Bagan (federal constituency)

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Bagan (P043)
Penang constituency
Bagan federal constituency.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]71,583
Area (km²)[2]20

Bagan is a federal constituency in North Seberang Perai District, Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Bagan's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (71.27%)
  Indian (15.03%)
  Malay (13.35%)
  Other ethnicities (0.36%)

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 1984.

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Bagan constituency is divided into 24 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Sungai Puyu (N07) Bagan Ajam 043/07/01 SK Bagan Ajam
Permatang Tengah 043/07/02 SMJK Chung Ling Butterworth
Sungai Puyu 043/07/03 SK Sungai Puyu
Kampong Bahru 043/07/04 SMK Bagan Jaya
Bagan Lalang 043/07/05 SK Sungai Puyu
Taman Merbau 043/07/06 SK Bagan Ajam
Taman Dedap 043/07/07 SMJK Chung Ling Butterworth
Taman Bunga Tanjung 043/07/08 SMK Bagan Jaya
Bagan Jermal (N08) Bagan Jermal 043/08/01 SK Bagan Jermal
Kubang Buaya 043/08/02 SMK Kampong Kastam
Kampong Gajah 043/08/03 SJK (C) Chung Hwa Pusat
Jalan Mengkuang 043/08/04 SK Bagan Tuan Kechil
Kampong Simpa 043/08/05 SJK (C) Mak Mandin
Mak Mandin 043/08/06 SMK Mak Mandin
Taman Sukaria 043/08/07 SJK (T) Mak Mandin
Taman Melor 043/08/08 SJK (C) Kwang Hwa
Taman Cantik 043/08/09 SJK (C) Mak Mandin
Bagan Dalam (N09) Bagan Luar 043/09/01 SK St Mark
Telaga Ayer 043/09/02 SJK (C) Chung Hwa 1
Taman Bagan 043/04/03 SJK (C) Chung Hwa 2
Kampong Acham 043/04/04 SK Convent 1, Butterworth
Sekolah St Marks 043/40/05 SMK Convent Butterworth
Bagan Dalam 043/09/06 SK Kuala Perai
Jalan Assumption 043/09/07 SK Sungai Nyior

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bagan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Wellesley North
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Tan Cheng Bee (陈清美) Alliance (MCA)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Tan Cheng Bee (陈清美) Alliance (MCA)
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971-1973 Tan Cheng Bee (陈清美) Alliance (MCA)
1973-1974 BN (MCA)
Constituency abolished, renamed to Mata Kuching
Constituency re-created, renamed from Mata Kuching
7th 1986-1990 Teoh Teik Huat (张德发) DAP
8th 1990-1995 Lim Hock Seng (林峰成)
9th 1995 Patto Perumal (பாட்டோ பெருமாள்)
1995-1999 Lim Hock Seng (林峰成)
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Lim Guan Eng (林冠英)
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Bagan Bagan Ajam
Bagan Dalam
Bagan Jermal
Butterworth
Mak Mandin
Perai
Prai
Sungai Puyu

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N7 Sungai Puyu Phee Boon Poh PH (DAP)
N8 Bagan Jermal Soon Lip Chee
N9 Bagan Dalam Satees Muniandy

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Lim Guan Eng 51,653 85.96 +85.96
BN Lee Beng Seng 7,751 12.90 -7.93
Love Malaysia Party Huan Cheng Guan 502 0.84 +0.84
MU Koay Xing Boon 181 0.30 +0.30
Total valid votes 60,087 100.00
Total rejected ballots 463
Unreturned ballots 92
Turnout 60,642 84.72
Registered electors 71,583
Majority 43,902 73.06
PH hold Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 236/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 310/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Guan Eng 46,466 78.62 + 4.33
BN David Chua Teik Siang 12,307 20.83 - 4.88
Love Malaysia Party Lim Kim Chu 328 0.55 + 0.55
Total valid votes 59,101 100.00
Total rejected ballots 634
Unreturned ballots 57
Turnout 59,792 87.28
Registered electors 68,503
Majority 34,159 57.79
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Guan Eng 33,748 74.29 + 20.04
BN Song Choy Leng 11,678 25.71 - 20.04
Total valid votes 45,426 100.00
Total rejected ballots 766
Unreturned ballots 35
Turnout 46,227 77.84
Registered electors 59,385
Majority 22,070 48.88
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Hock Seng 23,095 54.25 + 1.64
BN Lim Chien Aun 19,473 45.75 - 1.64
Total valid votes 42,568 100.00
Total rejected ballots 961
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 43,542 75.96
Registered electors 57,322
Majority 3,622 8.50
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Hock Seng 27,757 52.61 - 11.15
BN Tan Tiao Kuen 24,999 47.39 + 11.33
Total valid votes 52,756 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,084
Unreturned ballots 42
Turnout 53,882 74.72
Registered electors 72,111
Majority 2,758 5.22
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general by-election, 9 September 1995
Upon the death of incumbent, P. Patto
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Hock Seng 27,166 63.76 + 13.65
BN Yeoh Khoon Chooi 15,364 36.06 - 13.83
Independent Tan Kee Chye 75 0.18 + 0.18
Total valid votes 42,605 100.00
Total rejected ballots 681
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 43,286 61.21
Registered electors 70,718
Majority 11,802 27.70
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Patto Perumal 26,524 50.11 - 3.07
BN Yeoh Khoon Chooi 26,406 49.89 + 3.07
Total valid votes 52,930 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,306
Unreturned ballots 142
Turnout 54,378 76.89
Registered electors 70,721
Majority 118 0.22
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Hock Seng 22,673 53.18 - 2.73
BN Sak Cheng Lum 19,959 46.82 + 2.73
Total valid votes 42,632 100.00
Total rejected ballots 790
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 43,422 76.86
Registered electors 56,494
Majority 2,714 6.36
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Teoh Teik Huat 21,759 55.91
BN Chaw Chek Sam 17,158 44.09
Total valid votes 38,917 100.00
Total rejected ballots 927
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,844 72.31
Registered electors 55,105
Majority 4,601 11.82
DAP gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Tan Cheng Bee won uncontested.
Alliance Tan Cheng Bee
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 24,793
Majority
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Tan Cheng Bee 8,925 51.46 +16.7
Socialist Front Mohamed Salleh Yaacob 6,564 37.85?N/A
PMIP Shariff Mohamed Isa 983 5.67 -7.83
UDP M. P. Mathew 871 5.02 N/A
Total valid votes 17,343 100.00
Total rejected ballots 403
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,746 77.82
Registered electors 22,805
Majority 2,361 13.61
Alliance hold Swing


Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Tan Cheng Bee 3,945 34.76
Independent B. H. Oon 3,782 33.33
People's Progressive Party (Malaysia) Pritam Singh 1,792 15.79
PMIP Abdullah Abbas 1,532 13.50
Independent Wee Tiong Ghee 297 2.62
Total valid votes 11,348 100.00
Total rejected ballots 104
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,452 68.58
Registered electors 16,698
Majority 163 1.43
This was a new constituency created.

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