Yussof Mahal

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This is a Malay name; the name Mahal is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Yussof.
Yang Berbahagia Datuk Haji
Yussof Mahal
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Labuan
In office
Preceded by Suhaili Abdul Rahman
Succeeded by Rozman Isli
Personal details
Born (1957-05-01) 1 May 1957 (age 59)
Crown Colony of North Borneo
Political party UMNOBarisan Nasional
Spouse(s) Isfahani Ishak
Children Yusani
Saiful Ysfazil
Siti Anizah
Mohamad Safuan
Alma mater Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Occupation Politician
Religion Sunni Islam
Website yussofmahal.blogspot.com

Datuk Haji Yussof bin Haji Mahal (born 1 May 1957) was the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Labuan constituency, representing the United Malays National Organisation, from 2008 to 2013.[1]

Yussof was elected to federal Parliament in the 2008 election.[2] He replaced fellow UMNO member Suhaili Abdul Rahman who was dropped by the party following a factional dispute.[3] Yussof himself was replaced as UMNO's candidate for the 2013 election, by Rozman Isli.[4]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P166 Labuan[2]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Yussof Mahal (UMNO) 10,471 74% Lau Seng Kiat (IND)[5] 2,014 14%


  1. ^ "Yussof bin Haji Mahal, Y.B. Datuk Haji". Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Surprising turns in Labuan". The Star. 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "GE13: BN received great support from NGOs for Labuan candidate – DPM". ABN News. 17 April 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  5. ^ A third candidate, Matusin Abdul Rahman of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, received 1,106 votes (8%).