Sulaiman Taha

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Sulaiman Taha
Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly for Tenang, Labis
In office
March 2004 – December 2010
Preceded by Ibrahim Daud (UMNO-BN)
Succeeded by Vacant
Personal details
Died 17 December 2010
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Political party UMNOBN
Occupation Politician

Datuk Sulaiman Taha (died 17 December 2010, aged 59[1]) was a Malaysian politician. He was a member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly from 2004 until his death in 2010.[2] He was a member of the United Malay National Organisation in the Barisan Nasional coalition, and held the seat for Tenang.[3] He served as assistant secretary of Umno Youth from 1987 to 1993 and as executive secretary of the Johor Umno liaison committee from 1994 to 1997.[4]

Election results[edit]

Johor State Legislative Assembly: Tenang, Labis[5] >
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2004 Sulaiman Taha (UMNO) 7,655 75% Md Saim Siran (PAS) 2,138 21%
2008 Sulaiman Taha (UMNO) 6,367 60% Md Saim Siran (PAS) 3,875 36%

Family[edit]

Sulaiman Taha was married to Seri Noraini Yaakop and had seven children: son Aiman Azri Taha and daughters Marsila, Marliza, Marina, Miza Liyana Taha, Miza Qamarina and Miza Husna.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gasper, Desiree Tresa (18 December 2010). "Sulaiman remembered for his flair with words". The Star. Star Publications. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Tenang assemblyman in stable condition". Malaysia Today/Bernama. 16 December 2010. Archived from the original on 19 December 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Johor state assemblyman Sulaiman Taha passes away". The Star (Malaysia). Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad. 17 December 2010. Archived from the original on 17 December 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Sulaiman Taha laid to rest". Malaysiakini. 17 December 2010. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2010.