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Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly

The Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly (Malay: Dewan Undangan Negeri Sembilan) is the state legislature of the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan. It consists of 36 members who represent single-member constituencies throughout the state. Elections are held no more than five years apart, and are usually conducted simultaneously with elections to the federal parliament and other state assemblies (except Sarawak). It is unicameral.

Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly

Dewan Undangan Negeri Negeri Sembilan
ديوان اوندڠن نڬري سمبيلن
14th Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded1959
Leadership
Yang di-Pertuan Besar
Tuanku Muhriz
since 29 December 2008
Speaker
Zulkefly Mohamad Omar, PHAMANAH
since 2 July 2018
Deputy Speaker
Ravi Munusamy, PHPKR
since 2 July 2018
Aminuddin Harun, PHPKR
since 12 May 2018
Opposition Leader
Mohamad Hasan, BN-UMNO
since 2 July 2018
Secretary
Mohd Amin Ludin
Structure
Seats36
Quorum: 12
Simple majority: 19
Two-thirds majority: 24
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Political groups
(As of 13 April 2019)

Government:
     Pakatan Harapan (20)

Opposition:
     Barisan Nasional (16)

  •      UMNO (15)
  •      MIC (1)
Committees
Elections
Plurality: First-past-the-post (36 single-member constituencies)
Last election
9 May 2018
Next election
2 September 2023 or earlier
Meeting place
Wisma Negeri, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Website
www.ns.gov.my

The Assembly convenes at the Wisma Negeri in the state capital, Seremban.

Current compositionEdit

20 16
PH BN
No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party) Post
PH 20 | BN 16
N1 Chennah Anthony Loke Siew Fook PH (DAP) N/A
N2 Pertang Noor Azmi Yusuf BN (UMNO)
N3 Sungai Lui Mohd Razi Mohd Ali BN (UMNO)
N4 Kelawang Bakri Sawir PH (AMANAH) EXCO member
N5 Serting Shamshulkahar Mohd. Deli BN (UMNO) N/A
N6 Palong Mustafa Nagoor BN (UMNO)
N7 Jeram Padang Manickam Letchuman BN (MIC)
N8 Bahau Teo Kok Seong PH (DAP) EXCO member
N9 Lenggeng Suhaimi Kassim PH (AMANAH) N/A
N10 Nilai Arul Kumar Jambunathan PH (DAP) EXCO member
N11 Lobak Chew Seh Yong PH (DAP) N/A
N12 Temiang Ng Chin Tsai PH (DAP)
N13 Sikamat Aminuddin Harun PH (PKR) Menteri Besar
N14 Ampangan Mohamad Rafie Ab. Malik PH (PKR) EXCO member
N15 Juasseh Ismail Lasim BN (UMNO) N/A
N16 Seri Menanti Abdul Samad Ibrahim BN (UMNO)
N17 Senaling Adnan Abu Hasan BN (UMNO)
N18 Pilah Mohamad Nazaruddin Sabtu PH (PKR) EXCO member
N19 Johol Saiful Yazan Sulaiman BN (UMNO) N/A
N20 Labu Ismail Ahmad PH (PKR) EXCO member
N21 Bukit Kepayang Tan Lee Koon PH (DAP) EXCO member
N22 Rahang Mary Josephine Pritam Singh PH (DAP) N/A
N23 Mambau Yap Yew Weng PH (DAP)
N24 Seremban Jaya Gunasekaren Palasamy PH (DAP)
N25 Paroi Mohamad Taufek Abd. Ghani PH (AMANAH) EXCO member
N26 Chembong Zaifulbahri Idris BN (UMNO) N/A
N27 Rantau Mohamad Hasan BN (UMNO)
N28 Kota Awaludin Said BN (UMNO)
N29 Chuah Yek Diew Ching PH (PKR)
N30 Lukut Choo Ken Hwa PH (DAP) EXCO member
N31 Bagan Pinang Tun Hairuddin Abu Bakar BN (UMNO) N/A
N32 Linggi Abd Rahman Mohd Redza BN (UMNO)
N33 Sri Tanjung Ravi Munusamy PH (PKR) Deputy Speaker
N34 Gemas Abdul Razak Said BN (UMNO) N/A
N35 Gemencheh Mohd Isam Mohd Isa BN (UMNO)
N36 Repah Veerapan Superamaniam PH (DAP) EXCO member

Seating arrangementEdit

RoleEdit

The Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly's main function is to enact laws that apply in the state. The Speaker presides over proceedings in the Assembly.

The Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, as head of state, opens each session of the State Assembly. During the first sitting of each legislative session, he is joined by the four Undangs of Negeri Sembilan and the Tunku Besar of Tampin, the very people who elected him.[1]

The leader of the majority party of coalition in the Assembly assumes the role of Menteri Besar. He appoints members of the State Executive Council, the executive branch of the Negeri Sembilan government.

Election pendulumEdit

The 14th General Election witnessed 20 governmental seats and 16 non-governmental seats filled the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly. The government side has 11 safe seats and 1 fairly safe seat, while the non-government side has 3 safe seats and 3 fairly safe seats. In addition, there were 1 seat that win uncontested in non-governmental seats; namely Rantau (won by incumbent assemblyman, Mohamad Hasan).

GOVERNMENT SEATS
Marginal
Labu Ismail Ahmad PKR 45.72
Lenggeng Suhaimi Kassim AMANAH 47.99
Chennah Anthony Loke Siew Fook DAP 50.91
Kelawang Bakri Sawir AMANAH 51.39
Ampangan Mohamad Rafie Ab. Malik PKR 51.43
Pilah Mohamad Nazaruddin Sabtu PKR 51.80
Paroi Mohamad Taufek Abd. Ghani AMANAH 52.18
Sikamat Aminuddin Harun PKR 55.87
Fairly safe
Repah Veerapan Superamaniam DAP 58.57
Safe
Sri Tanjung Ravi Munusamy PKR 62.62
Bahau Teo Kok Seong DAP 64.74
Temiang Ng Chin Tsai DAP 64.81
Chuah Michael Yek Diew Ching PKR 65.81
Nilai Arul Kumar Jambunathan DAP 68.48
Rahang Mary Josephine Pritam Singh DAP 73.98
Lukut Choo Ken Hwa DAP 79.00
Seremban Jaya Gunasekaren Palasamy DAP 80.41
Bukit Kepayang Nicole Tan Lee Koon DAP 83.29
Mambau Yap Yew Weng DAP 85.04
Lobak Chew Seh Yong DAP 87.46
NON-GOVERNMENT SEATS
Marginal
Jeram Padang Manickam Letchuman MIC 39.26
Gemencheh Mohd. Isam Mohd. Isa UMNO 47.38
Linggi Abdul Rahman Mohd. Redza UMNO 48.53
Pertang Noor Azmi Yusuf UMNO 49.00
Johol Saiful Yazan Sulaiman UMNO 49.34
Juasseh Ismail Lasim UMNO 50.41
Seri Menanti Abdul Samad Ibrahim UMNO 50.45
Senaling Adnan Abu Hassan UMNO 52.86
Serting Shamsulkahar Mohd. Deli UMNO 55.48
Fairly safe
Gemas Abdul Razak Said UMNO 56.16
Kota Awaludin Said UMNO 57.39
Bagan Pinang Tun Hairuddin Abu Bakar UMNO 57.83
Safe
Chembong Zaifulbahri Idris UMNO 60.45
Sungai Lui Mohd. Razi Mohd. Ali UMNO 62.56
Palong Mustafa Nagoor UMNO 66.15
*Won Uncontested
Rantau Mohamad Hasan UMNO n/a

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 12th Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly begins Loke Siew Fook. 25 April 2008. Accessed 18 June 2010

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