mohd Nizar Zakaria (UMNO) 7,691 60.70% Najihatussalehah Ahmad (PAS) 4,728 37.31% 12,671 2,963 84.40%
Parliament of Malaysia: P69 Parit, Perak[2][5][6]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 Mohd Nizar Zakaria (UMNO) 12,399 56.55% Najihatussalehah Ahmad (PAS) 9,526 43.45% 22,598 2,873 78.30%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mohd Nizar bin Zakaria, Y.B. Tuan" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 14 April 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 21 August 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Johnson, Larry (5 June 2010). "Aid ship Rachel Corrie seized by Israel, passengers 'unharmed'". Seattle Post. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "GE13: Medical doctors and PhD holders contest for seats in Perak". The Star. 20 April 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  6. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017.  Results only available from the 2004 election.
  7. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum 13 Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri 2013". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 8 May 2016.