2004 – Two years after his father Mahathir Mohamad stepped down as Prime Minister, Mukhriz Mahathir was elected to the executive council of UMNO Youth.
2008 – Mukhriz won the Jerlun Parliament Seat
2013 – Mukhriz won the Kedah State Assembly seat of Ayer Hitam and was appoint Chief Minister of Kedah for the 1st time.
2018 – Mukhriz was appointed Chief Minister of Kedah for the second time when Pakatan Harapan, led by his father, won the general elections.
2020 – Mahathir floated a political scenario in which Mukhriz would become deputy PM.