Beruas (federal constituency)

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Beruas (P068)
Perak constituency
DUN Perak 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]79,794
Area (km²)[2]754

Beruas is a federal constituency in Manjung District, Perak, 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 Beruas's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (59.25%)
  Malay (26.33%)
  Indian (14.06%)
  Other ethnicities (0.36%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Beruas constituency is divided into 46 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Pengkalan Baharu (N36) Kampong Pintu Gerbang 068/36/01 Dewan Orang Ramai Pintu Gerbang
Dendang 068/36/02 SK Dendang
Paya Ara 068/36/03 SK Dendang
Bruas 068/36/04 SK Beruas
Bruas Timor 068/36/05 SK Bruas
Bruas Barat 068/36/06 SK Bruas
Ladang Bruas 068/36/07 SJK (T) Beruas
Ulu Bruas 068/36/08 SJK (T) Beruas
Panchor 068/36/09 SK Panchor
Pengkalan Baharu 068/36/10 SK Pengkalan Baharu
Kampong Baharu Sungai Batu 068/36/11 SJK (C) Sungai Batu
Ladang Huntly 068/36/12 SK Ladang Huntly
Kampong Kota 068/36/13 SK Kampong Kota
Kampong Tengah 068/36/14 SK Gelong Gajah
Gelong Gajah 068/36/15 SK Gelong Gajah
Kampong Banjar 068/36/16 Dewan Orang Ramai Kampong Banjar
Kampong Jering New Village 068/36/17 SJK (C) Kampung Jering
Jalan Ayer Tawar 068/36/18 SK Ayer Tawar
Changkat Chermin 068/36/19 SK Changkat Chermin
Paya Nibong 068/36/20 Dewan Orang Ramai Paya Nibong
Pantai Remis (N37) Pantai Remis 068/37/01 SK Pantai Remis
Taman Bintang 068/37/02 SMK Pantai Remis
Kampong Indah 068/37/03 SMK Pantai Remis
Kampong Sungai Batu 068/37/04 SK Sungai Batu
Ladang Segari 068/37/05 SK Segari
Segari 068/37/06 SK Segari
Changkat Keruing 068/37/07 SJK (C) Khuen Hean
Ladang Cashwood 068/37/08 SJK (T) Kampong Tun Sambanthan
Kampong Merbau 068/37/09 SJK (C) Kampong Merbau
Kampong Raja Hitam 068/37/10 SJK (C) Pei Min
Bunga Raya 068/37/11 SK Methodist
Taman Sri Ayer Tawar 068/37/12 SJK (C) Min Te
Ayer Tawar Baharu 068/37/13 SMK Ayer Tawar
Taman Dinding 068/37/14 SMK Ambrose
Ayer Tawar Selatan 068/37/15 SMK Methodist
Ayer Tawar Tengah 068/37/16 SMK Methodist
Astaka(N38) Simpang Lima 068/38/01 SJK (C) Simpang Lima
Pekan Gurney 068/38/02 SJK (C) Pekan Gurney
Simpang Dua 068/38/03 SJK (C) Chien Hua
Astaka 068/38/04 SMK Tok Perdana
Sitiawan 068/38/05 SK Seri Selamat
Taman Pegawai 068/38/06 SK St. Francis
Kampong China Utara 068/38/07 SJK (C) Uk Ing
Kampong China Selatan 068/38/08 SJK (C) Chinese National
Kampong Koh Utara 068/38/09 SMK Methodist (ACS)
Kampong Koh Selatan 068/38/10 SJK (C) Uk Dih

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Beruas
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Dindings
Bruas
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Yeoh Tat Beng (杨达明) Independent
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Yeoh Tat Beng (杨达明) Independent
2nd 1964-1966 Alliance (MCA)
1966-1969 Chew Biow Chuon (周苗存)
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971-1973 Su Liang Yu (苏良佑) PPP
1973-1974 BN (PPP)
4th 1974-1978
5th 1978-1982 Ting Chek Ming (陈则明) DAP
6th 1982-1986 Michael Chen Wing Sum (曾永森) BN (MCA)
Beruas
7th 1986-1990 Lim Keng Yaik (林敬益) BN (GERAKAN)
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 James Ngeh Koo Ham (倪可汉) DAP
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Beruas Astaka
Pantai Remis
Pengkalan Baharu
Bruas Ayer Tawar
Pantai Remis
Pengkalan Baharu

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N36 Pengkalan Baharu Abd. Manap Hashim BN (UMNO)
N37 Pantai Remis Wong May Ing PH (DAP)
N38 Astaka Teoh Yee Chern

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N36 Pengkalan Baharu Manjung Municipal Council
N37 Pantai Remis Manjung Municipal Council
N38 Astaka Manjung Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Ngeh Koo Ham 41,231 68.41 +68.41
BN Pang Chok King 13,277 22.03 -21.46
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohamad Nazeer M K M Hameed 5,759 9.56 +9.56
Total valid votes 60,267 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,009
Unreturned ballots 341
Turnout 61,617 77.22
Registered electors 79,794
Majority 27,954 46.38
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perak [P.U. (B) 237/2018]" (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 Perak [P.U. (B) 311/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Ngeh Koo Ham 21,939 56.51 + 3.45
BN Chang Ko Youn 16,882 43.49 - 3.45
Total valid votes 38,821 100.00
Total rejected ballots 687
Unreturned ballots 78
Turnout 39,586 80.45
Registered electors 49,205
Majority 5,057 13.02
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Ngeh Koo Ham 15,831 53.06 + 11.46
BN Chang Ko Youn 14,003 46.94 - 11.46
Total valid votes 29,834 100.00
Total rejected ballots 889
Unreturned ballots 98
Turnout 30,821 71.22
Registered electors 43,273
Majority 1,828 6.12
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Keng Yaik @ Lim Kheng Heang 15,867 58.40 + 6.59
DAP Nga Hock Cheh 11,303 41.60 - 4.93
Total valid votes 27,170 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,102
Unreturned ballots 56
Turnout 28,328 67.17
Registered electors 42,173
Majority 4,564 16.80
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Keng Yaik @ Lim Kheng Heang 14,256 51.81 - 16.65
DAP Yew Teong Chong 12,801 46.53 + 20.15
MDP Abdul Roni 457 1.66 + 1.66
Total valid votes 27,514 100.00
Total rejected ballots 782
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 28,297 64.02
Registered electors 44,200
Majority 1,455 5.28
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Keng Yaik @ Lim Kheng Heang 18,313 68.46 + 16.86
DAP Chen Lim Piow 7,059 26.38 - 22.02
Independent Ramli Ariffin 708 2.65 + 2.65
Independent Tan Kiat Seng @ Shuk Yik 671 2.51 + 2.51
Total valid votes 26,751 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,050
Unreturned ballots 58
Turnout 27,859 66.56
Registered electors 41,855
Majority 11,254 42.08
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Keng Yaik @ Lim Kheng Heang 13,889 51.60 + 2.78
DAP Ngeh Koo Ham 13,026 48.40 + 3.74
Total valid votes 26,915 100.00
Total rejected ballots 803
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,718 71.38
Registered electors 38,831
Majority 863 3.20
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Keng Yaik @ Lim Kheng Heang 11,926 48.82
DAP Gong Ngie Hea 10,911 44.66
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Hassan Mohamed 1,594 6.52
Total valid votes 24,431 100.00
Total rejected ballots 805
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,236 72.46
Registered electors 34,828
Majority 1,015 4.16
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982: Bruas
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Michael Chen Wing Sum 14,922 63.08
DAP Quek Kow Sia 7,490 31.66
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Yusoff Kassim 1,244 5.26
Total valid votes 23,656 100.00
Total rejected ballots 540
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,196 77.08
Registered electors 31,391
Majority 7,432
BN gain from DAP Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1978: Bruas
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Ting Chek Ming 9,611 46.89
BN Su Liang Yu 9,204 44.90
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Zulkifflie Alias 1,683 8.21
Total valid votes 20,498 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,109
Majority 407
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1974: Bruas
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Su Liang Yu 6,560 42.95
DAP Daing Ibrahim Othman 5,757 37.69
Independent Oh Ka Seng 1,753 11.48
PEKEMAS Teoh Hoi Sim 1,204 7.88
Total valid votes 15,274 100.00
Total rejected ballots 918
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,192 68.77
Registered electors 23,544
Majority 803
BN gain from People's Progressive Party (Malaysia) Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1969: Bruas
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
People's Progressive Party (Malaysia) Su Liang Yu 8,368 41.22
Alliance Chew Biow Chuon 7,900 38.91
PMIP Mohd Rus Jaafar 4,033 19.87
Total valid votes 20,301 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,002
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 21,303 72.41
Registered electors 29,421
Majority 468
People's Progressive Party (Malaysia) gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general by-election, 4 June 1966: Bruas
Upon the death of incumbent, Yeoh Tat Beng
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Chew Biow Chuon 9,464 49.17
People's Progressive Party (Malaysia) Wong Kok Weng 6,426 33.39
PMIP Abdul Rahim Mat Salleh 3,357 17.44
Total valid votes 19,247 100.00
Total rejected ballots 364
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,611 72.60
Registered electors 27,014
Majority 3,038 16.31
Alliance hold Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1964: Bruas
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Yeoh Tat Beng 10,587 53.32
UDP Loi Kiew Hang 6,719 33.84
Independent Pachik Ahmad 2,550 12.84
Total valid votes 19,856 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,002
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,858 79.40
Registered electors 26,270
Majority 3,868
Alliance gain from Independent Swing ?


Malayan general election, 1959: Bruas
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Yeoh Tat Beng 5,967 38.78
Alliance Mohd Noor Mohamed 5,215 33.89
People's Progressive Party (Malaysia) K. Raman 4,205 27.33
Total valid votes 15,387 100.00
Total rejected ballots 913
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,300 66.85
Registered electors 24,383
Majority 752
This was a new constituency created.

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