Besut (federal constituency)

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Besut (P033)
Terengganu constituency
DUN Terengganu 2020 v2.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]86,627
Area (km²)[2]1,027

Besut is a federal constituency in Besut District , 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.

Demographics[edit]

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

  Malay (99.5%)
  Chinese (0.3%)
  Other ethnicities (0.19%)
  Indian (0.01%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Besut constituency is divided into 43 polling districts.[4]

State conatituency Polling district Code Location
Kuala Besut (N01) Pulau Perhentian 03/01/01 SK Pulau Perhentian
Seberang Berat 033/01/02 SK Kuala Besut
Nail 033/01/03 SK Kampung Nail
Seberang Barat Luar 033/01/04 SMK Kuala Besut
Tok Saboh 033/01/05 SK Alor Peroi
Kampung Nangka 033/01/06 SK Kampung Nangka
Kampung Baru 033/01/07 SMK Seri Bukit Puteri
Bukit Puteri 033/01/08 SK Bukit Puteri
Air Terjun 033/01/09 SK Durian Burung
Kota Putera (N02) Pekan Seberang Kastam 033/02/01 SK Pengkalan Nyireh
Pengkalan Nyireh 033/02/02 SMK Permaisuri Nur Zahirah
Kampung Raja Utara 033/02/03 SMK Kampong Raja
Kampung Raja Selatan 033/02/04 SMA Maarif
Keluang 033/02/05 SK Keluang
Batu Tumbuh 033/02/06 SK Tengku Mahmud
Amir 033/02/07 SK Amer
Gong Bayur 033/02/08 SK Tengku Mahmud 2
Tembila 033/02/09 SK Tembila
Beting Lintang 033/02/10 SK Beting Linang
Alur Lintang 033/02/11 SMK Nasiruddin Shah
Gelam Mas 033/02/12 Kolej Vokesional Besut
Jertih (N03) Kubang Bemban 033/03/01 Balai Raya Kg. Tok Donik
Alur Lintah 033/03/02 SK Alor Lintah
Tok Raja 033/03/03 SK Tok Raja
Bukit Kenak 033/03/04 SK Bukit Kenak
Gong Nering 033/03/05 SMK Seri Nering
Simpang Tiga Jertih 033/03/06 SK Pusat Jerteh
Bandar Jertih 033/03/07 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Seberang Jertih 033/03/08 SK Seberang Jerteh
Padang Luas 033/03/09 SK Padang Luas
Padang Landak 033/03/10 SK Padang Landak
Nyiur Tujuh 033/03/11 SK Nyiur Tujuh
Gong Gucil 033/03/12 SK Tanah Merah
Pelagat 033/03/13 SMK Pelagat
Hulu Besut (N04) Cerang Meliling 036/04/01 SK Lubuk Kawah
Lubok Kawah 033/04/02 SMA Wataniah
Alur Keladi 033/04/03 SK Alor Keladi
Darau 033/04/04 SK Darau
Pasir Akar 033/04/05 SK Pasir Akar
Padang Bual 033/04/06 Devan Sivik Pasir Akar
Bukit Payung 033/04/07 SK Seri Payong
FELDA Tenang 033/04/08 SK (FELDA) Tenang
Kampung La 033/04/09 SK Kampung La
Hulu Besut 033/04/10 SK Keruak
Kayu Kelat 033/04/11 SK Tanah Merah

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Besut
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Terengganu Utara
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[5][6]
3rd 1971-1973 Hussain Sulaiman Alliance (UMNO)
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

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary
constituency
State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Besut Besut Tengah
Bukit Kenak
Hulu Besut
Jertih
Kampong Raja
Kampung Raja
Kota Putera
Kuala Besut
Setiu
Ulu Besut

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N1 Kuala Besut Tengku Zaihan Che Ku Abd Rahman BN (UMNO)
N2 Kota Putera Mohd. Nurkhuzaini Ab. Rahman PN (PAS)
N3 Jertih Muhammad Pehimi Yusof BN (UMNO)
N4 Hulu Besut Nawi Mohamad

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N1 Kuala Besut Besut District Council
N2 Kota Putera Besut District Council
N3 Jertih Besut District Council
N4 Hulu Besut Besut District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Idris Jusoh 34,335 48.40 -8.31
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing +14.29


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 13.56
BN hold Swing +1.07


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zakaria @ Ibrahim Abdul Rahman 12,949 55.71 N/A
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 11.42
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 3.84
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 0.62
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 40.64
This was a new constituency created.

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