Bayan Baru (federal constituency)

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Bayan Baru
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Sim Tze Tzin
PH
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018

Bayan Baru is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Minden Heights, Universiti Sains, Batu Uban, Sungai Dua, Bukit Jambol, Bukit Gambir, Taman Jubilee, Taman Pekaka, Pantai Jerejak, Taman Seri Nibong, Pintasan Bahagia, Jalan Mahsuri, Bandar Bayan Baru, Jalan Tengah, Taman Melati, Kampong Sungai Ara, Taman Desa Ara, Sungai Tiram, Sungai Kluang, Kampong Naran, Permatang Damar Laut, Batu Maung, Taman Sri Bayan, Taman Bukit Gedung, Teluk Tempoyak.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Minden Heights, Universiti Sains, Batu Uban, Sungai Dua, Bukit Jambol, Bukit Gambir, Taman Jubilee, Taman Pekaka, Pantai Jerejak, Taman Seri Nibong, Pintasan Bahagia, Jalan Mahsuri, Bandar Bayan Baru, Jalan Tengah, Lebuh Mahsuri, Kampong Sungai Ara, Taman Desa Ara, Sungai Tiram, Sungai Kluang, Kampong Naran, Permatang Damar Laut, Batu Maung, Taman Sri Bayan, Taman Bukit Gedung, Teluk Tempoyak.

Representation history[edit]

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

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
PAS 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 gain from PKR 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 % ∆%
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
KEADILAN 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
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
PBS 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
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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