Bayan Baru (federal constituency)

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Bayan Baru (P052)
Penang constituency
Bayan Baru federal constituency.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]90,780
Area (km²)[2]41

Bayan Baru is a federal constituency in Northeast Penang Island District and Southwest Penang Island District, Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Bayan Baru's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (48.53%)
  Malay (39.6%)
  Indian (11.02%)
  Other ethnicities (0.86%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Bayan Baru constituency is divided into 25 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Batu Uban (N35) Minden Heights 052/35/01 SK Minden Height
Universiti Sains 052/35/02 SK Minden Height
Batu Uban 052/35/03 Kompleks Pencak Silat Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang
Sungai Dua 052/36/04 SJK (C) Keong Hoe
Bukit Jambol 052/35/05 SJK (C) Min Sin
Bukit Gambir 052/35/06 SMK Bukit Gambir
Taman Jubilee 052/35/07 SMK Sungai Nibong
Taman Pekaka 052/36/08 SMK Bukit Jambul
Pantai Jerejak (N36) Pantai Jerejak 052/36/01 SK Sg Nibong
Taman Seri Nibong 052/36/02 SJK (C) Shih Chung Cawangan
Pintasan Bahagia 052/36/03 SJK (C) Kwang Hwa
Jalan Mahsuri 052/36/04 SK Bayan Baru
Bandar Bayan Baru 052/36/05 SMK Raja Tun Uda
Jalan Tengah 052/36/06 SMK Raja Tun Uda
Lebuh Mahsuri 052/36/07 SK Bayan Baru
Batu Maung (N37) Kampong Sungai Ara 052/37/01 SK Sungai Ara
Taman Desa Ara 052/37/02 SMK Sungai Ara
Sungai Tiram 052/37/03 SJK (C) Chung San
Sungai Kluang 052/37/04 SK Seri Permai
Kampong Naran 052/37/05 SJK (C) Wen Khai
Permatang Damar Laut 052/37/06 SK Permatang Damar Laut
Batu Maung 052/37/07 SK Batu Maung
Taman Sri Bayan 052/37/08 SK Mutiara Perdana
Taman Bukit Gedung 052/37/09 SK Seri Permai
Teluk Tempoyak 052/37/10 SMK Batu Maung

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bayan Baru
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Balik Pulau
7th 1986-1990 Peter Paul Dason (பீட்டர் பால் டேசன்) DAP
8th 1990-1995 Ahmad Nor
9th 1995-1999 Wong Kam Hoong (黄锦鸿) BN (MCA)
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2010 Zahrain Mohamed Hashim PKR
2010-2013 Independent
13th 2013-2018 Sim Tze Tzin (沈志勤) PKR
14th 2018-present PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Bayan Baru Batu Maung
Batu Uban
Bukit Gelugor
Pantai Jerejak
Paya Terubong

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N35 Batu Uban Kumaresan Aramugam PH (PKR)
N36 Pantai Jerejak Saifuddin Nasution Ismail
N37 Batu Maung Abdul Halim Hussain

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Sim Tze Tzin 51,555 68.88 + 4.64
BN Chuah Seng Guan 13,804 18.44 - 17.32
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Iszuree Ibrahim 8,757 11.70 + 11.70
MU David Yim Boon Leong 733 0.98 + 0.98
Total valid votes 74,849 100.00
Total rejected ballots 762
Unreturned ballots 273
Turnout 75,884 83.59
Registered electors 90,780
Majority 37,751 50.44
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 % ∆%
PKR Sim Tze Tzin 43,558 64.24 + 1.77
BN Tang Heap Seng 24,251 35.76 - 1.77
Total valid votes 67,809 100.00
Total rejected ballots 850
Unreturned ballots 187
Turnout 68,846 86.98
Registered electors 79,155
Majority 19,307 28.48
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Zahrain Mohamed Hashim 27,618 62.47 + 36.03
BN Ooi Siew Kim 16,589 37.53 - 36.03
Total valid votes 44,207 100.00
Total rejected ballots 655
Unreturned ballots 1,556
Turnout 46,418 76.45
Registered electors 60,713
Majority 11,029 24.94
PKR gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wong Kam Hoong 29,430 73.56 + 15.92
PKR Ong Ping Cheow 10,579 26.44 + 26.44
Total valid votes 40,009 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,010
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 41,020 74.03
Registered electors 55,409
Majority 18,851 47.12
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wong Kam Hoong 35,762 57.64 + 2.32
DAP Zulkifli Mohd Noor 26,281 42.36 - 2.32
Total valid votes 62,043 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,144
Unreturned ballots 201
Turnout 63,388 74.84
Registered electors 80,400
Majority 9,481 15.28
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wong Kam Hoong 32,190 55.32 + 7.69
DAP Ahmad Nor 25,351 43.57 - 8.80
Parti Bersatu Sabah Lakhbir Singh Sadu Singh 648 1.11 + 1.11
Total valid votes 58,189 100.00
Total rejected ballots 908
Unreturned ballots 176
Turnout 59,273 75.55
Registered electors 78,455
Majority 6,839 11.75
BN gain from DAP Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Ahmad Nor 25,853 52.37 + 3.39
BN Khoo Gark Kim 23,513 47.63 - 0.70
Total valid votes 49,366 100.00
Total rejected ballots 814
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 50,180 74.25
Registered electors 67,582
Majority 2,340 4.74
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Peter Paul Dason 19,610 48.98
BN Lee Jong Ki 19,348 48.33
SDP Lim Kah Bin 1,075 2.69
Total valid votes 40,033 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,084
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,117 70.23
Registered electors 58,545
Majority 262 0.65
This was a new constituency created.

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