Baling (federal constituency)

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Baling
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]107,213
Area (km²)[2]1,540

Baling is a federal constituency in Kedah, 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Batu Lapan, Tanjong Pari, Kampung Weng, Kampung Surau, Kampung Legong, Kampung Lalang, Kampung Luar, Kampung Bandar, Tandop, Bongor Mesjid, Bongor Sekolah, Kampung Haji Abbas, Rambong Baling, Batu 7 Jalan Kroh, Simpang Empat, Pekan Baling, Bukit Baling, Sebrang Baling, Dalam Wang, Pekan Pulai, Pokok Sena, Telok Teduri, Sera Mesjid, Telok Sera, Kampung Tiak, Bendang Padang, Kuala Kuang, Kampung Iboi, Charok Salang, Kampung Asam Jawa, Charok Kelian, Sungai Limau, Charok Bemban, Gua Reban, Kampung Padang, Lanai, Mengkuang, Lubok Kabu, Kuala Pegang, Kampung Raja, Kampung Landak, Pekan Kupang, Kuala Chenerai, Ketemba, Kampung Sadek, Bukit Terabak, Simpang Jerai, Kampung Tanjong, Ladang Sungai Tawar, Badenoch, Ulu Bakai, Pekan Malau, Badang, Kampung Sidim, FELDA Teloi Kanan, Kampung Guar Chempedak, Padang Kulim, Pekan Baru Kuala Ketil, Pekan Lama Kuala Ketil, Taman Batu Pekaka, Batu Pekaka, Kampung Thye Seng, Kuala Kuli, Kampung Jawa, Padang Geh, Kuala Merah, Parit Panjang, Kampung Tembak, Paya Besar, Kuala Samak, Binjol Dalam, Kampung Tawar, Pekan Tawar, Binjal Luar, Ladang Malakoff, Kejai, Kampung Bakai, Pelam.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Batu Lapan, Tanjong Pari, Kampung Weng, Kampung Surau, Kampung Legong, Kampung Lalang, Kampung Luar, Kampung Bandar, Tandop, Bongor Mesjid, Bongor Sekolah, Kampung Haji Abbas, Rambong Baling, Batu 7 Jalan Kroh, Simpang Empat, Pekan Baling, Bukit Baling, Sebrang Baling, Dalam Wang, Pekan Pulai, Pokok Sena, Telok Teduri, Sera Mesjid, Telok Sera, Kampung Tiak, Bendang Padang, Kuala Kuang, Kampung Iboi, Charok Salang, Kampung Asam Jawa, Charok Kelian, Sungai Limau, Charok Bemban, Gua Reban, Kampung Padang, Lanai, Mengkuang, Lubok Kabu, Kuala Pegang, Kampung Raja, Kampung Landak, Pekan Kupang, Kuala Chenerai, Ketemba, Kampung Sadek, Bukit Terabak, Simpang Jerai, Kampung Tanjong, Ladang Sungai Tawar, Badenoch, Ulu Bakai, Pekan Malau, Badang, Kampung Sidim, FELDA Teloi Kanan, Kampung Guar Chempedak, Padang Kulim, Pekan Baru Kuala Ketil, Pekan Lama Kuala Ketil, Taman Batu Pekaka, Batu Pekaka, Kampung Thye Seng, Kuala Kuli, Kampung Jawa, Padang Geh, Kuala Merah, Parit Panjang, Kampung Tembak, Paya Besar, Kuala Samak, Binjol Dalam, Kampung Tawar, Pekan Tawar, Binjal Luar, Ladang Malakoff, Kejai, Kampung Bakai, Pelam.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Baling
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Harun Abdullah Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Harun Abdullah Alliance
2nd 1964–1969
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd 1971–1973 Shafie Abdullah Alliance
1973–1974 BN
4th 1974–1978
5th 1978–1982 Mohd. Nakhaie Ahmad PAS
6th 1982–1986 Seroji Haron BN
7th 1986–1990 Raja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004 Taib Azamudden Md Taib PAS
11th 2004–2008 Mashitah Ibrahim BN
12th 2008–2013 Taib Azamudden Md Taib PAS
13th 2013–2018 Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim BN
14th 2018–present

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim 38,557 42.60
PAS Hassan Saad 37,483 41.41
PH Mohd Taufik Yaacob 14,472 15.99
Total valid votes 90,512 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,388
Unreturned ballots 228
Turnout 92,128 85.93
Registered electors 107,213
Majority 1,074 1.19
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Kedah [P.U. (B) 233/2018]" (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 Kedah [P.U. (B) 307/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim 43,504 53.17 + 9.07
PAS Najmi Ahmad 38,319 46.83 - 9.07
Total valid votes 81,823 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,091
Unreturned ballots 195
Turnout 83,109 89.20
Registered electors 93,168
Majority 5,185 6.34
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Taib Azamudden Md Taib 36,074 55.90 + 9.36
BN Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim 28,461 44.10 - 9.36
Total valid votes 64,535 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,154
Unreturned ballots 75
Turnout 65,764 83.47
Registered electors 78,784
Majority 7,613 11.80
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mashitah Ibrahim 32,661 53.46 + 5.14
PAS Taib Azamudden Md Taib 28,432 46.54 - 5.14
Total valid votes 61,093 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,109
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 62,202 83.27
Registered electors 74,699
Majority 4,229 6.92
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Taib Azamudden Md Taib 21,468 51.68 - 9.33
BN Bahador Shah Md. Isa 20,074 48.32 + 9.33
Total valid votes 41,542 100.00
Total rejected ballots 664
Unreturned ballots 328
Turnout 42,534 78.93
Registered electors 53,888
Majority 1,394 3.36
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman 21,448 57.65 - 5.22
PAS Mohamad @ Md. Yusoff Ismail 15,755 42.35 + 5.22
Total valid votes 37,203 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,153
Unreturned ballots 60
Turnout 38,416 75.93
Registered electors 50,593
Majority 5,693 15.30
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman 20,590 62.87 + 2.28
PAS Yusof Husin 12,161 37.13 - 2.28
Total valid votes 32,751 100.00
Total rejected ballots 720
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,471 77.94
Registered electors 42,944
Majority 8,429 25.74
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman 17,995 60.59
PAS Haron Othman 11,706 39.41
Total valid votes 29,701 100.00
Total rejected ballots 754
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,455 76.12
Registered electors 40,008
Majority 6,289 21.18
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Seroji Haron 18,743 60.20
PAS Mohd. Nakhaie Ahmad 12,394 39.80
Total valid votes 31,137 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,178
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,315 77.63
Registered electors 41,626
Majority 6,349
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mohd. Nakhaie Ahmad 13,623 48.45
BN Shafie Abdullah 13,332 47.42
Independent Abu Bakar Sarda 1,161 4.13
Total valid votes 28,116 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 37,072
Majority 291
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Shafie Abdullah won uncontested.
BN Shafie Abdullah
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 32,738
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Shafie Abdullah 16,247 59.78 - 8.39
PMIP Mohamed Romli Abdullah 10,932 40.22 + 16.50
Total valid votes 27,179 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,160
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,339 78.26
Registered electors 36,210
Majority 5,315 19.56
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Harun Abdullah 14,970 68.17 - 2.10
PMIP Ya'acob Shafie 5,208 23.72 + 3.30
Socialist Front Abdullah Mohd Hashim 1,782 8.11 + 8.11
Total valid votes 21,960 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,255
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,215 72.96
Registered electors 31,820
Majority 9,762 44.45
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Harun Abdullah 12,118 70.27
PMIP Syed Jan Aljeffri 3,521 20.42
Independent Wan Basor Ali Wan Salim 1,605 9.31
Total valid votes 17,244 100.00
Total rejected ballots 132
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,376 75.41
Registered electors 23,043
Majority 8,597 49.85
This was a new constituency created.

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