Women in state legislative assemblies of Malaysia

This article is an overview of representation of women in Malaysia's state legislative assemblies.

Johor

There have been 25 women in the Johor State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Johor State Legislative Assembly, there are 10 women in the 56 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Fatimah Abdul Majid, who was elected as the member for Plentong in 1959. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Johor State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Alliance (UMNO) Fatimah Abdul Majid Plentong 1959 1964 Not Contested
Alliance (UMNO) Hasnah Ahmad Plentong 1964 1974 Transferred
BN (UMNO)
Tiram 1974 1978 Transferred
Kota Tinggi 1978 1982 Not Contested
Alliance (UMNO) Zaharah Abdul Majid Parit Jawa 1969 1974 Transferred
BN (UMNO)
Sri Menanti 1974 1982 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Sabariah Ahmad Kesang 1982 1986 Transferred
Jorak 1986 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Khatijah Md Som Pulai Sebatang 1986 1990 Transferred
Benut 1990 1995 Transferred
Pulai Sebatang 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Atikah Abdullah Sri Medan 1990 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Halimah Mohamed Sadique Gunung Lambak 1995 2004 Transferred
Pasir Raja 2004 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Jamilah Othman Bukit Naning 1999 2004 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Asiah Md Ariff Sedili 1999 2004 Transferred
Johor Lama 2004 2018 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Jamaliah @ Jamilah Endan Kukup 1999 2008 Not Contested
BN (MCA) Lim Kee Moi Yong Peng 2004 2013 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Robia Kosai Sungai Balang 2004 2013 Not Contested
BN (MIC) Murukasvary Thanarajan Tenggaroh 2008 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Hamimah Mansor Penawar 2008 2018 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Norshida Ibrahim Buloh Kasap 2013 2018 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Zaiton Ismail Sungai Balang 2013 Serving
BN (UMNO) Azizah Zakaria Parit Raja 2013 2018 Not Contested
DAP Chew Peck Choo Yong Peng 2013 Serving
DAP Gan Peck Cheng Penggaram 2013 Serving
DAP Liow Cai Tung Johor Jaya 2013 Serving
DAP Wong Shu Qi Senai 2013 2018 Not Contested
PH (Amanah) Nor Hayati Bachok Maharani 2018 Serving
BN (UMNO) Norashidah Ramli Parit Raja 2018 Serving
BN (UMNO) Alwiyah Talib Endau 2018 Serving
PH (BERSATU)
BN (UMNO) Rashidah Ismail Pasir Raja 2018 Serving
BN (UMNO) Sharifah Azizah Syed Zain Penawar 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st13.13%32
2nd13.13%32
3rd26.25%32
4th26.25%32
5th26.25%32
6th13.13%32
7th25.56%36
8th38.33%36
9th410.00%40
10th4[1]10.00%40
11th5[2]8.93%56
12th5[3]8.93%56
13th9[4]16.07%56
14th1017.86%56

Kedah

There have been 16 women in the Kedah State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Kedah State Legislative Assembly, there are 5 women in the 36 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Hamidah Omar, who was elected as the member for Sik-Gurun in 1959. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Kedah State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Alliance (UMNO) Hamidah Omar Sik-Gurun 1959 1964 Transferred
Pokok Sena 1964 1969 Defeated
Alliance (UMNO) Sharimah Mahmud Sik-Gurun 1964 1969 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Azizah Taib Kuala Nerang 1978 1986 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Fatimah Ismail Ayer Puteh 1986 1995 Transferred
Sungai Tiang 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rokiah Hashim Tanjong Dawai 1986 1995 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Barishah @ Habshah Saad Tunjang 1995 2004 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Che Pora Omar Merbau Pulas 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Marlia Abd. Latiff Merbau Pulas 1999 2004 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rosnah Abd. Majid Tanjong Dawai 1999 2004 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Khalidah Adibah Ayob Bukit Kayu Hitam 2004 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Suraya Yaacob Sungai Tiang 2004 Serving
PAS Siti Aishah Ghazali Merbau Pulas 2008 Serving
BN (UMNO) Kama Noriah Ibrahim Pedu 2013 2018 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Norsabrina Mohd Noor Bandar Baharu 2013 Serving
PH (Amanah) Salmee Said Kota Siputeh 2018 Serving
PH (BERSATU) Halimaton Shaadiah Saad Bukit Kayu Hitam 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st14.17%24
2nd28.33%24
3rd00.00%24
4th00.00%26
5th13.85%26
6th13.85%26
7th27.14%28
8th27.14%28
9th38.33%36
10th3[1]8.33%36
11th2[2]5.56%36
12th2[3]5.56%36
13th4[4]11.11%36
14th513.89%36

Kelantan

There have been 7 women in the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Kelantan State Legislative Assembly, there are 2 women in the 45 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Tengku Noor Asiah Tengku Ahmad, who was elected as the member for Sungei Pinang in 1982. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
BN (UMNO) Tengku Noor Asiah Tengku Ahmad Sungei Pinang 1982 1986 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Zaleha Hussin Salor 1986 1990 Defeated
S46 Kelthum Ahmed Temangan 1990 1995 Not Contested
S46 Mek Som Mohamed Mengkebang 1995 1999 Not Contested
PAS Rohani Ibrahim Tanjong Mas 2004 Serving
PAS Wan Ubaidah Omar Kijang 2008 2018 Not Contested
PAS Mumtaz Md Nawi Demit 2013 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st00.00%30
2nd00.00%30
3rd00.00%30
4th00.00%36
5th00.00%36
6th12.78%36
7th12.56%39
8th12.56%39
9th12.33%43
10th0[1]0.00%43
11th1[2]2.22%45
12th2[3]4.44%45
13th3[4]6.67%45
14th24.44%45

Malacca

There have been 8 women in the Malacca State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Malacca State Legislative Assembly, there are 2 women in the 28 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Fatimah Ahmad, who was elected as the member for Bukit Rambai in 1974. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Malacca State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
BN (UMNO) Fatimah Ahmad Bukit Rambai 1974 1986 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Jenah Sarip Bukit Asahan 1986 1995 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Hazizah Mohd Sultan Tangga Batu 1995 1999 Not Contested
DAP Betty Chew Gek Cheng Durian Daun 1999 2004 Transferred
Kota Laksamana 2004 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Ramlah Abas Rim 1999 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Latipah Omar Taboh Naning 2008 Serving
BN (UMNO) Norpipah Abdul Rembia 2008 2018 Defeated
PH (PKR) Ginie Lim Siew Lin Machap Jaya 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st00.00%20
2nd00.00%20
3rd00.00%20
4th15.00%20
5th15.00%20
6th15.00%20
7th15.00%20
8th15.00%20
9th14.00%25
10th2[1]8.00%25
11th2[2]7.14%28
12th3[3]10.71%28
13th2[4]7.14%28
14th27.14%28

Negeri Sembilan

There have been 12 women in the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly, there are 2 women in the 36 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Siti Rahmah Kassim, who was elected as the member for Terentang in 1959. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Alliance (UMNO) Siti Rahmah Kassim Terentang 1959 1969 Not Contested
Alliance (UMNO) Sapiah Talib Johol 1964 1974 Not Contested
BN (UMNO)
BN (UMNO) Khatimah Ibrahim Pantai 1974 1986 Transferred
Ampangan 1986 1990 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Tengku Kalsom Tengku Muda Chik Pilah 1974 1982 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Dermataksiah Abdul Jalil Ampangan 1990 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Napsiah Omar Pilah 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (MCA) Yu Chok Tow Mambau 1999 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Norhayati Omar Pilah 1999 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Bibi Sharliza Mohd Khalid Paroi 2004 2008 Not Contested
DAP Wong May May Mambau 2008 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Zainab Nasir Gemas 2008 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Norhayati Omar Pilah 2013 2018 Defeated
DAP Mary Josephine Pritam Singh Rahang 2013 Serving
PH (DAP) Nicole Tan Lee Koon Bukit Kepayang 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st14.17%24
2nd28.33%24
3rd14.17%24
4th28.33%24
5th28.33%24
6th14.17%24
7th13.57%28
8th13.57%28
9th26.25%32
10th2[1]6.25%32
11th3[2]8.33%36
12th2[3]5.56%36
13th2[4]5.56%36
14th25.56%36

Pahang

There have been 13 women in the Pahang State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Pahang State Legislative Assembly, there are 4 women in the 42 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Mahimon Harun, who was elected as the member for Telok Sisek in 1959. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Pahang State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Alliance (UMNO) Mahimon Harun Telok Sisek 1959 1974 Not Contested
BN (UMNO)
BN (UMNO) Sariah Kamiso Jengka 1974 1982 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Shamsiah Abdul Hamid Bandar Pekan 1974 1982 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Kamariah Mat Noh Tembeling 1982 1990 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Latifah Abdul Ghaffar Beserah 1982 1986 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rahimah Mohammad Rawi Tembeling 1990 1995 Not Contested
Tahan 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Maznah Mazlan Muadzam Shah 1995 2018 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rosni Zahari Hulu Jempol 1999 2004 Transferred
Kuala Sentul 2004 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Shahaniza Shamsuddin Kuala Sentul 2008 Serving
BN (UMNO) Nurhidayah Mohamad Shahaimi Luit 2013 2018 Defeated
DAP Kamache Doray Rajoo Sabai 2013 Serving
PH (DAP)
DAP Leong Yu Man Triang 2013 Serving
PH (DAP)
PH (DAP) Syefura Othman Ketari 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st14.17%24
2nd14.17%24
3rd14.17%24
4th26.25%32
5th26.25%32
6th26.25%32
7th13.03%33
8th13.03%33
9th25.26%38
10th2[1]5.26%38
11th2[2]4.76%42
12th2[3]4.76%42
13th5[4]11.90%42
14th49.52%42

Penang

There have been 16 women in the Penang State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Penang State Legislative Assembly, there are 6 women in the 40 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidates for the Legislative Assembly were Ragayah Ariff and Kee Phaik Cheen, who were elected as the member for Sungai Acheh and Batu Uban respectively in 1986. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Penang State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
BN (UMNO) Ragayah Ariff Sungai Acheh 1986 1990 Not Contested
BN (Gerakan) Kee Phaik Cheen Batu Uban 1986 2004 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rokiah Bee Hassan Telok Ayer Tawar 1990 1995 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Jahara Hamid Telok Ayer Tawar 1995 2018 Not Contested
DAP Chong Eng Batu Lancang 1995 1999 Defeated
BN (MCA) Tan Cheng Liang Jawi 1995 2008 Defeated
BN (Gerakan) Ng Siew Lai Bukit Tengah 1999 2008 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Siti Faridah Arshad Telok Bahang 2004 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Zabariah Abdul Wahab Bertam 2008 2013 Not Contested
DAP Ong Kok Fooi Berapit 2008 2018 Not Contested
PKR Norlela Ariffin Penanti 2013 Serving
PH (PKR)
DAP Chong Eng Padang Lalang 2013 Serving
PH (DAP)
DAP Yap Soo Huey Pulau Tikus 2013 2018 Not Contested
DAP Lim Siew Khim Sungai Pinang 2013 Serving
PH (DAP)
BN (UMNO) Nor Hafizah Othman Permatang Berangan 2018 Serving
PH (DAP) Heng Lee Lee Berapit 2018 Serving
PH (DAP) Syerleena Abdul Rashid Seri Delima 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st00.00%24
2nd00.00%24
3rd00.00%24
4th00.00%27
5th00.00%27
6th00.00%27
7th26.06%33
8th26.06%33
9th412.12%33
10th4[1]12.12%33
11th4[2]10.00%40
12th3[3]7.50%40
13th6[4]15.00%40
14th615.00%40

Perak

There have been 23 women in the Perak State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Perak State Legislative Assembly, there are 7 women in the 59 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidates for the Legislative Assembly were Halimah Abdul Raof and Som Abdullah, who were elected as the member for Parit Buntar and Batak Rabit respectively in 1959. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Perak State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Alliance (UMNO) Halimah Abdul Raof Parit Buntar 1959 1974 Not Contested
BN (UMNO)
Alliance (UMNO) Som Abdullah Batak Rabit 1959 1969 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Munah Lebai Rafar Chenderiang 1974 1978 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Mahwany @ Radziah Marahuddin Hutan Melintang 1974 1990 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rokiah Kayat Bota 1978 1986 Not Contested
BN (MCA) Wu Lian Hwa Kuala Pari 1982 1986 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Zainab Ibrahim Belanja 1986 1995 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Mazidah Zakaria Sungai Rokam 1990 1995 Transferred
Hulu Kinta 1995 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Khamsiyah Yeop Kenering 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Ainon Khariyah Mohd Abas Kampong Gajah 1999 2004 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Siti Salmah Mat Jusak Chenderoh 2004 2013 Transferred
Lubok Merbau 2013 2018 Not Contested
DAP Hee Yit Foong Jelapang 2004 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Hamidah Osman Sungai Rapat 2004 2013 Defeated
DAP Leong Mee Meng Jalong 2008 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rusnah Kassim Hulu Kinta 2008 2013 Transferred
Behrang 2013 2018 Defeated
DAP Lim Pek Har Menglembu 2008 2018 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi Tualang Sekah 2008 Serving
BN (UMNO) Wan Norashikin Wan Noordin Kampong Gajah 2008 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Salbiah Mohamed Temengor 2013 Serving
PKR Chua Yee Ling Kuala Sapetang 2013 2018 Defeated
DAP Wong May Ing Pantai Remis 2013 Serving
PH (DAP)
BN (UMNO) Jamilah Zakaria Trong 2018 Serving
PH (DAP) Jenny Choy Tsi Jen Canning 2018 Serving
BN (UMNO) Wan Norashikin Wan Noordin Kampong Gajah 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st25.00%40
2nd25.00%40
3rd12.50%40
4th24.76%42
5th24.76%42
6th37.14%42
7th24.35%46
8th24.35%46
9th23.85%52
10th2[1]3.85%52
11th4[2]6.78%59
12th8[3]13.56%59
13th7[4]11.86%59
14th6[5]10.17%59

Perlis

There have been 9 women in the Perlis State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Perlis State Legislative Assembly, there are 4 women in the 15 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Ramlah @ Che Ah Long, who was elected as the member for Kayang in 1990. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Perlis State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
BN (UMNO) Ramlah @ Che Ah Long Kayang 1990 1999 Not Contested
Simpang Empat
BN (UMNO) Sopiah Ahmad Bintong 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Azihani Ali Sena 1999 2008 Not Contested
BN (MCA) Oui Ah Lan @ Ng Ah Lan Indera Kayangan 2002 2008 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Asmaiza Ahmad Chuping 2013 Serving
BN (UMNO) Rela Ahmad Bintong 2013 2018 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Siti Berenee Yahaya Mata Ayer 2018 Serving
PH (PKR) Gan Ay Ling Indera Kayangan 2018 Serving
BN (UMNO) Rozieana Ahmad Pauh 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st00.00%12
2nd00.00%12
3rd00.00%12
4th00.00%12
5th00.00%12
6th00.00%12
7th00.00%14
8th17.14%14
9th213.33%15
10th16.67%15
10th
(after 2002)
2[6]13.33%15
11th2[7]13.33%15
12th0[4]0.00%15
13th2[4]13.33%15
14th426.67%15

Timeline

Sarawak

There have been 14 women in the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1867. In the 18th Sarawak State Legislative Assembly, there are 7 women in the 82 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1969. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Ajibah Abol, who was elected as the member for Semariang in 1971. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Alliance (BUMIPUTERA) Ajibah Abol Semariang 1971 1976 Died
BN (PBB)
BN (PBB) Hafsah Harun Semariang 1976 1979 Transferred
Petra Jaya 1979 1987 Not Contested
BN (PBB) Sharifah Mordiah Tuanku Fauzi Sebandi 1979 1983 Not Contested
Petra Jaya 1987 1991 Transferred
Pantai Damai 1991 2001 Transferred
Samariang 2001 2006 Not Contested
BN (PBB) Dona Babel Samariang 1996 2001 Not Contested
BN (SUPP) Lily Yong Lee Lee Padungan 2001 2006 Defeated
BN (PBB) Fatimah Abdullah Dalat 2001 Serving
BN (PBB) Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali Samariang 2006 Serving
DAP Violet Yong Wui Wui Pending 2006 Serving
BN (PBB) Simoi Peri Lingga 2006 Serving
DAP Ting Tze Fui Meradong 2006 2016 Defeated
BN (PBB) Rosey Yunus Bekenu 2006 Serving
DAP Christina Chiew Wang See Batu Kawah 2011 2016 Defeated
DAP Irene Mary Chang Oi Ling Bukit Assek 2016 Serving
BN (PBB) Jamilah Anu Tanjong Datu 2017 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
8th12.08%48
9th24.17%48
10th24.17%48
11th12.08%48
12th12.08%48
13th11.79%56
14th23.23%62
15th3[1][2]4.84%62
16th6[3]8.45%71
17th7[8]9.86%71
18th79.86%82

Sabah

There have been 16 women in the Sabah State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1963. In the 15th Sabah State Legislative Assembly, there are 7 women in the 60 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1967. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Rahimah Stephens, who was elected as the member for Kiulu in 1976. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Sabah State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
BERJAYA Rahimah Stephens Kiulu 1976 1985 Not Contested
BERJAYA Kolnah Sahih Kuala Kinabatangan 1981 1985 Not Contested
USNO Azizah Mohd Dun Klias 1985 1986 Not Contested
USNO Dayang Mahani Pengiran Ahmad Raffae Lumadan 1985 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO)
PBS Ariah Tengku Ahmad Kawang 1986 1994 Defeated
PBS Jamilah Sulaiman Sipitang 1990 1994 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Sarinum Sadikun Lumadan 1999 2008 Not Contested
BN (PBS) Jornah Mozihim Matunggong 2004 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Jainab Ahmad Karambunai 2004 2018 Defeated
BN (SAPP) Melanie Chia Chui Ket Luyang 2004 2013 Not Contested
BN (PBS) Lasiah Baranting @ Anita Tandek 2008 Serving
BN (UMNO) Azizah Mohd Dun Klias 2008 2013 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Hamisah Samad Tanjong Batu 2008 Serving
BN (PBS) Julita Majunki Matunggong 2018 Serving
PH (PKR) Christina Liew Chin Jin Api-Api 2018 Serving
DAP Janie Lasimbang Kapayan 2018 Serving
PH (DAP)
WARISAN Jenifer Lasimbang Moyog 2018 Serving
WARISAN Norazlinah Arif Kunak 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
3rd00.00%32
4th00.00%32
5th12.08%48
6th12.08%48
7th24.17%48
8th24.17%48
9th36.25%48
10th12.08%48
11th1[1]2.08%48
12th4[2]6.67%60
13th6[3]10.00%60
14th3[4]5.00%60
15th711.67%60

Selangor

There have been 35 women in the Selangor State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Selangor State Legislative Assembly, there are 12 women in the 56 member Legislative Assembly.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidates for the Legislative Assembly were Ganga Nayar and Salmah Mohd Salleh, who were elected as the member for Serendah and Semenyih respectively in 1971. Since then there have continuously been female members in the Assembly.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Gerakan Ganga Nayar Serendah 1971 1974 Not Contested
Alliance (UMNO) Salmah Mohd. Salleh Semenyih 1971 1978 Not Contested
BN (UMNO)
BN (UMNO) Norsiah Abdul Rahim Jeram 1974 1982 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Zaleha Ismail Permatang 1978 1982 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Fatimah Suhaimi Banting 1982 1995 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rakibah Abdul Manap Hulu Kelang 1986 1990 Not Contested
DAP Oon Hong Geok Taman Aman 1986 1995 Transferred
Damansara Utama 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Mesrah Selamat Jeram 1995 2004 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Rakibah Abdul Manap Gombak Setia 1995 1999 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Norkhaila Jamaluddin Taman Medan 1999 2004 Not Contested
BN (MIC) Kamala Ganapathy Kota Raja 1999 2004 Transferred
Seri Andalas 2004 2008 Defeated
BN (MCA) Low Lee Leng Kajang 2004 2008 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Seripah Noli Syed Hussin Seri Setia 2004 2008 Defeated
BN (Gerakan) Yong Dai Ying Bukit Lanjan 2004 2008 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Norliza Ahmad Selat Klang 2004 2008 Defeated
PKR Gan Pei Nei Rawang 2008 2018 Not Contested
DAP Lee Ying Ha Teratai 2008 2013 Defeated
DAP Teresa Kok Suh Sim Kinrara 2008 2013 Not Contested
DAP Hannah Yeoh Tseow Suan Subang Jaya 2008 2018 Not Contested
PKR Haniza Mohamed Talha Taman Medan 2008 2018 Transferred
PH (PKR) Lembah Jaya 2018 Serving
PKR Elizabeth Wong Keat Ping Bukit Lanjan 2008 Serving
PH (PKR)
PKR Rodziah Ismail Batu Tiga 2008 Serving
PH (PKR)
PAS Halimah Ali Selat Klang 2008 2018 Defeated
BN (UMNO) Rosni Sohar Hulu Bernam 2013 Serving
DAP Lee Kee Hiong Kuala Kubu Baharu 2013 Serving
PH (DAP)
DAP Tiew Way Keng Teratai 2013 2018 Not Contested
PAS Noor Hanim Ismail Seri Serdang 2013 2018 Defeated
DAP Yeo Bee Yin Damansara Utama 2013 2018 Not Contested
BN (UMNO) Halimaton Saadiah Bohan Kota Damansara 2013 2018 Defeated
PKR Daroyah Alwi Sementa 2013 Serving
PH (PKR)
DAP Lai Nyuk Lan Sungai Pelek 2013 2018 Not Contested
PKR Wan Azizah Wan Ismail Kajang 2014 2018 Not Contested
PH (PKR) Rozana Zainal Abidin Permatang 2018 Serving
PH (PKR) Juwairiya Zulkifli Bukit Melawati 2018 Serving
PH (Amanah) Siti Mariah Mahmud Seri Serdang 2018 Serving
PH (DAP) Michelle Ng Mei Sze Subang Jaya 2018 Serving
PH (DAP) Lim Yi Wei Kampung Tunku 2018 Serving
PH (DAP) Jamaliah Jamaluddin Bandar Utama 2018 Serving

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st00.00%28
2nd00.00%28
3rd27.14%28
4th26.06%33
5th26.06%33
6th13.03%33
7th37.14%42
8th24.76%42
9th36.25%48
10th3[1]6.25%48
11th5[2]8.93%56
12th8[3]14.29%56
13th14[4]25.00%56
13th
(after 2014)
1526.79%56
14th1221.43%56

Terengganu

There has been 1 woman in the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly since its establishment in 1959. In the 14th Terengganu State Legislative Assembly, there are no women in the 32 member Legislative Assembly but there one women was nominated directly not by election as member in 2018.

Women have had the right to vote and the right to stand as candidates since 1959. The first successful female candidate for the Legislative Assembly was Teh Hassan, who was elected as the member for Chukai in 1971.

This is an incomplete list of women who have served as members of the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly, ordered by seniority. This list includes women who served in the past and who continue to serve in the present.

Party Name Constituency Year elected Year left Reason
Alliance (UMNO) Teh Hassan Chukai 1971 1974 Not Contested
BN (UMNO)

Proportion

AssemblyNumber of
women members
Percentage of
women members
Total members
(including men)
1st00.00%24
2nd00.00%24
3rd14.17%24
4th00.00%28
5th00.00%28
6th00.00%28
7th00.00%32
8th00.00%32
9th00.00%32
10th0[1]0.00%32
11th0[2]0.00%32
12th0[3]0.00%32
13th0[4]0.00%32
14th00.00%32

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