Ronald Kiandee

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Ronald Kiandee

Ronald Kiandee Senate of Poland.JPG
Ronald Kiandee in the Polish Senate (2013)
Deputy Speaker of the Malaysian House of Representatives
In office
28 April 2008 – 10 May 2018
Preceded byLim Si Cheng
Yusof Yacob
Succeeded byMohd Rashid Hasnon
Nga Kor Ming
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Beluran
Assumed office
Preceded byAsmat Nungka (BN)
Majority1,276 (1999)
uncontested (2004)
4,352 (2008)
9,988 (2013)
7,115 (2018)
Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC)
In office
7 August 2018 – 11 April 2019
Nominated byMahathir Mohamad
Appointed byMohamad Ariff Md Yusof
DeputyWong Kah Woh
Preceded byHasan Arifin
Succeeded byNoraini Ahmad
Personal details
Born (1961-01-10) 10 January 1961 (age 58)
Beluran, Sandakan, Crown Colony of North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia)
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO) (until 2018)
Independent (2018-2019)
Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) (2019-present)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN) (until 2018)
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2019-present)

Datuk Sri Dr. Ronald Kiandee (born 10 January 1961) is a Malaysian politician from the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) currently serving as Member of Parliament (MP) of Malaysia for Beluran constituency in Sabah.[1]

Kiandee was elected to Dewan Rakyat first in the 1999 election.[2] He was the Parliament's Deputy Speaker from 2008 to 2018 and chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) from 2018 to 2019.[3][4]

Kiandee had earlier left United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) in the opposition Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition to become an Independent on 12 December 2018 before joining BERSATU.[5]

He holds a PhD in political sociology from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P183 Beluran, Sabah[6][7]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1999 Ronald Kiandee (UMNO) 6,562 54% Dennis Rantau (PBS) 5,286 43%
2004 Ronald Kiandee (UMNO)
2008 Ronald Kiandee (UMNO) 7,090 57% Ramsah Tasim (IND) 2,738 22%
2013 Ronald Kiandee (UMNO) 13,174 72% James Miki (PKR) 3,186 17%
2018 Ronald Kiandee (UMNO) 13,007 45.6%2 Japar Zairun (WARISAN) 5,892 20.7%2
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mazwin Nik Anis and Joseph Kaos Jr (15 March 2019). "Six Sabah reps who jumped from Umno get Bersatu cards". The Star. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Kiandee, Junaidi in line for Deputy Speaker post". Daily Express (Malaysia). 10 April 2008. Archived from the original on 21 June 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
  3. ^ Yiswaree Palansamy (7 August 2018). "Former deputy speaker Kiandee appointed PAC chief". Malay Mail. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  4. ^ Ahmad Naqib Idris (12 April 2019). "Noraini Ahmad takes over from Ronald Kiandee as PAC chair". The Edge Market. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  5. ^ Muguntan Vanar, Stephanie Lee and Natasha Joibi (12 December 2018). "Sabah Umno exodus sees nine of 10 Aduns, five of six MPs leave". The Star. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).
  7. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 17 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  8. ^ a b "SEMAKAN PENERIMA DARJAH KEBESARAN, BINTANG DAN PINGAT". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia). Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Some 320 individuals awarded in conjunction with Federal Territories Day". L. Suganya. The Star. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2018.