Badruddin bin Amiruldin (born 20 May 1951) is a Malaysian politician. He is currently the Permanent Chairman of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the largest Malay political party in the country and the leader of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition. Badruddin was also, until his defeat in the March 2008 General Elections, the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Jerai, Kedah in the lower house of Parliament, the Dewan Rakyat.
|Permanent Chairman of UMNO|
|Assumed office |
5 November 2007
|Preceded by||Onn Ismail|
|Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat|
|2008–2018||Chairman of Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA)|
|Born||May 20, 1951|
Kedah, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)|
|Barisan Nasional (BN)|
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
Muafakat Nasional (MN)
Early political lifeEdit
Badruddin was not a very well known politician in the early 1990s and started as a backbencher in Parliament, when he made his electoral debut in the 1992 Jerai by-election and get elected the first time as the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Jerai before it was abolished in 1995. Badruddin then contested and won the constituency of Yan, Kedah in the 1995 general election but he was defeated in the 1999 general election to Nasharudin bin Mat Isa from (PAS), losing by 182 votes.
Rise to prominenceEdit
In the 2004 general election, Badruddin ran for the new re-created Jerai constituency and managed to elected to represent the seat again for second time under the UMNO ticket. He defeated his opponent, Che Din bin Arshad from PAS, with a majority of 10,405. Later that same year, he was elected as the Deputy Permanent Chairman of UMNO with 1,510 delegates voting for him.
Electoral defeat in 2008Edit
|1992||P010 Jerai, Kedah||Badruddin Amiruldin (UMNO)||14,538||57.35%||Nasir Othman (PAS)||10,812||42.65%||Unknown||3,726||Unknown|
|1995||P012 Yan, Kedah||Badruddin Amiruldin (UMNO)||16,755||57.45%||Mohd Najib Fahami Yahaya (PAS)||12,412||42.55%||30,115||4,343||74.07%|
|1999||Badruddin Amiruldin (UMNO)||15,859||49.71%||Nasharudin Mat Isa (PAS)||16,041||50.29%||32,428||182||76.70%|
|2004||P012 Jerai, Kedah||Badruddin Amiruldin (UMNO)||30,154||60.43%||Che Din Arshad (PAS)||19,749||39.57%||50,918||10,405||79.70%|
|2008||Badruddin Amiruldin (UMNO)||24,211||47.73%||Mohd Firdaus Jaafar (PAS)||26,510||52.27%||51,913||2,299||78.97%|
Honours of MalaysiaEdit
- "Badruddin should not use term 'keling'"[permanent dead link]. Retrieved 18 November 2005.
- Beh, Lih Yi (11 July 2005). "Drama in the Dewan Rakyat". Malaysiakini.
- Beh, Lih Yi (17 October 2005). "Badruddin calls Kit Siang an 'Ah Pek'". Malaysiakini.
- "Choice to wear Tudung left to individual: Nazri". (30 October 2005). Daily Express.
- "Don't Forget Your Roots, Malay Corporate Citizens Told"[permanent dead link]. (24 September 2004). BERNAMA.
- "Don’t like the term Islamic state? Take a hike, says BN MP". (13 July 2005). Malaysiakini.
- "Election 1999 results - state Kedah". (1999). BERNAMA.
- "Election 2004 results - state Kedah". (2004). BERNAMA.
- Fernandez, Terence (9 November 2005). "YB, Parliament is not a 'Kedai runcit'"[permanent dead link]. The Sun.
- Gatsiounis, Ioannis (2 October 2004). "Abdullah stirs a hornets' nest". Asia Times.
- "Keputusan Penuh Pemilihan". (2004). Berita Harian.
- Lim, Kit Siang (2004). "UMNO - don't create new 'seditious' issues". Retrieved 9 November 2004.
- Ram, B. Suresh (1 April 2005). "Cili Padi hot over sexist remark". The Sun.
- Reme Ahmad (22 March 2006). "Two MPs call S'pore 'insolent'". Straits Times.
- "Third report lodged against Badruddin". (31 October 2005). The Star.
- Vasudevan, V. (27 October). "Across the Floor: Bid to discipline MP shot down". Malay Mail.
- Wong, Chun Wai (18 April 2005). "Jester performance of MPs not amusing". The Star.
- Badruddin says sorry to Karpal The Star 30 October 2007. Retrieved 13 December 2007
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 27 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
- "King awards 1,523 on birthday". Bernama. The Star. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2020.