Norah Abdul Rahman

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Yang Berhormat Datuk Hajjah
Norah Abdul Rahman
MP
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Tanjong Manis, Sarawak
Assumed office
2008
Preceded by Constituency established
Personal details
Born (1959-10-04) 4 October 1959 (age 58)
Crown Colony of Sarawak
Political party PBBBarisan Nasional
Occupation Politician

Datuk Hajjah Norah Abdul Rahman (born 4 October 1959) is a Malaysian politician. She is currently the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Tanjong Manis constituency in Sarawak, representing the United Traditional Bumiputera Party (PBB) in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition.[1]

Norah is the daughter of former Sarawak Chief Minister and Governor Abdul Rahman Ya'kub.[2] Before entering politics, she was a businesswoman.[3] She was elected to Parliament unopposed in the 2008 election, replacing Wahab Dolah as the PBB's nominee for the Tanjong Manis seat. She was re-elected in 2013, winning almost 90% of votes cast to defeat a Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) candidate.[4]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Petra Jaya, Sarawak[4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Norah Abdul Rahman (PBB) Unopposed
2013 Norah Abdul Rahman (PBB) 12,535 89% Jurina Mut (PAS) 1,571 11%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Norah binti Abdul Rahman, Y.B. Datuk Hajah" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Former CM's Daughter Likely To Contest in Tanjung Manis". Berita Wilayah. Bernama. 16 February 2008. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Victorious Norah Pledges To Help Fellow BN Candidates". Berita Wilayah. Bernama. 24 February 2008. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 21 November 2014.