KUALA LUMPUR: Party membership for Umno remained high even after the 14th General Election, with more than 120,000 people joining the party since then.
Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan (pic) said the party is also still the country’s biggest, with a total membership of over 3.3 million at present.
“Despite these difficult times, Umno’s membership still soared. From May 9,2018, to March 26,2021, the party has 127,214 new members.
“Umno currently has 3,359,368 members and 21,883 party branches. Umno remains the biggest party in the country.
“More importantly, Umno must contest and win more seats in the upcoming general election, ” he said at the opening of the Umno general assembly on Sunday (March 28).
Ahmad said Sabah is the state with the most Umno members, at 583,979.
Johor is the second highest with 451,778 members, followed by Selangor with 421,899.
The divisions with the most members are Lahad Datu, Sabah (46,570 members); Semporna, Sabah (40,296); Libaran, Sabah (38,131); Gombak, Selangor (37,851); and Baling, Kedah (37,512).