Rusnah Aluai

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Rusnah Aluai
Member of the Malaysian Parliament for Tangga Batu
In office
9 May 2018 – 19 November 2022
Preceded byAbu Bakar Mohamad Diah (BN-UMNO)
Succeeded byBakri Jamaluddin (PN-PAS)
Majority4,659 (2018)
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2018–2022Pakatan Harapan
Personal details
Rusnah binti Aluai

(1962-02-20) 20 February 1962 (age 60)
Melaka, Malaysia
Political partyPeople's Justice Party (PKR)
Other political
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
SpouseRahmat Abd Rahman
Alma materUniversiti Islam Malaysia & London's School of Economics and Political Science (Law)

Rusnah binti Aluai (born 20 February 1962) is a Malaysian politician who served as a Member of Parliament for Tangga Batu.[1]

Political career[edit]

In the 2013 election, Rusnah represented the People's Justice Party (PKR) and faced Norpipah Abdol of the Barisan Nasional Party for the Rembia state seat. She lost with a majority vote of 2,358.[2]

In the 2018 election, she represented the PKR party and won the Tangga Batu parliamentary seat, defeating Barisan Nasional candidate Zali Mat Yasin and giving BN its first defeat for a parliamentary seat in the seat since independence.[3]

Election results[edit]

Malacca State Legislative Assembly
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 N6 Rembia Rusnah Aluai (PKR) 4,521 39.66% Norpipah Abdol (UMNO) 6,879 60.34% 11,617 2,358 86.62%
Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P136 Tangga Batu, Malacca Rusnah Aluai (PKR) 32,420 46.89% Zali Mat Yasin (UMNO) 27,761 40.15% 70,453 4,659 84.67%
Zulkifli Ismail (PAS) 8,961 12.96%
2022 Rusnah Aluai (PKR) 28,557 31.03% Lim Ban Hong (MCA) 25,095 27.27% 92,027 8,849 80.19%
Bakri Jamaluddin (PAS) 37,406 40.65%
Ghazali Abu (PUTRA) 702 0.26%
Shahril Mahmood (Independent) 267 0.29%


  1. ^ "Portal Rasmi Parlimen Malaysia - Profile Ahli Dewan". Retrieved 2021-07-12.
  2. ^ "Rembia N.06 Rusnah Aluai: Biodata dan Visi di Rembia". 26 April 2013.
  3. ^ "His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perlis [P.U. (B) 232/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.