Baling (federal constituency)

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Baling (P016)
Kedah constituency
Map of Baling District, Kedah.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]109,000
Area (km²)[2]1,540

Baling is a federal constituency in Baling District , 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.

Demographics[edit]

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

  Malay (88.87%)
  Indian (5.14%)
  Chinese (4.38%)
  Other ethnicities (1.61%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Baling constituency is divided into 78 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Bayu (N30) Kampung Batu Lapan 016/30/01 Taman Ummi KEDA Kampung Batu 8
Tanjong Pari 016/30/02 SK Tanjong Pari
Kampung Weng 016/30/03 SK Seri Bayu
Kampung Surau 016/30/04 SMK Siong
Kampung Legong 016/30/05 Tadika KEDA Taman Ummi
Kampung Lalang 016/30/06 SK Siong
Kampung Luar 016/30/07 SJK (C) Kampung Lalang
Kampung Bandar 016/30/08 SK Kampung Bandar
Tandop 016/30/09 SK Penghulu Abu Bakar
Bongor Mesjid 016/30/10 Maktab Mahmud Baling
Bongor Sekolah 016/30/11 SK Penghulu Abu Bakar
Kampung Haji Abbas 016/30/12 Dewan Tabika Kampung Bawah Gunong
Rambong Baling 016/30/13 Dewan Orang Ramai Kampung Rambong
Batu 7 Jalan Kroh 016/30/14 SK Tunku Puan Habsah
Simpang Empat 016/30/15 Tabika Perpaduan Kampung Simpat Empat
Pekan Baling 016/30/16 SK Baling
Bukit Baling 016/30/17 SK Tunku Putera
Sebrang Baling 016/30/18 SJK (C) Yeok Chee
Dalam Wang 016/30/19 SK Dalam Wang
Pekan Pulai 016/30/20 SK Pulai
Pokok Sena 016/30/21 SMK Baling
Telok Teduri 016/30/22 SK Telok Teduri
Sera Mesjid 016/30/23 SK Kampung Sera
Telok Sera 016/30/24 SK Rambong Pulai
Kampung Tiak 016/30/25 SK Tiak
Bendang Padang 016/30/26 Taman Bimbingan Kanak-Kanak Kampung Bendang Bechah
Kuala Kuang 016/30/27 SK Kuala Kuang
Kampung Iboi 016/30/28 SK Iboi
Kupang (N31) Charok Salang 016/31/01 SK Lanai
Kampung Asam Jawa 016/31/02 SK Asam Jawa
Charok Kelian 016/31/03 SK Asam Jawa
Sungai Limau 016/31/04 SK Titi Gantong
Charok Bemban 016/31/05 SMK Syed Abu Bakar
Gua Reban 016/31/06 SK Seberang Ketil
Kampung Padang 016/31/07 SK Kampung Padang
Lanai 016/31/08 SK Lanai
Mengkuang 016/31/09 SMA Tabriah Islamiah (Nadi)
Lubok Kabu 016/31/10 SMK Kuala Pegang
Kuala Pegang 016/31/11 SK Kuala Pegang
Kampung Raha 016/31/12 SK Kuala Kupang
Kampung Landak 016/31/13 SJK (C) Seng Yok
Pekan Kupang 016/31/14 SK Kampung Keda
Kuala Chenerai 016/31/15 SJK (C) Chin Hwa
Ketemba 016/31/16 SK Kuala Pegang
Kampung Sadek 016/31/17 SK Kampung Sadek
Bukit Terabak 016/31/18 SMA (Arab) Diniah Islamiyah
Simpang Jerai 016/31/19 SMK Jerai
Kampung Tanjong 016/31/20 SK Syed Sheh
Ladang Sungai Tawar 016/31/21 Dewan Orang Ramai (Tokong Hindu) Kampung Dara
Badenoch 016/31/22 SMK Bakai
Ulu Bakai 016/31/23 SK Ulu Bakai
Pekan Malau 016/31/24 SK Malau
Badang 016/31/25 SK Badang
Kampung Sidim 016/31/26 SK Badang
Kuala Ketil(N32) FELDA Teloi Kanan 016/32/01 SK Teloi Kanan
Kampung Guar Chempedak 016/32/02 SK Mohd Ariff Abdullah
Padang Kulim 016/32/03 Tabika KEMAS Kampung Padang Kulim
Pekan Baru Kuala Ketil 016/32/04 Dewan Majlis Daerah Baling, Kuala Ketil
Pekan Lama Kuala Ketil 016/32/05 SJK (C) Kuala Ketil
Taman Batu Pekaka 016/32/06 SMK Tanjung Puteri
Batu Pekaka 016/32/07 SK Batu Pekaka
Kampung Thye Seng 016/32/08 Tabika KEMAS Kampung Thye Seng
Kuala Kuli 016/32/09 SK Seri Jemerli
Kampung Jawa 016/32/10 SK Kuala Ketil
Padang Geh 016/32/11 Tabika Perpaduan Taman Seri Wangi
Kuala Merah 016/32/12 SK Kuala Merah
Parit Panjang 016/32/13 SMK Parit Panjang
Kampung Tembak 016/32/14 SK Tembak
Paya Besar 016/32/15 SK Paya Besar
Kuala Samak 016/32/16 SK Kuala Semak
Binjol Dalam 016/32/17 SK Binjul Dalam
Kampung Tawar 016/32/18 SK Tawar
Pekan Tawar 016/32/19 SJK (C) Kong Min
Binjal Luar 016/32/20 SK Binjul
Ladang Malakoff 016/32/21 SJK (T) Ladang Malakoff
Kejal 016/32/22 SK Kampung Selarong
Kampung Bakai 016/32/23 SK Seri Inas
Pelam 016/32/24 SJK (T) Ladang Pelam

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Baling
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Sungei Muda
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Harun Abdullah Alliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Harun Abdullah Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964–1969
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971–1973 Shafie Abdullah Alliance (UMNO)
1973–1974 BN (UMNO)
4th 1974–1978
5th 1978–1982 Mohd. Nakhaie Ahmad PAS
6th 1982–1986 Seroji Haron BN (UMNO)
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 (UMNO)
12th 2008–2013 Taib Azamudden Md Taib PAS
13th 2013–2018 Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim (அப்துல் அஸீஸ் பின் அப்துல் ரஹீம்) BN (UMNO)
14th 2018–present

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Baling Baling Barat
Baling Timor
Bayu
Kuala Ketil
Kupang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N30 Bayu Abd Nasir Idris PN (PAS)
N31 Kupang Najmi Ahmad
N32 Kuala Ketil Mansor Zakaria

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim 38,557 42.60 -10.57
PAS Hassan Saad 37,483 41.41 -5.42
PH Mohd Taufik Yaacob 14,472 15.99 +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 -2.58
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.[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 Kedah [P.U. (B) 307/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
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 +9.07
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 +9.36


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 +5.14


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 -9.33


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 -5.22


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 +2.28


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman 17,995 60.59 +0.39
PAS Haron Othman 11,706 39.41 -0.39
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 +0.39


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Seroji Haron 18,743 60.20 +12.78
PAS Mohd. Nakhaie Ahmad 12,394 39.80 -8.65
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 20.4
BN gain from PAS Swing +10.72


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mohd. Nakhaie Ahmad 13,623 48.45 +48.45
BN Shafie Abdullah 13,332 47.42 N/A
Independent Abu Bakar Sarda 1,161 4.13 +4.13
Total valid votes 28,116 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 37,072
Majority 291 1.03
PAS gain from BN Swing N/A


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 -12.45


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 -2.70


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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