Bukit Gantang (federal constituency)

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Bukit Gantang
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Syed Abu Hussin Hafiz Syed Abdul Fasal
Independent
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018

Bukit Gantang is a federal constituency in Perak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Kurnia Jaya, Ayer Puteh, Simpang Halt, Jebong, Kuala Sapetang, Kampong Menteri, Matang Gelugor, Sungai Limau, Jalan Mangala, Kampong Jaha, Sungai Mati, Bendang Siam, Changkat Ibol, Palma, Pengkalan Aor, Simpang Lama, Simpang Baru, Jalan Simpang, Kawasan J.K.R., Larut Tin, Ayer Kuning, Changkat Jering, Jelutong, Bukit Gantang, Kampong Cheh, Kuala Trong, Pasir Hitam Trong, Kampong Tebok Trong, Trong, Trong Barat, Bukit Gantang Selatan, Ayer Terjun, Temelok, Sungai Che Rahmat, Permatang Raja, Sungai Tinggi, Padang Gajah, Batu Hampar, Sungai Rotan.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kurnia Jaya, Ayer Puteh, Simpang Halt, Jebong, Kuala Sapetang, Kampong Menteri, Matang Gelugor, Sungai Limau, Jalan Mangala, Kampong Jaha, Sungai Mati, Bendang Siam, Changkat Ibol, Palma, Pengkalan Aor, Simpang Lama, Simpang Baru, Jalan Simpang, Kawasan J.K.R., Larut Tin, Ayer Kuning, Changkat Jering, Jelutong, Bukit Gantang, Kampong Cheh, Kuala Trong, Pasir Hitam Trong, Kampong Tebok Trong, Trong, Trong Barat, Bukit Gantang Selatan, Ayer Terjun, Temelok, Sungai Che Rahmat, Permatang Raja, Sungai Tinggi, Padang Gajah, Batu Hampar, Sungai Rotan.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bukit Gantang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1990 Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan BN
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Tan Lian Hoe
12th 2008-2009 Roslan Shaharum PAS
2009-2013 Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin
13th 2013-2018 Idris Ahmad
14th 2018 Syed Abu Hussin Hafiz Syed Abdul Fasal BN
2018-present Independent

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Abu Hussin Hafiz Syed Abdul Fasal 22,450 39.48 Decrease 9.70
PH Khadri Khalid 18,361 32.29 N/A
PAS Idris Ahmad 16,052 28.23 Decrease 22.59
Total valid votes 56,863 100.00
Total rejected ballots 761
Unreturned ballots 243
Turnout 57,867 82.82
Registered electors 69,873
Majority 4,089 7.19
BN gain from PAS 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.

"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.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Idris Ahmad 30,563 50.82 Decrease 2.51
BN Ismail Saffian 29,577 49.18 Increase 2.66
Total valid votes 60,140 100.00
Total rejected ballots 748
Unreturned ballots 130
Turnout 61,018 85.63
Registered electors 71,257
Majority 986 1.64
PAS hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 7 April 2009
Upon the death of incumbent, Roslan Shaharum
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin 21,860 53.33 Increase 2.45
BN Ismail Saffian 19,071 46.52 Decrease 0.38
Independent Kamarul Ramizu Idris 62 0.15 N/A
Total valid votes 40,993 100.00
Total rejected ballots 456
Unreturned ballots 18
Turnout 41,467 74.63
Registered electors 55,562
Majority 2,789 6.81
PAS hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Roslan Shaharum 20,015 50.88 Increase 12.67
BN Abdul Azim Mohd Zabidi 18,449 46.90 Decrease 14.89
Independent Mohganan P. Manikam 872 2.22 N/A
Total valid votes 39,336 100.00
Total rejected ballots 851
Unreturned ballots 114
Turnout 40,301 72.65
Registered electors 55,471
Majority 1,566 3.98
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tan Lian Hoe 23,294 61.79 Increase 4.95
PAS Lo' Lo' Mohamad Ghazali 14,406 38.21 Decrease 4.95
Total valid votes 37,700 100.00
Total rejected ballots 886
Unreturned ballots 56
Turnout 38,642 71.72
Registered electors 53,627
Majority 8,888 23.58
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan 21,184 56.84 Decrease 15.43
PAS Roslan Shaharum 16,083 43.16 N/A
Total valid votes 37,267 100.00
Total rejected ballots 838
Unreturned ballots 68
Turnout 38,173 67.71
Registered electors 56,377
Majority 5,101 13.68
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan 24,590 72.27 Increase 9.92
S46 Abdullah Hudi Abdul Latif 9,436 27.73 N/A
Total valid votes 34,026 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,635
Unreturned ballots 406
Turnout 36,067 68.35
Registered electors 52,768
Majority 15,154 44.54
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan 18,210 62.35 Decrease 0.91
PAS Azizan Mohamed Desa 10,997 37.65 Increase 0.91
Total valid votes 29,207 100.00
Total rejected ballots 893
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,100 72.05
Registered electors 41,776
Majority 7,213 24.70
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan 16,579 63.26
PAS Baharuddin Abdul Latif 9,628 36.74
Total valid votes 26,207 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,060
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,267 67.94
Registered electors 40,131
Majority 6,951 26.52
This was a new constituency created.

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