Elections in Penang

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The following is a list of electoral results in the State of Penang since the independence of Malaya (now Malaysia) from the British Empire in 1957. The results for both parliamentary and state constituencies, which return representatives to the Malaysian Parliament and the Penang State Legislative Assembly respectively, are as categorised below. The most recent state election was held on 9 May 2018.

Federal level[edit]

Federal election results[edit]

2013[edit]

e • d Summary of the 5 May 2013 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 319,594 43.95 7 53.85 0
National Front[a] BN 13 229,395 31.54 3 23.08 +1
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 5 118,613 16.31 3 23.08 +1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 4 62,969 8.66 0 0.00 0
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 4 47,813 6.57 0 0.00 0
People's Justice Party PKR 4 131,430 18.07 3 23.08 -1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 2 42,303 5.82 0 0.00 0
Love Malaysia Party PCM 2 2,129 0.29 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 3 2,393 0.33 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 727,244
Invalid/blank votes 10,317
Total votes (voter turnout: 87.16%) 737,561 100.00 13 100.00 0
Did not vote 108,671
Registered voters 846,232
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

2008[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 March 2008 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 219,821 40.50 7 53.85 +3
National Front[a] BN 13 200,103 36.86 2 15.38 -6
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 5 93,007 17.13 2 15.38 -2
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 4 54,377 10.02 0 0.00 -1
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 4 52,719 9.71 0 0.00 -3
People's Justice Party PKR 4 93,925 17.30 4 30.77 +3
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 2 28,100 5.18 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 1 882 0.16 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 542,831
Invalid/blank votes 11,846
Total votes (voter turnout: 78.20%) 554,677 100.00 13 100.00 0
Did not vote 154,646
Registered voters 709,323
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

2004[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 March 2004 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 13 284,110 56.85 8 61.54 +2
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 5 108,498 21.71 4 30.77 +1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 4 87,822 17.57 1 7.69 0
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 4 87,790 17.57 3 23.08 +1
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 135,125 27.04 4 30.77 0
People's Justice Party PKR 5 61,410 12.29 1 7.69 0
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 2 19,109 3.82 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 499,754
Invalid/blank votes 11,540
Total votes (voter turnout: 76.05%) 511,294 100.00 13 100.00 +2
Did not vote 161,058
Registered voters 672,352
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1999[edit]

e • d Summary of the 29 November 1999 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 11 247,870 51.36 6 54.55 -2
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 3 84,698 17.55 1 9.09 -1
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 4 83,607 17.32 2 18.18 0
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 4 79,565 16.49 3 27.27 -1
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 169,973 35.22 4 36.36 +1
National Justice Party KeADILan 3 54,987 11.39 1 9.09 New
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 8,810 1.83 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 1 942 0.20 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 482,582
Invalid/blank votes 12,355
Total votes (voter turnout: 76.68%) 494,937 100.00 11 100.00 0
Did not vote 150,514
Registered voters 645,451
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1995[edit]

e • d Summary of the 25 April 1995 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 11 285,764 60.76 8 72.73 +3
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 4 107,241 22.80 4 36.36 0
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 4 89,752 19.08 2 18.18 +1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 3 88,771 18.87 2 18.18 +2
Democratic Action Party DAP 8 159,865 33.99 3 27.27 -3
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 2 11,481 2.44 0 0.00 0
Semangat 46 S46 2 11,355 2.41 0 0.00 0
United Sabah Party PBS 3 1,873 0.40 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 470,338
Invalid/blank votes 13,366
Total votes (voter turnout: 76.21%) 483,704 100.00 11 100.00 0
Did not vote 151,009
Registered voters 634,713
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1990[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 October 1990 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 11 213,532 51.00 5 45.45 0
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 4 85,315 20.38 4 36.36 0
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 4 64,485 15.40 1 9.09 0
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 3 63,732 15.22 0 0.00 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 170,053 40.61 6 54.55 0
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 2 14,322 3.42 0 0.00 0
Malaysian People's Party PRM 1 13,620 3.25 0 0.00 0
Semangat 46 S46 1 7,174 1.71 0 0.00 New
Valid votes 418,701
Invalid/blank votes 9,371
Total votes (voter turnout: 73.75%) 428,072 100.00 11 100.00 0
Did not vote 152,336
Registered voters 580,408
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1986[edit]

e • d Summary of the 3 August 1986 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 11 183,724 49.44 5 45.45 -2
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 4 66,746 17.96 4 36.36 +1
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 4 62,799 16.90 1 9.09 -1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 3 54,179 14.58 0 0.00 -2
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 147,641 39.73 6 54.55 +4
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 4 24,053 6.47 0 0.00 0
Malaysian People's Socialist Party PSRM 1 13,901 3.74 0 0.00 0
Nationalist Party of Malaysia NASMA 1 1,219 0.33 0 0.00 New
Social Democratic Party SDP 1 1,075 0.29 0 0.00 New
Valid votes 371,613
Invalid/blank votes 9,503
Total votes (voter turnout: 72.98%) 381,116 100.00 11 100.00 +2
Did not vote 141,078
Registered voters 522,194
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1982[edit]

e • d Summary of the 22 April 1982 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 9 7 77.78 +3
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 3 3 33.33 +1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 3 2 22.22 +2
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 3 2 22.22 +2
Democratic Action Party DAP 2 22.22 -2
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 0 0.00 -1
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 9 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1978[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 July 1978 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 9 4 44.44 -5
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 3 2 22.22 -1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 3 1 11.11 -2
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 3 1 11.11 -2
Democratic Action Party DAP 4 44.44 +4
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 11.11 +1
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 9 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1974[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 August 1974 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 9 117,349 56.24 9 100.00 +7
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 3 46,226 22.15 3 33.33 +2
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 3 42,792 20.51 3 33.33 -2
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 3 28,331 13.58 3 33.33 +2
Democratic Action Party DAP 7 51,025 24.45 0 0.00 -1
Parti Keadilan Masyarakat Malaysia PEKEMAS 7 26,640 12.77 0 0.00 New
Malaysian People's Socialist Party PSRM 6 12,409 5.95 0 0.00 0
Homeland Consciousness Union KITA 1 1,235 0.59 0 0.00 New
Valid votes 208,658
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 9 100.00 +1
Did not vote
Registered voters 271,133
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1969[edit]

e • d Summary of the 10 May 1969 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 5 83,670 44.55 5 62.50 New
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 8 69,215 36.86 2 25.00 -4
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 4 45,705 24.34 1 12.50 -3
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 4 23,510 12.52 1 12.50 -1
Democratic Action Party DAP 1 20,930 11.14 1 12.50 New
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 2 13,211 7.03 0 0.00 0
People's Progressive Party PPP 1 775 0.41 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 187,801
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 8 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.

1964[edit]

e • d Summary of the 25 April 1964 Malaysian Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 8 97,204 47.27 6 75.00 +1
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 4 57,615 28.02 4 50.00 +1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 4 39,589 19.25 2 25.00 0
Malayan Peoples' Socialist Front[b] SF 8 64,986 31.60 1 12.50 -2
Labour Party of Malaya Lab 5 42,574 20.70 1 12.50 -2
Parti Ra'ayat Ra'ayat 3 22,412 10.90 0 0.00 0
United Democratic Party UDP 6 37,151 18.07 1 12.50 New
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 3 5,527 2.69 0 0.00 0
People's Action Party PAP 1 778 0.38 0 0.00 New
Valid votes 205,646
Invalid/blank votes 5,902
Total votes (voter turnout: %) 211,548 100.00 8 100.00 0
Did not vote 41,907
Registered voters 253,455
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.
  2. ^ Contested using kepala lembu, cangkul, pen, rantai election symbol on the ballot papers.

1959[edit]

e • d Summary of the 19 August 1959 Malayan Dewan Rakyat election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 8 5 62.50 +1
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 4 3 37.50 +1
Malayan Chinese Association MCA 4 2 25.00 0
Malayan Peoples' Socialist Front[b] SF 6 3 37.50 New
Labour Party of Malaya Lab 6 3 37.50 +3
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 5 0 0.00 0
People's Progressive Party PPP 2 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 5 0 0.00 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 8 100.00 +4
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.
  2. ^ Contested using kepala lembu, cangkul, pen, rantai election symbol on the ballot papers.

1955[edit]

e • d Summary of the 27 July 1955 Malayan Federal Legislative Council election results in Penang
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won %
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 4 37,815 79.88 4 100.00
Malayan Chinese Association MCA 2 22,950 48.48 2 50.00
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 2 14,865 31.40 2 50.00
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 1 3,523 7.44 0 0.00
Labour Party of Malaya Lab 1 2,650 5.60 0 0.00
Independents IND 2 3,354 7.08 0 0.00
Valid votes 47,342
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 4 100.00
Did not vote
Registered voters 98,780
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.

Federal constituencies[edit]

Elected members of the Dewan Rakyat[edit]

Elected members of the Federal Legislative Council[edit]

State level[edit]

Upcoming state election[edit]

  • 2023 Penang election

Past state elections[edit]

State election results[edit]

2018[edit]

e • d Summary of the 9 May 2018 Penang state election results
Votes % of vote +/– Seats % of seats +/–
Pakatan Harapan Logo.svg Pakatan Harapan: 530,008 67.20 Increase4.77 37 92.5 Increase8
Democratic Action Party Flag.svg Democratic Action Party (DAP) 301,343 38.21 Increase0.51 19 47.5 Steady
Parti Keadilan Rakyat logo.svg People's Justice Party (PKR) 184,350 23.37 Decrease1.36 14 35.0 Increase4
Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia Flag.svg Malaysian United Indigenous Party (PPBM) 16,988 2.15 Increase2.15 2 5.0 Increase2
Parti Amanah Negara Flag.svg National Trust Party (Amanah) 27,327 3.47 Increase3.47 2 5.0 Increase2
Barisan Nasional: 176,723 22.41 Decrease9.68 2 5.0 Decrease8
UMNO (Malaysia).svg United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) 101,761 12.90 Decrease4.06 2 5.0 Decrease8
Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan) 43,092 5.46 Decrease3.68 0 0.0 Steady
Flag of the Malaysian Chinese Association.svg Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) 25,758 3.27 Decrease1.66 0 0.0 Steady
Malaysian Indian Congress Flag.svg Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) 6,112 0.78 Decrease0.28 0 0.0 Steady
Gagasan Sejahtera: 77,171 9.78 Increase9.78 1 2.5 Steady
PAS logo.svg Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) 76,746 9.73 Increase4.63 1 2.5 Steady
Love Malaysia Party (PCM) 83 0.04 Increase0.01 0 0.0 Steady
People's Alternative Party (PAP) 342 0.01 Increase0.01 0 0.0 Steady
Independents and others 4,785 0.61 Increase0.24 0 0.0 Steady
Malaysian United Party (MUP) 2,366 0.30 Increase0.30 0 0.0 Steady
Penang Front Party Flag.svg Penang Front Party (PFP) 631 0.08 Increase0.08 0 0.0 Steady
Malaysian People's Party Flag.svg Parti Rakyat Malaysia (PRM) 1,190 0.15 Increase0.15 0 0.0 Steady
Socialist Party of Malaysia Flag.svg Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) 223 0.03 Increase0.03 0 0.0 Steady
Independents 375 0.05 Decrease0.27 0 0.0 Steady
Valid votes 788,687 98.57
Invalid/blank votes 11,471 1.43
Total votes 800,158 100.00 Steady 40 100.00 Steady
Registered voters 945,627 84.62

Source:[1]

2013[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 5 May 2013 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Votes % of vote +/– Seats % of seats +/–
Pakatan Rakyat: 490,798 67.53 Increase8.63 30 75.0 Increase1
Democratic Action Party Flag.svg Democratic Action Party (DAP) 273,994 37.70 Increase5.45 19 47.5 Steady
Parti Keadilan Rakyat logo.svg People's Justice Party (PKR) 179,705 24.73 Increase4.31 10 25.0 Increase1
PAS logo.svg Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) 37,099 5.10 Decrease1.13 1 2.5 Steady
Barisan Nasional: 233,246 32.09 Decrease8.87 10 25.0 Decrease1
UMNO (Malaysia).svg United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) 123,251 16.96 Decrease0.34 10 25.0 Decrease1
Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan) 66,461 9.14 Decrease3.99 0 0.0 Steady
Flag of the Malaysian Chinese Association.svg Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) 35,852 4.93 Decrease4.30 0 0.0 Steady
Malaysian Indian Congress Flag.svg Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) 7,682 1.06 Decrease0.24 0 0.0 Steady
Independents and others 2,707 0.37 Increase0.23 0 0.0 Steady
Independents 2,332 0.32 Increase0.18 0 0.0 Steady
Love Malaysia Party (PCM) 216 0.03 Increase0.03 0 0.0 Steady
Homeland Human's Wellbeing Party (KITA) 159 0.02 Increase0.02 0 0.0 Steady
Valid votes 726,751 98.79
Invalid/blank votes 8,888 1.21
Total votes 735,639 100 Steady 40 100 Steady
Registered voters 846,232 86.93

Source: undi.info

2008[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 March 2008 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Votes % of vote Seats % of seats +/–
Pakatan Rakyat:
(Formal coalition formed after election)
319,757 58.90 29 72.5 Increase27
Democratic Action Party Flag.svg Democratic Action Party (DAP) 175,067 32.25 19 47.5 Increase18
Parti Keadilan Rakyat logo.svg People's Justice Party (PKR) 110,872 20.42 9 22.5 Increase9
PAS logo.svg Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) 33,818 6.23 1 2.5 Steady
Barisan Nasional: 222,339 40.96 11 27.5 Decrease27
UMNO (Malaysia).svg United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) 93,923 17.30 11 27.5 Decrease3
Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan) 71,255 13.13 0 0.0 Decrease13
Flag of the Malaysian Chinese Association.svg Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) 50,123 9.23 0 0.0 Decrease9
Malaysian Indian Congress Flag.svg Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) 7,038 1.30 0 0.0 Decrease2
Independents 760 0.14 0 0.0 Steady
Overall total 542,856 100 40 100 Steady

Source: The Star[2]

2004[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 March 2004 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 40 38 95.00 +8
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 15 14 35.00 +4
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 13 13 32.50 +3
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 10 9 22.50 0
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 2 2 5.00 +1
Democratic Action Party DAP 1 2.50 0
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 2.50 0
People's Justice Party PKR 0 0.00 -1
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 40 100.00 +7
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1999[edit]

e • d Summary of the 29 November 1999 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 33 30 90.91 -2
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 12 10 30.30 -2
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 11 10 30.30 0
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 9 9 27.27 0
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 1 1 3.03 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 1 3.03 0
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 3.03 +1
National Justice Party KeADILan 1 3.03 +1
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 33 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1995[edit]

e • d Summary of the 25 April 1995 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 33 32 96.97 +13
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 12 12 36.36 0
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 11 10 30.30 +3
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 9 9 27.27 +9
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 1 1 3.03 +1
Democratic Action Party DAP 1 3.03 -13
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 0 0.00 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 33 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1990[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 October 1990 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 33 19 57.58 -4
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 12 12 36.36 0
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 11 7 21.21 -2
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 9 0 0.00 -2
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 1 0 0.00 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 14 42.42 +4
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 0 0.00 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 33 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1986[edit]

e • d Summary of the 3 August 1986 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 33 23 69.70 -2
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 12 12 36.36 +2
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 11 9 27.27 +1
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 9 2 6.06 -4
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 1 0 0.00 -1
Democratic Action Party DAP 10 30.30 +8
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 0 0.00 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 33 100.00 +6
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1982[edit]

e • d Summary of the 22 April 1982 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 27 25 92.59 +5
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 10 10 37.04 +1
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 9 8 29.63 0
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 7 6 22.22 +4
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 1 1 3.70 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 2 7.41 -3
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 0 0.00 -1
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 27 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1978[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 July 1978 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 27 20 74.07 -3
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 10 9 33.33 0
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 11 8 29.63 -3
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 5 2 7.41 +1
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 1 1 3.70 0
Democratic Action Party DAP 5 18.52 +3
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 3.70 0
Independents IND 1 3.70 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 27 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1974[edit]

e • d Summary of the 24 August 1974 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
National Front[a] BN 27 107,341 50.70 23 85.19 +19
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 11 11 40.74 -5
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 9 9 33.33 +5
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 5 1 3.70 +1
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 1 1 3.70 +1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1 1 3.70 +1
Democratic Action Party DAP 22 52,368 24.73 2 7.41 -1
Parti Keadilan Masyarakat Malaysia PEKEMAS 24 27,161 12.83 1 3.70 New
Malaysian People's Socialist Party PSRM 20 13,516 6.38 0 0.00 0
Homeland Consciousness Union KITA 7 2,654 1.25 0 0.00 New
Independents IND 10 8,697 4.11 1 3.70 +1
Valid votes 211,737
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 27 100.00 +3
Did not vote
Registered voters 271,133
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using dacing election symbol on the ballot papers.

1969[edit]

e • d Summary of the 10 May 1969 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 19 96,943 47.15 16 66.67 New
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 24 71,772 34.91 4 16.67 -14
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 10 36,535 17.77 4 16.67 -6
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 12 28,949 14.08 0 0.00 -6
Malayan Indian Congress MIC 2 6,288 3.06 0 0.00 -2
Democratic Action Party DAP 3 17,336 8.43 3 12.50 New
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 4 12,888 6.27 0 0.00 0
Parti Ra'ayat Ra'ayat 1 2,390 1.16 1 4.17 +1
People's Progressive Party PPP 3 743 0.36 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 3 3,537 1.72 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 205,609
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 24 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.

1964[edit]

e • d Summary of the 25 April 1964 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 23 94,242 46.97 18 75.00 +1
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 10 47,975 23.91 10 41.67 0
Malayan Chinese Association MCA 11 37,773 18.83 6 25.00 0
Malayan Indian Congress MIC 2 8,494 4.23 2 8.33 +1
Malayan Peoples' Socialist Front[b] SF 24 66,001 32.89 2 8.33 -5
Labour Party of Malaya Lab 15 46,546 23.20 2 8.33 -5
Parti Ra'ayat Ra'ayat 9 19,455 9.70 0 0.00 0
United Democratic Party UDP 21 33,786 16.84 4 16.67 New
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 4 4,305 2.15 0 0.00 0
People's Action Party PAP 3 1,059 0.53 0 0.00 New
People's Progressive Party PPP 1 670 0.33 0 0.00 0
Independents IND 1 587 0.29 0 0.00 0
Valid votes 200,650
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 24 100.00 0
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.
  2. ^ Contested using kepala lembu, cangkul, pen, rantai election symbol on the ballot papers.

1959[edit]

e • d Summary of the 6 June 1959 Penang State Legislative Assembly election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won % +/–
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 24 17 70.83 +3
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 10 10 41.67 +3
Malayan Chinese Association MCA 12 6 25.00 +1
Malayan Indian Congress MIC 2 1 4.17 -1
Malayan Peoples' Socialist Front[b] SF 7 29.17 New
Labour Party of Malaya Lab 7 29.17 +7
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 0 0.00 0
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 24 100.00 +10
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.
  2. ^ Contested using kepala lembu, cangkul, pen, rantai election symbol on the ballot papers.

1955[edit]

e • d Summary of the 19 February 1955 Penang Settlement Council election results
Party Candidates Vote Seats
Votes % Won %
Alliance Party[a] Alliance 14 14 100.00
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 7 7 50.00
Malayan Chinese Association MCA 5 5 35.71
Malayan Indian Congress MIC 2 2 14.29
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party PMIP 0 0.00
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
Total votes (voter turnout: %) ' 100.00 14 100.00
Did not vote
Registered voters '
Voting age population (aged 21 years and above) '
Penang's population '

Source:

  1. ^ Contested using kapal layar election symbol on the ballot papers.

State constituencies[edit]

Elected members of the Penang State Legislative Assembly[edit]

Elected members of the Penang Settlement Council[edit]

References[edit]