Besut (federal constituency)

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Besut
Terengganu constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Idris Jusoh
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]86,627

Besut is a federal constituency in Terengganu, 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 Pulau Perhentian, Seberang Barat, Kampung Nail, Seberang Barat Luar, Tok Saboh, Kampung Nangka, Kampung Baru, Bukit Puteri, Pekan Seberang Kastam, Seberang Kastam Luar, Kampung Raja Utara, Kampung Raja Selatan, Keluang, Kampung Pinang, Amir Kampung Raja, Gong Bayur Tembila, Tembila, Benting Lintang, Alur Lintang, Mukim Kubang Bemban, Alur Lintah, Tok Raja, Bukit Kenak, Gong Nering, Simpang Tiga Jertih, Bandar Jertih, Seberang Jertih, Padang Luas, Padang Landak, Cerang Meliling, Lubuk Kawah, Alur Keladi, Darau, Kampung Pasir Akar, Pasir Akar Luar, Mukim Tenang, LKTP Tenang, Kampung La, Hulu Besut.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pulau Perhentian, Seberang Barat, Nail, Seberang Barat Luar, Tok Saboh, Kampung Nangka, Kampung Baru, Bukit Puteri, Air Terjun, Pekan Seberang Kastam, Pengkalan Nyireh, Kampung Raja Utara, Kampung Raja Selatan, Keluang, Batu Tumbuh, Amir, Gong Bayur, Tembila, Beting Lintang, Alur Lintang, Gelam Mas, Kubang Bemban, Alur Lintah, Tok Raja, Bukit Kenak, Gong Nering, Simpang Tiga Jertih, Bandar Jertih, Seberang Jertih, Padang Luas, Padang Landak, Nyiur Tujuh, Gong Gucil, Pelagat, Cerang Meliling, Lubuk Kawah, Alur Keladi, Darau, Pasir Akar, Padang Bual, Bukit Payung, FELDA Tenang, Kampung La, Hulu Besut, Kayu Kelat.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Besut
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Burhanuddin al-Helmy PMIP
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Burhanuddin al-Helmy PMIP
2nd 1964-1969 Mohd. Daud Abdul Samad
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[3][4]
3rd 1971-1973 Hussain Sulaiman Alliance
1973-1974 BN (UMNO)
4th 1974-1978 Zakaria Abdul Rahman
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Mohamed Yusof Mohamed Noor
9th 1995-1999 Idris Jusoh
10th 1999-2004 Hassan Mohamed PAS
11th 2004-2008 Abdullah Md Zin BN (UMNO)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Idris Jusoh
14th 2018–present

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Idris Jusoh 34,335 48.40 -8.31
PAS Riduan Mohamad Nor 29,736 41.92 -1.37
PH Wan Nazari Wan Jusoh 6,864 9.68 +9.68
Total valid votes 70,935 100.00
Total rejected ballots 903
Unreturned ballots 485
Turnout 72,323 83.49
Registered electors 86,627
Majority 4,599 6.48
BN hold Swing -3.47
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Terengganu [P.U. (B) 235/2018]" (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 Terengganu [P.U. (B) 309/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Idris Jusoh 35,232 56.71 -4.28
PAS Riduan Mohamad Nor 26,890 43.29 +4.28
Total valid votes 62,122 100.00
Total rejected ballots 641
Unreturned ballots 254
Turnout 63,017 86.84
Registered electors 72,566
Majority 8,342 13.42
BN hold Swing -4.28
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdullah Md Zin 29,376 60.99 +1.26
PAS Husain Awang 18,786 39.01 -1.26
Total valid votes 48,162 100.00
Total rejected ballots 668
Unreturned ballots 473
Turnout 49,303 84.49
Registered electors 58,353
Majority 10,590 21.98
BN hold Swing +1.26
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdullah Md Zin 26,087 59.73 +14.29
PAS Nasharuddin Mat Isa 17,587 40.27 -14.29
Total valid votes 43,674 100.00
Total rejected ballots 683
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 44,357 86.49
Registered electors 51,285
Majority 8,500 19.46
BN gain from PAS Swing +14.29
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Hassan Mohamed 19,166 54.06 +54.06
BN Mohamed Yusof Mohamed Noor 16,109 45.44 -11.17
Independent Wan Ahmad Wan Omar 175 0.49 + 0.49
Total valid votes 35,450 100.00
Total rejected ballots 690
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,140 81.17
Registered electors 44,523
Majority 3,057 8.62
PAS gain from BN Swing +32.62
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Idris Jusoh 19,294 56.61 +5.02
S46 Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman 14,787 43.39 -5.02
Total valid votes 34,081 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,260
Unreturned ballots 96
Turnout 35,437 81.37
Registered electors 43,550
Majority 4,507 13.22
BN hold Swing +5.02
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Yusof Mohamed Noor 16,148 51.59 -8.11
S46 Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman 15,154 48.41 +48.41
Total valid votes 31,302 100.00
Total rejected ballots 702
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,004 83.90
Registered electors 38,145
Majority 994 3.18
BN hold Swing -28.26
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman 15,240 59.70 +2.92
PAS Abdul Latif Mohamad 10,287 40.30 -2.92
Total valid votes 25,527 100.00
Total rejected ballots 547
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 26,074 79.62
Registered electors 32,749
Majority 4,953 19.40
BN hold Swing +2.92
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman 16,753 56.78 +1.07
PAS Cik Man Cik Mat 12,752 43.22 -1.07
Total valid votes 29,505 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,114
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,619 83.34
Registered electors 36,741
Majority 4,001
BN hold Swing +1.07
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman 12,949 55.71 N/A
PAS Mohd. Daud Abdul Samad 10,294 44.29 +44.29
Total valid votes 23,243 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 30,220
Majority 2,655
BN hold Swing N/A
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman won uncontested.
BN Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,810
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing N/A
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hussain Sulaiman 13,830 51.92 +2.23
PMIP Jais Anuar 12,805 48.08 -2.23
Total valid votes 26,635 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,234
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,869 78.46
Registered electors 35,522
Majority 1,025
Alliance gain from PMIP Swing +2.23
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PMIP Mohd. Daud Abdul Samad 10,995 50.31 -20.01
Alliance Abu Bakar Ahmad 10,859 49.69 +20.01
Total valid votes 21,854 100.00
Total rejected ballots 980
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,834 83.22
Registered electors 27,437
Majority 136
PMIP hold Swing -20.01
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes %
PMIP Burhanuddin al-Helmy 9,988 70.32
Alliance Husin Abdullah 4,216 29.68
Total valid votes 14,204 100.00
Total rejected ballots 205
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,409 67.33
Registered electors 21,399
Majority 5,772
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 2018-04-16. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ "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 2016-06-19.
  3. ^ 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.
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