Zakaria Edris

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Zakaria Edris

Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Libaran
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byJuslie Ajirol (UMNOBN)
Majority678 (2018)
Member of the Sabah State Legislative Assembly
for Gum-Gum
In office
21 March 2004 – 9 May 2018
Preceded byConstituency Created
Succeeded byArunarsin Taib (WARISAN)
Majority2,498 (2004)
Unopposed (2008)
2,357 (2013)
Personal details
BornSabah, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPPBM (2019-present)
Independent (2018-2019)
UMNO (2016-2018)
Other political
affiliations
Muafakat Nasional (MN) (2020-Present)
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (2020-present)
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2019-2020)
Barisan Nasional (BN) (2016-2018)
OccupationPolitician

Datuk Zakaria bin Mohd. Edris is a Malaysian politician. He is the incumbent Member of Parliament for Libaran in Sabah. Presently he is a member of Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) from 2019.[1] He had earlier left United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) in the opposition Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition to become an Independent in 2018.[2]

Political career[edit]

In the 2018 election, UMNO fielded him to contest the Libaran parliamentary seat,[3] facing a new candidate Irwanshah Mustapa from the Sabah Heritage Party (WARISAN) and subsequently won.[4][5]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[6]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P184 Libaran, Sabah Zakaria Edris (UMNO) 17,799 49.25%2 Irwanshah Mustapa (WARISAN) 17,121 47.37%2 37,091 678 77.74%
Alfian Mansyur (PHRS) 1,223 3.38%
Notes:
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.
Sabah State Legislative Assembly[7][8][9]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 N41 Gum-Gum, P184 Libaran Zakaria Edris (UMNO) 3,679 75.70% Tan Mui Ling' (keADILan) 1,181 24.30% 5,069 2,498 55.26%
2008 Zakaria Edris (UMNO)
Unopposed
2013 Zakaria Edris (UMNO) 5,548 61.37% Ahmad Thamrin Mohd Jaini (PKR) 3,191 35.30% 9,220 2,357 78.80%
Hassan Hami (STAR) 301 3.33%

Honours[edit]

See also[edit]

References[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. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Poliana Ronnie Sidom (29 April 2018). "Pertukaran kerusi calon BN di Libaran dipersetujui awal" (in Malay). Berita Harian. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  4. ^ Noorasvilla Muhamma (28 April 2018). "Pertembungan tiga penjuru di Libaran" (in Malay). Utusan Borneo. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ Nandini Balakrishnan (10 May 2018). "Historic Win: The Complete Result Of GE14's Parliamentary Seats Across Malaysia". Says.com. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 17 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 17 May 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  8. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) – Results Overview". election.thestar.com.my.
  9. ^ "N53 Senallang". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 30 May 2020.
  10. ^ "SEMAKAN PENERIMA DARJAH KEBESARAN, BINTANG DAN PINGAT". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia). Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Malacca Governor's birthday honours list". The Star. 10 October 2005. Retrieved 30 October 2018.