Bentong (federal constituency)

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Bentong (P089)
Pahang constituency
Map of Bentong District, Pahang.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]67,612
Area (km²)[2]1,866

Bentong is a federal constituency in Bentong District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

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

  Malay (46.5%)
  Chinese (41.69%)
  Indian (9.16%)
  Other ethnicities (2.65%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Bentong constituency is divided into 40 polling districts.[4]

State conatituency Polling district Code Location
Bilut(N33) FELDA Lurah Bilut 089/33/01 SMK LKTP Lurah Bilut
Kampung Lebu 089/33/02 SK Lebu
Bandar Bentong 089/33/03 SK Sulaiman
Kemansur 089/33/04 SJK (C) Khai Mun Pagi
Chamang 089/33/05 SJK (T) Bentong
Repas 089/33/06 SJK (C) Khai Mun Repas
Chamang Luar 089/33/07 SJK (C) Khai Mun Chamang
Chamang Baharu 089/33/08 SMJK Khai Mun
Desa Damai 089/33/09 Dewan Orang Ramai Desa Damai
Sungai Penjuring 089/33/10 SJK (C) Sungai Penjuring
Ketari (N34) FELDA Mempaga 2 089/34/01 SK LKTP Mempaga 2
FELDA Mempaga 3 089/34/02 SA Rakyat Mempaga 3
FELDA Mempaga 1 089/34/03 SK LKTP Mempaga 1
Sungai Dua 089/34/04 SK Sungai Dua
Janda Baik 089/34/05 SK Janda Baik
Bukit Tinggi 089/34/06 SJK (C) Bukit Tinggi
Sri Layang 089/34/07 SK Sri Layang
Genting Highlands 089/34/08 Genting Centre of Excellence Residential Staff Complex 8
Benus 089/34/09 SMK Bentong
Ketari 089/34/10 SMK Ketari
Perting 089/34/11 SJK (C) Perting
Kampung Baharu 089/34/12 SK Tuanku Fatimah
Sungai Marong 089/34/13 SJK (C) Ketari
Sabai (N35) FELDA Sertik 089/35/01 SK LKTP Kampung Sertik
Jambu Rias 089/35/02 SK Jambu Rias
Sri Telemong 089/35/03 SJK (T) Sri Telemong
Pekan Karak 089/35/04 SMK Karak
Karak Setia 089/35/05 SMK Karak Setia
Bukit Dinding 089/35/06 SJK (T) Karak
Taman Karak 089/35/07 SJK (C) Karak
Kampung Baru Karak 089/35/08 SK Karak
Pelangai (N36) FELDA Sungai Kemasul 089/36/01 SK LKTP Kemasul
FELDA Chemomoi 089/36/02 SMK LKTP Chemomoi
FELDA Sungai Kemahal 089/36/03 SK LKTP Sungai Kemahal
Kampung Jawi-Jawi 089/36/04 SK Pelangai Jawi-Jawi
Simpang Pelangai 089/36/05 SMK Seri Pelangai
Manchis 089/36/06 SJK (C) Manchis
Sungai Gapoi 089/36/07 Dewan Serbaguna Sungai Gapoi
Telemong 089/36/08 SJK (C) Telemong
Sungai Perdak 089/36/09 Balai Raya Kg. Sungai Perdak

Representation history[edit]

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

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Bentong Bandar Bentong
Benus
Bilut
Karak
Ketari
Mentakab
Pelangai
Sabai Sabai
Semantan

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N33 Bilut Lee Chin Chen PH (DAP)
N34 Ketari Syefura Othman
N35 Sabai Kamache Doray Rajoo
N36 Pelangai Adnan Yaakob BN (UMNO)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N33 Bilut Bentong City Council
N34 Ketari Bentong City Council
N35 Sabai Bentong City Council
N36 Pelangai Bentong City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Wong Tack 25,716 46.67 +46.67
BN Liow Tiong Lai 23,684 42.98 -7.39
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 +2.22
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.[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 Pahang [P.U. (B) 312/2018]" (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 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 -32.95
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 -19.61


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 -10.07


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Liow Tiong Lai 23,104 65.09 -13.15
PKR 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 -13.15


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 +9.81


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 +3.60


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 +2.99


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 16,777 59.13 +7.86
DAP Lip Tuck Chee 10,055 35.44 -1.97
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mat Shum Sidek 1,541 5.43 +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 +4.92


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 15,091 51.27 -15.54
DAP Tommy Liew 11,011 37.41 +4.22
Independent Mohamed Basri Mahidin 3,335 11.33 +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 -9.88


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 16,606 66.81 +4.40
DAP Lip Tuck Chee 8,248 33.19 +2.66
Total valid votes 24,854 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 33,656
Majority 8,358
BN hold Swing +0.87


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Siang Sun 12,064 62.41 N/A
DAP Lau Dak Kee 5,902 30.53 +30.53
Parti Rakyat Malaysia Sakeh @ Seheh Abdul Rashid @ Mohamed Yatim 1,363 7.05 +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 N/A


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 N/A


Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Chan Siang Sun 12,832 65.74 +3.04
Socialist Front Phoon Chee Kai 6,686 34.26 -3.04
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 +3.04


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.

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