Bukit Bendera (federal constituency)

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Bukit Bendera
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
Legislature Dewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wong Hon Wai
DAP
Constituency created 1974
First contested 1974
Last contested 2018

Bukit Bendera is a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 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 Batu Feringgi, Jalan Vale of Tempe, Kampong Tanjong Bunga, Seaview Park, Jalan Gajah, Tanjong Tokong, Sungai Kelian, Bukit Bendera, Stesyen Bawah, Jalan Lintang, Hye Keat Estate, Reservoir Gardens, Race Course, Taman Sempadan, Fettes Park, Ladang Hong Seng, Taman Bunga, Quarry Drive, Jalan Batu Gantong, Rumah Pangsa, Rifle Range Road, Rifle Range, Pantai Molek, Jalan Punchak Erskine, Taman Gottlieb, College Avenue, Bangkok Lane, Peel Avenue, Ayer Rajah, Barrack Road.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Batu Feringgi, Jalan Vale of Tempe, Kampong Tanjong Bunga, Seaview Park, Jalan Gajah, Tanjong Tokong, Sungai Kelian, Bukit Bendera, Stesyen Bawah, Jalan Lintang, Hye Keat Estate, Reservoir Gardens, Race Course, Taman Sempadan, Fettes Park, Ladang Hong Seng, Taman Bunga, Quarry Drive, Jalan Batu Gantong, Rumah Pangsa, Rifle Range Road, Rifle Range, Pantai Molek, Jalan Punchak Erskine, Taman Gottlieb, College Avenue, Bangkok Lane, Peel Avenue, Ayer Rajah, Barrack Road.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bukit Bendera
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Albert Mah BN
5th 1978-1982 Peter Paul Dason DAP
6th 1982-1986 Gooi Hock Seng
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Chia Kwang Chye BN
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Liew Chin Tong DAP
13th 2013-2018 Zairil Khir Johari
14th 2018-present Wong Hon Wai

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Wong Hon Wai 50,049 83.83
BN Andy Yong Kim Seng 9,318 15.61
MUP Tan Gim Theam 339 0.57
Total valid votes 59,706 100.00
Total rejected ballots 512
Unreturned ballots 211
Turnout 60,429 80.50
Registered electors 75,069
Majority 40,731 68.22
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Zairil Khir Johari 45,591 78.06 + 10.69
BN Teh Leong Meng 12,813 21.94 - 10.69
Total valid votes 58,404 100.00
Total rejected ballots 615
Unreturned ballots 99
Turnout 59,118 83.17
Registered electors 71,085
Majority 32,778 56.12
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Liew Chin Tong 31,243 67.37 + 29.06
BN Chia Kwang Chye 15,131 32.63 - 29.06
Total valid votes 46,374 100.00
Total rejected ballots 642
Unreturned ballots 89
Turnout 47,105 72.98
Registered electors 64,545
Majority 16,112 34.74
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chia Kwang Chye 28,281 61.69 + 11.58
DAP Zulkifli Mohd Noor 17,564 38.31 - 11.58
Total valid votes 45,845 100.00
Total rejected ballots 998
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,843 71.93
Registered electors 65,123
Majority 10,717 23.38
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chia Kwang Chye 24,280 50.11 - 2.78
DAP Lim Kit Siang 24,176 49.89 + 2.78
Total valid votes 48,456 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,051
Unreturned ballots 380
Turnout 49,887 71.66
Registered electors 69,616
Majority 104 0.22
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chia Kwang Chye 26,683 52.89 + 15.49
DAP Gooi Hock Seng @ Goi Hock Seng 23,765 47.11 - 15.49
Total valid votes 50,448 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,112
Unreturned ballots 217
Turnout 51,777 74.78
Registered electors 69,239
Majority 2,918 5.78
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Gooi Hock Seng 25,978 62.60 + 4.10
BN David Choong Ewe Leong 15,519 37.40 - 4.10
Total valid votes 41,497 100.00
Total rejected ballots 813
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 42,310 74.19
Registered electors 57,029
Majority 10,459 15.20
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Gooi Hock Seng 22,512 58.50
BN Khor Gark Kim 15,972 41.50
Total valid votes 38,484 100.00
Total rejected ballots 859
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,343 71.91
Registered electors 54,711
Majority 6,540 17.00
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Gooi Hock Seng 27,440 54.78
BN Tan Koon Teik 22,649 45.22
Total valid votes 50,089 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,225
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 51,314 76.29
Registered electors 67,261
Majority 4,791
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Peter Paul Dason 21,864 51.04
BN H'ng Hung Yong 17,954 41.91
SDP Oh Keng Seng 3,022 7.05
Total valid votes 42,840 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 55,860
Majority 3,910
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Albert Mah 18,186 57.07
DAP Peter Paul Dason 9,408 29.52
PEKEMAS Wong Hoong Yin 2,138 6.71
PSRM Lee Yong Chew @ Lee Leong Soo 2,135 6.70
Total valid votes 31,867 100.00
Total rejected ballots 785
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,652 79.57
Registered electors 41,033
Majority 8,778
This was a new constituency created.

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