Balik Pulau (federal constituency)

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Balik Pulau
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Balik Pulau is a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Taman Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas, Kampong Seronok, Sungai Batu, Telok Kumbar, Pasir Belanda, Gertak Sanggul, Kampung Masjid, Sungai Kongsi, Pondok Upeh, Balik Pulau, Titi Tras, Sungai Burong, Ginting, Pulau Betong, Telok Awak, Telok Bahang, Sungai Pinang, Pantai Acheh, Kuala Sungai Pinang, Sungai Rusa, Jalan Bahru.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Taman Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas, Kampong Seronok, Sungai Batu, Telok Kumbar, Pasir Belanda, Gertak Sanggul, Kampung Masjid, Sungai Kongsi, Pondok Upeh, Balik Pulau, Titi Tras, Sungai Burong, Ginting, Pulau Betong, Telok Awak, Telok Bahang, Sungai Pinang, Pantai Acheh, Kuala Sungai Pinang, Sungai Rusa, Jalan Bahru.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Balik Pulau
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Shamsuri Md. Salleh BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990 Mohamad Subky Abdul Raof
8th 1990-1995 Mohamed Farid Ariffin
9th 1995-1999 Nungsari Ahmad Radhi
10th 1999-2004 Mohd. Zain Omar
11th 2004-2008 Hilmi Yahaya
12th 2008-2013 Mohd Yusmadi Mohd Yusoff PKR
13th 2013–2018 Hilmi Yahaya BN
14th 2018-present Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik PH

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik 25,471 51.17 + 2.96
BN Hilmi Yahaya 19,007 38.18 - 13.61
PAS Muhammad Imran Muhammad Saad 5,298 10.64 + 10.64
Total valid votes 49,776 100.00
Total rejected ballots 631
Unreturned ballots 157
Turnout 50,564 85.58
Registered electors 59,086
Majority 6,464 12.99
PH gain from BN 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.

"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.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hilmi Yahaya 22,318 51.79 + 2.94
PKR Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik 20,779 48.21 - 2.94
Total valid votes 43,097 100.00
Total rejected ballots 612
Unreturned ballots 64
Turnout 43,773 88.18
Registered electors 49,641
Majority 1,539 3.58
BN gain from PKR Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Mohd Yusmadi Mohd Yusoff 15,749 51.15 + 23.23
BN Norraesah Mohamad 15,041 48.85 - 23.23
Total valid votes 30,790 100.00
Total rejected ballots 601
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,391 78.94
Registered electors 39,765
Majority 708 2.30
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hilmi Yahaya 21,114 72.08 + 11.91
KEADILAN Rohana Ariffin 8,177 27.92 - 11.91
Total valid votes 29,291 100.00
Total rejected ballots 564
Unreturned ballots 30
Turnout 29,885 77.40
Registered electors 38,611
Majority 12,937 44.16
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Zain Omar 27,901 60.17 - 24.46
KEADILAN Mansor Othman 18,467 39.83 + 39.83
Total valid votes 46,368 100.00
Total rejected ballots 914
Unreturned ballots 419
Turnout 47,701 76.84
Registered electors 62,078
Majority 9,434 20.34
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nungsari Ahmad Radhi 36,714 84.63 + 20.72
S46 Yahya Jali 6,668 15.37 + 15.37
Total valid votes 43,382 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,429
Unreturned ballots 117
Turnout 44,928 76.09
Registered electors 59,045
Majority 30,046 69.26
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Farid Ariffin 24,118 63.91 + 8.33
PRM Sanusi Osman 13,620 36.09 - 8.33
Total valid votes 37,738 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,043
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,781 76.47
Registered electors 50,714
Majority 10,498 27.82
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamad Subky Abdul Raof 17,393 55.58
PSRM Mohideen Abdul Kader 13,901 44.42
Total valid votes 31,294 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,061
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,355 71.05
Registered electors 45,541
Majority 3,492 11.16
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shamsuri Md. Salleh 21,879 57.85
PSRM Kassim @ Osman Ahmad 15,944 42.15
Total valid votes 37,823 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,193
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,016 74.34
Registered electors 52,485
Majority 5,935
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shamsuri Md. Salleh 19,362 62.11
PSRM Mohideen Abdul Kader 10,044 32.22
PAS Hussein Derani 1,766 5.67
Total valid votes 31,172 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 42,176
Majority 9,318
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shamsuri Md. Salleh 14,686 61.24
PSRM Mohideen Abdul Kader 4,306 17.95
DAP Wan Hussein Wan Mahmood 3,993 16.65
PEKEMAS Nor Rashid Pin 998 4.16
Total valid votes 23,983 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,069
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,052 81.37
Registered electors 30,787
Majority 10,380
This was a new constituency created.

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