Ronald Kiandee (born 10 January 1961) is a Malaysian politician. A member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) and its vice-president since August 2020, he has served as Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries for the second term in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob since August 2021. He served his first term in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin from March 2020 to August 2021 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Beluran since November 1999. He served as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration from 2018 to 2019 and Deputy Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat in the BN administration from 2008 to 2018. 
|Vice-President of the |
Malaysian United Indigenous Party
|Assumed office |
23 August 2020
|Preceded by||Ab. Rashid Ab. Rahman|
|2020–||Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries|
|Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat|
|2020||Malaysian United Indigenous Party|
|2008–2018||Deputy Speaker of Dewan Rakyat|
|2018–2019||Chairman of Public Accounts Committee|
|Born||10 January 1961|
Beluran, Sandakan, Crown Colony of North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia)
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) (until 2018)|
Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) (2019-present)
|Barisan Nasional (BN) (until 2018)|
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2019-2020)
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (2020-present)
|Alma mater||Universiti Putra Malaysia (BSc)|
Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (MBA)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (PhD)
Kiandee was elected to Dewan Rakyat first in the 1999 election. He was Deputy Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat from April 2008 to the collapse of the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration in May 2018 and chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) from 2018 to 2019.
|1999||Ronald Kiandee (UMNO)||6,562||54%||Dennis Rantau (PBS)||5,286||43%|
|2004||Ronald Kiandee (UMNO)|
|2008||Ronald Kiandee (UMNO)||7,090||57%||Ramsah Tasim (IND)||2,738||22%|
|2013||Ronald Kiandee (UMNO)||13,174||72%||James Miki (PKR)||3,186||17%|
|2018||Ronald Kiandee (UMNO)||13,007||45.6%2||Japar Zairun (WARISAN)||5,892||20.7%2|
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.
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- Yiswaree Palansamy (7 August 2018). "Former deputy speaker Kiandee appointed PAC chief". Malay Mail. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
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- 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.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).
- "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 17 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
- "SEMAKAN PENERIMA DARJAH KEBESARAN, BINTANG DAN PINGAT". Prime Minister's Department (Malaysia). Retrieved 25 October 2018.
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