Bentong (federal constituency)

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Bentong
Pahang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wong Tack
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018

Bentong is a federal constituency in Pahang, 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 FELDA Lurah Bilut, Sungai Penjuring, Kampung Lebu, Chamang Baharu, Chamang Luar, Chamang, Repas, Kemansur, Bandar Bentong, Desa Damai, Genting Highlands, Ketari, Perting, Kampung Baharu, Sungai Marong, Benus, FELDA Mempaga 1, Sungai Dua, Bukit Tinggi, Janda Baik, FELDA Mempaga 2, FELDA Mempaga 3, FELDA Sertik, Jambu Rias, Karak Setia, Pekan Karak, Kampung Baru Karak, Bukit Dinding, Taman Karak, Sri Telemong, Sungai Perdak, Telemong, Sungai Gapoi, Manchis, Simpang Pelangai, FELDA Sungai Kemasul, FELDA Chemomoi, Kampung Jawi-Jawi, FELDA Sungai Kemahal.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of FELDA Lurah Bilut, Kampung Lebu, Bandar Bentong, Kemansur, Chamang, Repas, Chamang Luar, Chamang Baharu, Desa Damai, Sungai Penjuring, FELDA Mempaga 2, FELDA Mempaga 3, FELDA Mempaga 1, Sungai Dua, Janda Baik, Bukit Tinggi, Sri Layang, Genting Highlands, Benus, Ketari, Perting, Kampung Baharu, Sungai Marong, FELDA Sertik, Jambu Rias, Sri Telemong, Pekan Karak, Karak Setia, Bukit Dinding, Taman Karak, Kampung Baru Karak, FELDA Sungai Kemasul, FELDA Chemomoi, FELDA Sungai Kemahal, Kampung Jawi-Jawi, Simpang Pelangai, Manchis, Sungai Gapoi, Telemong, Sungai Perdak.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bentong
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Chan Siang Sun Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Chan Siang Sun Alliance
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Chan Siang Sun Alliance
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1989
1989-1990 Lim Ah Lek
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Liow Tiong Lai
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Wong Tack PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Wong Tack 25,716 46.67 - 2.96
BN Liow Tiong Lai 23,684 42.98 - 7.39
PAS N. Balasubramaniam 5,706 10.35 + 10.35
Total valid votes 55,106 100.00
Total rejected ballots 783
Unreturned ballots 284
Turnout 56,173 83.39
Registered electors 67,359
Majority 2,032 3.69
PH gain from BN Swing +2.29
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Pahang [P.U. (B) 238/2018]" (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 Pahang [P.U. (B) 312/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Liow Tiong Lai 25,947 50.37 - 16.26
DAP Wong Tack 25,568 49.63 + 49.63
Total valid votes 51,515 100.00
Total rejected ballots 988
Unreturned ballots 125
Turnout 52,628 84.52
Registered electors 62,266
Majority 379 0.74
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Liow Tiong Lai 25,134 66.63 - 5.85
PKR Ponusamy Govindasamy 12,585 33.37 + 33.37
Total valid votes 37,719 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,285
Unreturned ballots 164
Turnout 39,168 73.01
Registered electors 53,651
Majority 12,549 33.26
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Liow Tiong Lai 27,144 72.48 + 7.39
DAP Abu Bakar Lebai Sudin 10,305 27.52 + 27.52
Total valid votes 37,449 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,000
Unreturned ballots 240
Turnout 38,689 73.46
Registered electors 52,666
Majority 16,839 44.96
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Liow Tiong Lai 23,104 65.09 - 13.15
KEADILAN Abdul Wahab Sudin 12,389 34.91 + 13.15
Total valid votes 35,493 100.00
Total rejected ballots 848
Unreturned ballots 655
Turnout 36,996 72.58
Registered electors 50,972
Majority 10,715 30.18
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Ah Lek 26,030 78.24 + 9.81
DAP Leong Chee Meng 7,241 21.76 - 9.81
Total valid votes 33,271 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,465
Unreturned ballots 827
Turnout 35,563 72.38
Registered electors 49,133
Majority 18,789 56.48
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Ah Lek 22,486 68.43 + 7.73
DAP Woo Chee Wan 10,375 31.57 + 0.54
Total valid votes 32,861 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,189
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 34,050 72.64
Registered electors 46,875
Majority 12,111 36.86
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 13 May 1989
Upon the death of incumbent, Chan Siang Sun
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Ah Lek 17,401 60.70 + 1.57
DAP Lip Tuck Chee 8,895 31.03 - 4.41
Independent Mohamed Basri Mahidin 2,137 7.45 + 7.45
Independent M. Palanisamy 193 0.67 + 0.67
Independent R. Appu @ Ramakrishnan 42 0.15 + 0.15
Total valid votes 28,668 100.00
Total rejected ballots 309
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,977 71.99
Registered electors 40,252
Majority 8,506 29.67
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 16,777 59.13
DAP Lip Tuck Chee 10,055 35.44
PAS Mat Shum Sidek 1,541 5.43
Total valid votes 28,373 100.00
Total rejected ballots 718
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 29,091 74.08
Registered electors 39,270
Majority 6,722 23.69
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 15,091 51.27
DAP Tommy Liew 11,011 37.41
Independent Mohamed Basri Mahidin 3,335 11.33
Total valid votes 29,437 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,301
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,738 76.42
Registered electors 40,222
Majority 4,080
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 16,606 66.81
DAP Lip Tuck Chee 8,248 33.19
Total valid votes 24,854 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 33,656
Majority 8,358
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 12,064 62.41
DAP Lau Dak Kee 5,902 30.53
PSRM Sakeh @ Seheh Abdul Rashid @ Mohamed Yatim 1,363 7.05
Total valid votes 19,329 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,378
Majority 6,162
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Chan Siang Sun won uncontested.
Alliance Chan Siang Sun
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 28,187
Majority
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Chan Siang Sun 12,832 65.74
Socialist Front Phoon Chee Kai 6,686 34.26
Total valid votes 19,518 100.00
Total rejected ballots 846
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,364 80.87
Registered electors 25,182
Majority 6,146
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Chan Siang Sun 8,643 62.70
Socialist Front Lim Ong Hang 5,141 37.30
Total valid votes 13,784 100.00
Total rejected ballots 157
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 13,941 78.19
Registered electors 17,829
Majority 3,502
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-16.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-16.