Opposition (Malaysia)

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The Opposition in Malaysia fulfils the same function as the official opposition in other Commonwealth of Nations monarchies. It is seen as the alternative government and the existing administration's main opponent at a general election.

The current Opposition Leader at a Federal level is Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Current State Opposition Leaders[edit]

Current State Opposition Leaders
as of 16 June 2015
State Legislative Assembly Name
Party Term
Perlis Perlis State Legislative Assembly Chan Ming Kai
MLA for Indera Kayangan
(born 1980)
PKR 28 June 2013
2 years, 103 days
Kedah Kedah State Legislative Assembly Amiruddin Hamzah
MLA for Anak Bukit
(born 1962)
PAS 23 June 2013
2 years, 108 days
Kelantan Kelantan State Legislative Assembly Nozula Mat Diah
MLA for Paloh
(born 1957)
BN (UMNO) 13 June 2013
2 years, 118 days
Terengganu Terengganu State Legislative Assembly Saiful Bahri Mamat
MLA for Paka
(born 1967)
PAS 16 June 2013
2 years, 115 days
Penang Penang State Legislative Assembly Jahara Hamid
MLA for Telok Ayer Tawar
(born 1951)
BN (UMNO) 28 June 2013
2 years, 103 days
Perak Perak State Legislative Assembly Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin
MLA for Changkat Jering
(born 1957)
PAS 28 June 2013
2 years, 103 days
Pahang Pahang State Legislative Assembly Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji
MLA for Mentakab
(born 1966)
DAP 1 July 2013
2 years, 100 days
Selangor Selangor State Legislative Assembly Vacant
BN (UMNO) 8 December 2014
305 days
Mat Nadzari Ahmad Dahlan
MLA for Batang Kali
(born 1971)
Opposition coordinator
Unrecognized position by State Assembly
25 March 2015
198 days
Negeri Sembilan Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly Anthony Loke Siew Fook
MLA for Chennah
(born 1977)
DAP 17 June 2013
2 years, 114 days
Malacca Malacca State Legislative Assembly Vacant DAP 8 October 2013
2 years, 1 day
Johor Johor State Legislative Assembly Boo Cheng Hau
MLA for Skudai
(born 1964)
DAP 20 June 2013
2 years, 111 days
Sabah Sabah State Legislative Assembly Lajim Ukin
MLA for Klias
(born 1955)
PKR 19 June 2013
2 years, 112 days
Sarawak Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Chong Chieng Jen
MLA for Kota Sentosa
(born 1971)
DAP 10 June 2013
2 years, 121 days

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