Bukit Gelugor (federal constituency)

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Bukit Gelugor
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ramkarpal Singh Karpal Singh
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018

Bukit Gelugor is a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 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 Kampong Hijau, Island Park, Lintang Delima, Lorong Delima, Bukit Gelugor, Taman Tun Sardon, Sungai Gelugor, Ayer Itam, Happy Valley, Jalan Kampong Pisang, Kampong Melayu, Jalan Chor Sin Kheng, Thean Teik, Zoo Road, Jalan Shaik Madar, Cheeseman Road, Paya Terubong Mukim 14, Sungai Dondang, Paya Terubong Mukim 13, Taman Paya Terubong, Relau.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Hijau, Island Park, Lintang Delima, Lorong Delima, Bukit Gelugor, Taman Tun Sardon, Sungai Gelugor, Ayer Itam, Happy Valley, Jalan Kampong Pisang, Kampong Melayu, Jalan Chor Sin Kheng, Thean Teik, Zoo Road, Jalan Shaik Madar, Cheeseman Road, Paya Terubong Mukim 14, Sungai Dondang, Paya Terubong Mukim 13, Taman Paya Terubong, Relau, Desa Baiduri, Desa Intan, Semarak Api 1, Jalan Semarak Api, Bukit Awana, Terubong Jaya.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Bukit Gelugor
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
11th 2004-2008 Karpal Singh Ram Singh DAP
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2014
2014-2018 Ramkarpal Singh Karpal Singh
14th 2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Ramkarpal Singh Karpal Singh 65,622 86.68 - 3.27
BN Low Joo Hiap 9,671 12.77 - 6.68
MU Lai Xue Ching 412 0.54 + 0.54
Total valid votes 75,705 100.00
Total rejected ballots 528
Unreturned ballots 256
Turnout 76,489 83.51
Registered electors 91,595
Majority 55,951 73.91
PH gain from DAP 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 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 Penang [P.U. (B) 310/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general by-election, 25 May 2014
Upon the death of incumbent, Karpal Singh
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Ramkarpal Singh Karpal Singh 41,242 89.95 + 9.44
PCM Huan Cheng Guan 3,583 7.81 + 7.81
Independent Mohamed Nabi Bux Mohamed Nabi Abdul Sathar 799 1.74 + 1.74
Independent Abu Backer Sidek Mohammad Zan 225 0.49 + 0.49
Total valid votes 45,849 100.00
Total rejected ballots 539
Unreturned ballots 50
Turnout 46,438 56.34
Registered electors 82,431
Majority 37,659 82.14
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 56,303 80.55 + 9.22
BN Teh Beng Yeam 13,597 19.45 - 9.22
Total valid votes 69,900 100.00
Total rejected ballots 654
Unreturned ballots 129
Turnout 70,683 86.31
Registered electors 81,897
Majority 42,706 61.10
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 35,140 71.33 + 19.89
BN Koay Kar Huah 14,125 28.67 - 19.89
Total valid votes 49,265 100.00
Total rejected ballots 707
Unreturned ballots 581
Turnout 50,553 77.05
Registered electors 65,614
Majority 21,015 42.66
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 22,529 51.44
BN Lim Boo Chang 21,268 48.56
Total valid votes 43,797 100.00
Total rejected ballots 793
Unreturned ballots 28
Turnout 44,618 74.21
Registered electors 60,123
Majority 1,261 2.88
This was a new constituency created.

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