Salahuddin Ayub

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This is a Malay name; the name Ayub is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Salahuddin.
Salahuddin Ayub
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Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kubang Kerian, Kelantan
In office
21 March 2004 – 5 May 2013
Preceded by Husam Musa
Succeeded by Ahmad Baihaki Atiqullah
Personal details
Born (1961-12-01) 1 December 1961 (age 55)
Pontian, Johor, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
Political party PAS (until 2015)
AMANAH (2015 - present)
Spouse(s) Fatimah Taha
Children 6
Alma mater Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (KTAR), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Occupation Politician
Religion Sunni Islam

Salahuddin Ayub (born 1 December 1961) is a Malaysian politician and was a former member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Kubang Kerian constituency in Kelantan representing the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) in the Pakatan Rakyat opposition coalition.[1] He was a former vice-president of PAS[2] and also former head of PAS's youth wing.[3] But he together with a few other progressive leaders referred as G18 was ousted at the party's 2015 Muktamar and has launched Gerakan Harapan Baru(GHB)[4] and later Parti Amanah Negara (AMANAH) which Salahuddin is the new Deputy President.[5]

Salahuddin was born on 1 December 1961 in Kampung Serkat, Tanjung Piai, Pontian, Johor, and went to school in Pontian. He studied a Diploma in Business Administration at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (KTAR) (1982–1983) and graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Human Resource Management) from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

Salahuddin was elected to the federal parliament for the seat of Kubang Kerian at the 2004 general election. He was re-elected in 2008.[6] For the 2013 election he returned to his home state of Johor to contest the seat of Pulai, losing to its Barisan Nasional incumbent Nur Jazlan Mohamed.[7] He also contested, and lost, the Johor State Legislative Assembly seat of Nusajaya.[8]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[9]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct
2004 Kubang Kerian   Salahuddin Ayub (PAS) 21,430 57.56%   Ahmad Rusli Iberahim (UMNO) 15,803 42.44%
2008 Salahuddin Ayub (PAS) 27,179 62.17% Ab Ghani Mamat (UMNO) 16,537 37.83%
2013 Pulai Salahuddin Ayub (PAS) 40,525 48.09% Nur Jazlan Mohamed (UMNO) 43,751 51.91%
Johor State Legislative Assembly[10]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct
2013 Nusajaya   Salahuddin Ayub (PAS) 20,965 46.58%   Zaini Abu Bakar (UMNO) 23,166 51.48%


  1. ^ "Salahuddin bin Haji Ayub, Y.B. Tuan" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 23 April 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "PAS Government stands firm". New Straits Times. 30 April 1996. Retrieved 22 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Rising star assured of PAS Youth post". The Star. Star Publications. 10 September 2003. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  4. ^ Jennifer Gomez (13 July 2015). "'Purged' PAS leaders launch splinter movement". The Malaysian Insider. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Kepimpinan 2015". Amanah Negara. 6 September 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "PAS Names Candidates Except For Gua Musang, Jeli". Berita Wilayah Eastern Region. Bernama. 22 February 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2010. 
  7. ^ Lim, Joyce (29 April 2013). "Touting their mixed ethnic heritage to win votes". Straits Times. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Pas confirms Salahuddin will stand in Pulai". New Straits Times. 2 April 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 27 May 2010.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  10. ^ "Malaysian Election Data". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 19 April 2013.  Percentage figures based on total turnout.