The United Alliance of Sabah (Malay: Gabungan Bersatu Sabah; abbreviated: GBS) is a political coalition bringing together Sabah-based opposition parties in Malaysia established by Joseph Pairin Kitingan following the fall of the Barisan Nasional coalition in the 2018 Malaysian general election. The new coalition was intended to include the United Sabah Party, Homeland Solidarity Party and remnants of former Sabah BN members, mainly those of the United Malays National Organisation's Sabah branch led by Musa Aman who was rumoured to have intended on joining to PBS. However, no such move has materialised, with Musa Aman remaining a member of UMNO and BN. The GBS Alliance is not yet registered until now. On September 12, 2020, This coalition was later followed by the Sabah People's Alliance (GRS) founded by Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. (Malay: Gabungan Rakyat Sabah)
|Malay name||Gabungan Bersatu Sabah|
ݢابوڠن برساتو صباح
Shābā tuánjié liánméng
|Chairman||Joseph Pairin Kitingan|
|Deputy Chairmen||Maximus Ongkili |
|Secretary-General||Johnny Juani Mositun|
|Founded||13 June 2018|
|Preceded by||Barisan Nasional (BN) Sabah and Gabungan Sabah (GS)|
|Succeeded by||Sabah People's Alliance (GRS) - (Founded by Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin)|
|Headquarters||Kota Kinabalu, Sabah|
|Youth wing||Pergerakan Pemuda Parti|
|Colours||Light blue and green|
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|Sabah State Legislative Assembly:|
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GBS was founded by 5 political parties in Sabah namely Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS), Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), Parti Solidariti Tanah Air-ku Sabah (STAR Sabah), Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) and UMNO Sabah which has its own autonomy from UMNO Pusat in Sabah.
On February 2020, the parties in the GBS gave their support to the National Alliance (PN) to form a new central government to replace the Pakatan Harapan-led government. PBRS rejoined BN, while SAPP and STAR Sabah joined the National Alliance Party. PBS is back as a single party but supports the National Alliance (PN).
As of 2 March 2020, United Alliance member parties include:
|Parliament||Sabah State Legislative Assembly|
|PBS||United Sabah Party
Parti Bersatu Sabah
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|STAR||Homeland Solidarity Party
Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku
|Sabah regionalism||Jeffrey Kitingan||
1 / 222
6 / 79
|PBRS||United Sabah People's Party
Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah
1 / 222
0 / 79
|SAPP||Sabah Progressive Party
Parti Progresif Sabah
|Progressivism||Yong Teck Lee||
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Dewan Negara (Senate)Edit
United Alliance (Sabah) currently have 1 senator in the Senate
- Guan Dee Koh Hoi (at-large)
Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives)Edit
Members of Parliament of the 14th Malaysian ParliamentEdit
United Alliance (Sabah) currently have 3 MPs in the House of Representatives.
|Sabah||P168||Kota Marudu||Maximus Ongkili||PBS|
|P182||Pensiangan||Arthur Joseph Kurup||PBRS|
Dewan Undangan Negeri (State Legislative Assembly)Edit
Malaysian State Assembly RepresentativesEdit
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- Julia Chan (12 May 2018). "Sabah BN to quit coalition for new platform". The Malay Mail. Yahoo! News Singapore. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
- Stephanie Lee; Fatimah Zainal (12 May 2018). "PBS leaves BN, Musa Aman to leave Umno and join PBS". The Star. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
- Muguntan Vanar; Philip Golingai; Stephanie Lee; Fatimah Zainal; Natasha Joibi (12 May 2018). "Sabah Umno members expected to quit and join PBS to be more 'local'". The Star. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
- "Gabungan Sabah to be spearheaded by PBS: Max". Daily Express. 13 June 2018. Archived from the original on 13 June 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
- "Gabungan Sabah awaits Musa's nod". Daily Express. 13 June 2018. Archived from the original on 14 June 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2018.