Bukit Bendera (federal constituency)

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Bukit Bendera (P048)
Penang constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]75,069
Area (km²)[2]65

Bukit Bendera is a federal constituency in Northeast Penang Island District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Bukit Bendera's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (72.83%)
  Malay (14.65%)
  Indian (11.29%)
  Other ethnicities (1.23%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

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

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Tanjong Bunga (N22) Batu Feringgi 048/22/01 SJK (C) Pai Chai
Jalan Vale Of Tempe 048/22/02 SK Tanjung Bunga
Kampong Tanjong Bunga 048/22/03 SMK Pendidikan Khas Persekutuan (P) Jalan Lembah Permai
Seaview Park 048/22/04 SMK Tanjong Bunga
Jalan Gajah 048/22/05 SJK (C) Hun Bin
Tanjong Tokong 048/22/06 SK Tanjong Tokong
Sungai Kelian 048/22/07 SJK (C) Poay Wah
Air Putih (N23) Bukit Bendera 048/23/01 Rumah Rehat Keretapi Bukit Bendera (KBB)
Stesyen Bawah 048/23/02 Dewan Jawatankuasa Kemajuan Dan Keselamatan Kampong (JKKK) Bukit Bendera
Jalan Lintang 048/23/03 SJK (C) Kong Min Pusat
Hye Keat Estate 048/23/04 SJK (C) Kong Min Pusat
Reservoir Gardens 048/23/05 SJK (C) Sin Kang
Race Cource 048/23/06 SJK (C) Shang Wu
Taman Sempadan 048/23/07 SJK (C) Sin Kang
Kebun Bunga (N24) Fettes Park 048/24/01 SM Phor Tay (Persendirian)
Ladang Hong Seng 048/24/02 SM Phor Tay (Persendirian)
Taman Bunga 048/24/03 SJK (C) Phor Tay
Quarry Drive 048/24/04 SMK Padang Polo
Jalan Batu Gantong 048/24/05 SK St. Xavier
Rifle Range Blok A B C 048/24/06 SK Padang Tembak
Rifle Range Road 048/24/07 SK Padang Tembak
Rifle Range Blok D E F 048/24/08 SK Padang Tembak
Pulau Tikus (N25) Pantai Molek 048/25/01 SJK (C) Perempuan China
Jalan Punchak Erskine 048/25/02 SMK Perempuan China
Taman Gottlieb 044/25/03 SMK Perempuan China
College Avenue 044/25/04 SMK Convent Pulau Tikus
Bangkok Line 044/25/05 SMK Westlands
Peel Avenue 044/25/06 Pusat Kecermelangan Sukan Westlands
Taman Berjaya 048/25/07 SK St. Xavier Cawangan
Barrack Road 048/25/08 SK Jalan Residensi

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bukit Bendera
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Penang Utara
4th 1974-1978 Albert Mah (马骐骝) BN (MCA)
5th 1978-1982 Peter Paul Dason (பீட்டர் பால் டேசன்) DAP
6th 1982-1986 Gooi Hock Seng (魏福星)
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Chia Kwang Chye (谢宽泰) BN (GERAKAN)
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Liew Chin Tong (刘镇东) DAP
13th 2013-2018 Zairil Khir Johari
14th 2018-present Wong Hon Wai (黄汉伟) PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Bukit Bendera Air Itam
Air Puteh
Ayer Itam
Kebun Bunga
Paya Terubong
Pulau Tikus
Tanjong Bunga

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N22 Tanjong Bunga Zairil Khir Johari PH (DAP)
N23 Air Putih Lim Guan Eng
N24 Kebun Bunga Ong Khan Lee PH (PKR)
N25 Pulau Tikus Chris Lee Chun Kit PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Wong Hon Wai 50,049 83.83 +5.77
BN Andy Yong Kim Seng 9,318 15.61 -6.33
MUP Tan Gim Theam 339 0.57 +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
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 236/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.[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 Penang [P.U. (B) 310/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.[permanent dead link]
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 9.56
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 9.13
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
Parti Rakyat Malaysia 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 27.55
This was a new constituency created.

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