|3 years (up to 2 terms)|
Dr. Rais Yatim, PN-BERSATU
since 2 September 2020
Abdul Halim Abdul Samad, BN-UMNO
since 18 April 2016
since 25 February 2020
|As of 14 September 2020[update] |
Barisan Nasional (19)
Perikatan Nasional (17)
Pakatan Harapan (16)
PEJUANG (1)Vacant (4)
|Indirect election and appointments|
|Dewan Negara chamber|
Malaysian Houses of Parliament,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Dewan Negara (Malay for Senate, literally State Assembly) is the upper house of the Parliament of Malaysia, consisting of 70 senators of whom 26 are elected by the state legislative assemblies.
Two senators are elected for each state, while the other 44 are appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King), including four who are appointed to represent the federal territories.
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- ↑ Two independent senators hold ministerial portfolios.