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House of Representatives
Dewan Rakyat
14th Parliament
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
None (5-year terms)
Leadership
Speaker
Azhar Azizan Harun, Independent
Since 13 July 2020
Deputy Speaker
Mohd Rashid Hasnon, PN-BERSATU
Since 16 July 2018
Deputy Speaker
Azalina Othman Said, BN-UMNO
Since 13 July 2020
Secretary
Nizam Mydin
Since 13 May 2020
Muhyiddin Yassin, PN-BERSATU
Since 1 March 2020
Leader of the Opposition
Anwar Ibrahim, PH-PKR
Since 13 July 2020
Structure
Seats 222
June 2020 Dewan Rakyat composition.svg
Political groups
As of 2 October  2020 (2020 -10-02)

Government (112)      Perikatan Nasional (50)

  •      BERSATU (31)
  •      PAS (18)
  •      STAR (1)

     Barisan Nasional (43)

  •      UMNO (39)
  •      MCA (2)
  •      MIC (1)
  •      PBRS (1)

     Gabungan Parti Sarawak (18)

  •      PBB (13)
  •      PRS (2)
  •      PDP (2)
  •      SUPP (1)

     PBS (1)

Confidence and supply (1)      Independent (1)

Opposition (108)      Pakatan Harapan (91)

  •      DAP (42)
  •      PKR (38)
  •      AMANAH (11)

     WARISAN (8)      PEJUANG (5)      PSB (2)      UPKO (1)      MUDA (1)

     Vacant (1)
Committees
Elections
First-past-the-post
Last election
9 May 2018
Next election
By 16 September 2023
Meeting place
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Dewan Rakyat chamber
Malaysian Houses of Parliament,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Dewan Rakyat (Malay for 'House of Representatives'; lit. People's Assembly) is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament, the federal legislature of Malaysia.

The Dewan Rakyat sits in the Houses of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur, along with the Dewan Negara, the upper house.

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