Constituencies of Penang

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An animated electoral map of Penang, depicting the political shifts between 2004 and 2018.

Constituencies in Penang are electoral divisions within the Malaysian state of Penang, of which there are two types. There are 13 Parliamentary Constituencies within the state, with each Parliamentary Constituency electing a single Member of Parliament into the Federal Parliament of Malaysia.[1][2] Penang is also divided into 40 State Constituencies, with each State Constituency electing a single State Assemblyman into the Penang State Legislative Assembly.[3]

The electoral divisions within Penang are arranged in such a way that a single Parliamentary Constituency contains between three to four State Constituencies.[4] Parliamentary Constituencies are denoted by Pxxx, whereas State Constituencies are denoted by Nxx.

List of Parliamentary and State Constituencies[edit]

The Parliamentary and State Constituencies won by each political party as of 2018 are as follows.[2][4][5] Note that the map is colour-coded to depict the incumbent party in every State Constituency. Parliamentary Constituencies are in red upper case lettering, whilst State Constituencies are in blue letters.

Map Political coalition Number of Parliamentary Constituencies Number of State Constituencies
Component party
Pakatan Harapan Logo.svg
Pakatan Harapan
11 37
Democratic Action Party Logo.svg
Democratic Action Party (DAP)
7 19
Parti Keadilan Rakyat logo.svg
People's Justice Party (PKR)
4 14
Malaysian United Indigenous Party (Bersatu) 0 2
Parti Amanah Negara Flag.svg
National Trust Party (Amanah)
0 2
Barisan Nasional 2 2
UMNO (Malaysia).svg
United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
2 2
Gagasan Sejahtera 0 1
PAS logo.svg
Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS)
0 1
Total 13 40

The Parliamentary and State Constituencies within the State of Penang as of 2018 are further listed below, along with the respective Members of Parliament and State Assemblymen.[1][3][5]

Seberang Perai[edit]

Parliamentary constituency Party Member of Parliament State constituency Party State Assemblyman
Kepala Batas (P041) UMNO Reezal Merican Naina Merican Penaga (N01) PAS Mohd Yusni Mat Piah
Bertam (N02) Bersatu Khaliq Mehtab Mohd Ishaq
Pinang Tunggal (N03) PKR Ahmad Zaki Yuddin Abdul Rahman
Tasek Gelugor (P042) UMNO Shabudin Yahaya Permatang Berangan (N04) UMNO Nor Hafizah Othman
Sungai Dua (N05) UMNO Muhamad Yusoff Mohd Noor
Telok Ayer Tawar (N06) PKR Mustafa Kamal Ahmad
Bagan (P043) DAP Lim Guan Eng Sungai Puyu (N07) DAP Phee Boon Poh
Bagan Jermal (N08) DAP Soon Lip Chee
Bagan Dalam (N09) DAP Satees Muniandy
Permatang Pauh (P044) PKR Nurul Izzah Anwar Seberang Jaya (N10) PKR Afif Bahardin
Permatang Pasir (N11) Amanah Faiz Fadzil
Penanti (N12) PKR Norlela Ariffin
Bukit Mertajam (P045) DAP Steven Sim Chee Keong Berapit (N13) DAP Heng Lee Lee
Machang Bubok (N14) PKR Lee Khai Loon
Padang Lalang (N15) DAP Chong Eng
Batu Kawan (P046) DAP Kasthuriraani Patto Perai (N16) DAP Ramasamy Palanisamy
Bukit Tengah (N17) PKR Gooi Hsiao-Leung
Bukit Tambun (N18) PKR Goh Choon Aik
Nibong Tebal (P047) PKR Mansor Othman
Jawi (N19) DAP H’ng Mooi Lye
Sungai Bakap (N20) PKR Amar Pritpal Abdullah
Sungai Acheh (N21) PKR Zulkifli Ibrahim

Penang Island[edit]

Parliamentary Constituency Party Member of Parliament State Constituency Party State Assemblyman
Bukit Bendera (P048) DAP Wong Hon Wai Tanjong Bunga (N22) DAP Zairil Khir Johari
Air Putih (N23) DAP Lim Guan Eng
Kebun Bunga (N24) PKR Ong Khan Lee
Pulau Tikus (N25) DAP Chris Lee Chun Kit
Tanjong (P049) DAP Chow Kon Yeow Padang Kota (N26) DAP Chow Kon Yeow
Pengkalan Kota (N27) DAP Gooi Zi Sen
Komtar (N28) DAP Teh Lai Heng
Jelutong (P050) DAP RSN Rayer Datok Keramat (N29) DAP Jagdeep Singh Deo
Sungai Pinang (N30) DAP Lim Siew Khim
Batu Lancang (N31) DAP Ong Ah Teong
Bukit Gelugor (P051) DAP Ramkarpal Singh Seri Delima (N32) DAP Syerleena Abdul Rashid
Air Itam (N33) DAP Joseph Ng Soon Seong
Paya Terubong (N34) DAP Yeoh Soon Hin
Bayan Baru (P052) PKR Sim Tze Tzin Batu Uban (N35) PKR Kumaresan Aramugam
Pantai Jerejak (N36) PKR Saifuddin Nasution Ismail
Batu Maung (N37) PKR Abdul Halim Hussain
Balik Pulau (P053) PKR Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik Bayan Lepas (N38) Amanah Azrul Mahathir Aziz
Pulau Betong (N39) PKR Mohd Tuah Ismail
Telok Bahang (N40) Bersatu Zolkifly Md Lazim

Demographics[edit]

A choropleth map depicting the proportions of Malay and Chinese electorates in each of Penang's state constituencies.
  100% Chinese
  50% Chinese, 50% Malay
  100% Malay

Seberang Perai[edit]

Parliamentary Constituency Total electorate (2018)[6] Malay electorate (%)[7] Chinese electorate (%)[7] State Constituency Total electorate (2018)[6] Malay electorate (%)[7] Chinese electorate (%)[7]
Kepala Batas 60,523 78.56 17.02 Penaga 19,089 91.92 7.50
Bertam 18,378 67.98 22.81
Pinang Tunggal 23,056 75.92 20.29
Tasek Gelugor 60,850 78.23 14.71 Permatang Berangan 21,120 84.84 7.15
Sungai Dua 20,558 83.01 14.53
Telok Ayer Tawar 19,172 65.80 23.21
Bagan 71,583 13.35 71.27 Sungai Puyu 27,671 6.42 85.87
Bagan Jermal 25,621 14.74 69.36
Bagan Dalam 18,291 21.87 51.85
Permatang Pauh 81,789 71.94 21.41 Seberang Jaya 35,541 66.66 20.76
Permatang Pasir 24,811 74.37 23.75
Penanti 21,437 77.87 19.78
Bukit Mertajam 88,998 19.34 70.36 Berapit 23,779 4.31 85.31
Machang Bubuk 37,260 34.94 53.00
Padang Lalang 27,959 11.35 80.78
Batu Kawan 65,394 20.94 55.87 Perai 17,032 11.56 51.40
Bukit Tengah 22,276 35.52 47.33
Bukit Tambun 26,086 14.61 66.07
Nibong Tebal 73,383 47.70 35.03 Jawi 26,699 19.50 55.43
Sungai Bakap 26,666 61.06 22.18
Sungai Acheh 20,018 67.52 24.95

Penang Island[edit]

Parliamentary Constituency Total electorate (2018)[6] Malay electorate (%)[7] Chinese electorate (%)[7] State Constituency Total electorate (2018)[6] Malay electorate (%)[7] Chinese electorate (%)[7]
Bukit Bendera 75,069 14.65 72.83 Tanjong Bunga 21,768 26.34 60.33
Air Putih 13,509 9.88 80.83
Kebun Bunga 21,369 7.09 77.05
Pulau Tikus 18,423 13.12 76.82
Tanjong 49,586 5.89 84.17 Padang Kota 14,476 7.28 75.97
Pengkalan Kota 20,069 1.69 92.12
Komtar 15,041 10.17 81.45
Jelutong 76,991 22.62 65.21 Datok Keramat 22,630 28.83 56.53
Sungai Pinang 26,917 33.19 51.56
Batu Lancang 27,444 7.12 85.77
Bukit Gelugor 91,595 14.33 73.86 Seri Delima 25,232 22.31 65.54
Air Itam 19,622 22.68 66.99
Paya Terubong 46,741 6.51 81.24
Bayan Baru 90,780 39.60 48.51 Batu Uban 31,924 25.57 60.42
Pantai Jerejak 23,646 37.25 50.33
Batu Maung 35,210 53.91 36.49
Balik Pulau 59,086 64.90 30.16 Bayan Lepas 26,570 64.41 29.81
Pulau Betong 18,177 64.79 30.53
Telok Bahang 14,339 65.94 30.32

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