Zakaria Edris

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Zakaria Edris

Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Libaran
Assumed office
10 May 2018
Preceded byJuslie Ajirol (UMNO-BN)
Majority678 (2018)
Personal details
BornSabah, Malaysia
Political partyMalaysian United Indigenous Party (2019-present)
Independent (2018-2019)
UMNO (2016-2018)
Other political
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2019-present)
Barisan Nasional (BN) (2016-2018)

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: P184 Libaran, Sabah[6]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2018 Zakaria Edris (UMNO) 17,799 37.1%2 Irwanshah Mustapa (WARISAN) 17,121 35.7%2
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.


See also[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". Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "SEMAKAN PENERIMA DARJAH KEBESARAN, BINTANG DAN PINGAT". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia). Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Malacca Governor's birthday honours list". The Star. 10 October 2005. Retrieved 30 October 2018.