SHAH ALAM (Bernama): Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad polled the highest votes late Friday (Dec 6) in the election to choose 27 committee members for Parti Amanah Negara's National Leadership Committee 2019/2020.
The election process, involving 821 delegates, saw Khalid receiving 786 votes followed by Deputy Human Resource Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar (780), Agriculture and Agro-Based Minister Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub, who is also party deputy president (765), Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof (755) and Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development Dr Hatta Ramli (725).
Also elected in the poll using the e-voting system were Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad with 687 votes, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu, who is also the current party president (681) and Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari (655).
Also making it were Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad (584 votes) as well as two Perak Exco members Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin (553) and Asmuni Awi (429), and Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin (360).
The announcement for 31 posts including the speaker, deputy speaker and two auditors was made by the Chairman of the Election Committee Dr Zulqarnain Lukman, during the 2019 Amanah National Convention at the Ideal Convention Centre (IDCC) here.
The party constitution provides that as soon as the election results are announced, the speaker must call for a meeting among the 27 people elected together with the Wanita Head, Youth Head, Wanita Muda Head and 14 state chairmen.
The meeting is to elect from among the 27 committee members the post of president, deputy president and not more than three vice-presidents.
However, the decision will only be announced on Saturday (Dec 7).
The election using the e-voting method began at 9.46pm and ended at 10.30pm.
The president may appoint from among the National Leadership Committee Members not more than two vice-presidents, secretary-general and several other posts to administer the party. – Bernama
Full list of the Amanah Nasional Leadership Committee
Speaker: Yuhaizad Abdullah
Deputy Speaker: Adnan Saad
Auditor 1): Ali Maasain (winning unopposed)
Auditor 2): Sheikh Khuzaifah Sheikh Abu Bakar (winning unopposed).
Committee Members (number of votes):
1.Khalid Abd Samad (786)
2.Datuk Mahfuz Omar (780)
3.Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub (765)
4.Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof (755)
5.Dr Hatta Ramli (725)
6.Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (687)
7.Mohamad Sabu (681)
8.Adly Zahari (655)
9.Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud (612)
10.Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad Shah (584)
11.Faiz Fadzil (582)
12.Datuk Seri Ir Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin (553)
13.Datuk Mazlin Aliman (544)
14.Nik Omar Nik Abdul Aziz (543)
15.Datuk Hasanuddin Mohd Yunus (460)
16.Suhaizan Kaiat (445)
17.Zolkharnain Abidin (445)
18.Ridzwan Abu Bakar (435)
19. Datuk Asmuni Awi (429)
20.Datuk Wan Abdul Rahim Wan Abdullah (368)
21.Mohamed Hanipa Maidin (360)
22.Abang Kerdee Abang Masagus (359)
23.Datuk Ir Phahrolrazi Mohd Zawawi (339)
24.Mohd Sany Mohd Hamzan (338)
25.Mariam Abdul Rashid (317)
26.Dr Ahmad Termizi Ramli (302)
27.Muhaimin Sulam (299)