Gopeng (federal constituency)

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Gopeng
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Lee Boon Chye
PH
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018

Gopeng 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 Sungai Rokam, Sungai Rapat, Rapat Jaya, Pengkalan Pegoh, Sri Rahmat, Sri Jaya, Pekan Razaki, Taman Taufik, Pengkalan Barat, Desa Pakatan, Pengkalan Gate, Ara Payong, Kampong Pisang, Desa Pelancongan, Ampang Baharu, Kampong Seri Ampang, Taman Ampang, Taman Ipoh Jaya, Rapat Setia Baru, Rapat Setia, Gunong Rapat Utara, Gunung Rapat Selatan, Kampong Sengat, Taman Bersatu, Simpang Pulai, Kampong Kepayang, Kampong Tekkah Baharu, Kampong Bharu Kopisan, Lawan Kuda Barat, Lawan Kuda Timor, Lawan Kuda Selatan, Kampong Pulai, Gopeng, Kampong Sungai Itek, Kampong Rawa, Pos Raya.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sungai Rokam, Sungai Rapat, Rapat Jaya, Pengkalan Pegoh, Sri Rahmat, Sri Jaya, Pekan Razaki, Taman Taufik, Pengkalan Barat, Desa Pakatan, Pengkalan Gate, Ara Payong, Kampong Pisang, Desa Pelancongan, Ampang Baharu, Kampong Seri Ampang, Taman Ampang, Taman Ipoh Jaya, Rapat Setia Baru, Rapat Setia, Gunung Rapat Utara, Gunung Rapat Selatan, Kampong Sengat, Taman Bersatu, Simpang Pulai, Kampong Kepayang, Kampong Tekkah Baharu, Kampong Bharu Kopisan, Lawan Kuda Barat, Lawan Kuda Timor, Lawan Kuda Selatan, Kampong Pulai, Gopeng, Kampong Sungai Itek, Kampong Rawa, Pos Raya.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Gopeng
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1987 Tan Koon Swan BN (MCA)
1987-1990 Ting Chew Peh
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Lee Boon Chye PKR
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Lee Boon Chye 48,923 61.75
BN Heng Seai Kie 19,145 24.16
PAS Ismail Ariffin 11,165 14.09
Total valid votes 79,233 100.00
Total rejected ballots 853
Unreturned ballots 446
Turnout 80,532 81.21
Registered electors 99,167
Majority 29,778 35.58
PH gain from PKR 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 % ∆%
PKR Lee Boon Chye 47,558 59.59 + 2.51
BN Tan Chin Meng 32,249 40.41 - 2.51
Total valid votes 79,807 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,456
Unreturned ballots 179
Turnout 81,442 83.88
Registered electors 97,092
Majority 15,309 19.18
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Lee Boon Chye 29,696 57.08 + 23.20
BN Ling Hee Leong 22,328 42.92 - 23.20
Total valid votes 52,024 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,279
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 53,303 71.70
Registered electors 74,344
Majority 7,368 14.16
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ting Chew Peh 30,312 66.12 + 8.56
KEADILAN Lee Boon Chye 15,530 33.88 + 33.88
Total valid votes 45,842 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,491
Unreturned ballots 233
Turnout 47,566 69.47
Registered electors 68,469
Majority 14,782 32.24
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ting Chew Peh 21,254 57.56 - 16.48
DAP Abd. Rahman Said Alli 14,848 40.20 + 14.44
MDP Syed Ahmad Imdadz Said Abas 829 2.24 + 2.24
Total valid votes 36,931 100.00
Total rejected ballots 819
Unreturned ballots 669
Turnout 38,419 69.17
Registered electors 55,542
Majority 6,406 17.36
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ting Chew Peh 22,774 74.04 + 11.40
DAP Lim Meng Loong 7,986 25.96 - 11.40
Total valid votes 30,760 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,318
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,078 68.01
Registered electors 47,166
Majority 14,788 48.08
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ting Chew Peh 14,991 62.64 + 2.02
DAP Hong Chin Poh 8,940 37.36 - 1.53
Total valid votes 23,931 100.00
Total rejected ballots 794
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,725 68.02
Registered electors 36,349
Majority 6,051 25.28
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general by-election, 16 May 1987
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Tan Koon Swan, who was serving a prison term in Singapore.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%

BN Ting Chew Peh 12,619 60.62 + 0.25
DAP Ahmad Nor 8,096 38.89 + 4.96
Independent Tan Kee Chye 103 0.49 + 0.49
Total valid votes 20,818 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 34,142
Majority 4,523 21.73
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tan Koon Swan 14,009 60.37
DAP Quek Swee Siang 7,874 33.93
PAS Abdul Majid Salleh 981 4.23
SDP Leong Wai Man 341 1.47
Total valid votes 23,205 100.00
Total rejected ballots 518
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,723 67.71
Registered electors 35,034
Majority 6,135 26.44
This was a new constituency created.

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