Jelutong (federal constituency)

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Jelutong (P050)
Penang constituency
Jelutong federal constituency.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Sanisvara Nethaji Rayer
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]76,991
Area (km²)[2]10

Jelutong is a federal constituency in Northeast Penang Island District, Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Jelutong's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (65.21%)
  Malay (22.62%)
  Indian (11.68%)
  Other ethnicities (0.49%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Jelutong constituency is divided into 27 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Datok Keramat (N29) Jalan York 050/29/01 SMK Union
Sekolah Free 050/29/02 SMK Penang Free
Taman Sekolah Free 050/29/03 SJK (C) Han Chiang
Taman Abdidin 050/29/04 SJK (C) Sum Sun
Jalan Perak 050/29/05 Sekolah Jepun Pulau Pinang
Caunter Hall 050/29/06 SMK Abdullah Munshi
City Stadium 050/29/07 SMK (P) Sri Mutiara
Kampong Makam 050/29/08 SJK (C) Tong Sian
Jalan Kajang 050/29/09 SJK (C) Convent Datuk Keramat
Sungai Pinang (N30) Sungai Pinang Road 050/30/01 SJK (T) Jalan Sungai
City Infitmary 050/30/02 SJK (T) Jalan Sungai
Jalan Trusan 050/30/03 SJK (C) Moh Ghee (Pusat)
West Jelutong 050/30/04 SJK (C) Moh Ghee (Pusat)
Bakau Street 050/30/05 SJK (C) Moh Ghee Cawangan
East Jelutong 050/30/06 SK Jelutong
Jalan Madrasah 050/30/07 SK Jelutong
Bukit Dumbar 050/30/08 SJK (C) Phei Shin
Batu Lanchang (N31) Lilitan Hargreaves 050/31/01 SK Jalan Hamilton
Chemor Lane 050/31/02 SMJK Heng Ee
Lorong Parit Buntar 050/31/03 SJK (C) Kheng Tean
Jelutong Road 050/31/04 SJK (C) Beng Teik (Cawangan)
Panchor Road 050/31/05 SJK (C) Jelutong
Batu Lanchang 050/31/06 SJK (C) Jelutong
Solok Batu Lanchang 050/31/07 SMK Jelutong
Jalan Penaga 050/31/08 SK Jelutong Barat
Tingkat Jelutong 050/31/09 SMK Jelutong
Desa Green 050/31/10 SK Convent Green Lane

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Jelutong
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Dato' Kramat
4th 1974-1978 Rasiah Rajasingam (ரசியா ராஜசிங்கம்) BN (GERAKAN)
5th 1978-1982 Karpal Singh Ram Singh (ਕਰਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ) DAP
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Lee Kah Choon (李家泉) BN (GERAKAN)
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Ooi Chuan Aun (黄泉安) DAP
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Sanisvara Nethaji Rayer (சானிஸ்வர நேதாஜி ரேயர்) PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Jelutong Batu Lancang
Bukit Gelugor
Datok Keramat
Sungai Pinang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N29 Datok Keramat Jagdeep Singh Deo PH (DAP)
N30 Sungai Pinang Lim Siew Khim
N31 Batu Lancang Ong Ah Teong

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N29 Datok Keramat Penang Island City Council
N30 Sungai Pinang Penang Island City Council
N31 Batu Lancang Penang Island City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Sanisvara Nethaji Rayer Rajaji Rayer 50,700 79.63 +79.63
BN Baljit Singh Jigiri Singh 12,529 19.67 - 9.11
MU Tan Sim Bee 437 0.69 + 0.69
Total valid votes 63,666 100.00
Total rejected ballots 720
Unreturned ballots 198
Turnout 64,584 83.90
Registered electors 76,991
Majority 38,171 59.96
PH hold 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 election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Ooi Chuan Aun 43,211 71.22 + 4.38
BN Ng Fook On 17,461 28.78 - 2.45
Total valid votes 60,672 100.00
Total rejected ballots 769
Unreturned ballots 274
Turnout 61,715 86.62
Registered electors 71,247
Majority 25,750 42.44
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Ooi Chuan Aun 30,493 66.84 + 25.63
BN Thor Teong See 14,247 31.23 - 27.56
Independent Badrul Zaman P. S. Md. Zakariah 882 1.93 + 1.93
Total valid votes 45,622 100.00
Total rejected ballots 743
Unreturned ballots 41
Turnout 46,406 75.85
Registered electors 61,181
Majority 16,246 35.61
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lee Kah Choon 24,988 58.79 + 7.82
DAP Gooi Seong Kin 17,518 41.21 - 7.82
Total valid votes 42,506 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,002
Unreturned ballots 30
Turnout 43,538 73.00
Registered electors 59,641
Majority 7,470 17.58
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lee Kah Choon 21,491 50.92 + 1.73
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 20,716 49.08 - 0.76
Total valid votes 42,207 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,012
Unreturned ballots 20
Turnout 43,239 72.82
Registered electors 55,562
Majority 775 1.84
BN gain from DAP Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 21,896 49.84 - 10.21
BN Rhina Bhar @ Rani Raj Pal 21,613 49.19 + 9.24
PBS Lim Cheak Kow 425 0.97 + 0.97
Total valid votes 43,934 100.00
Total rejected ballots 914
Unreturned ballots 74
Turnout 44,922 75.05
Registered electors 59,856
Majority 283 0.65
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 27,426 60.05 - 2.04
BN Ooi Ean Kwong 18,248 39.95 + 2.04
Total valid votes 45,674 100.00
Total rejected ballots 841
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,515 74.87
Registered electors 62,127
Majority 9,178 20.10
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 25,932 62.09
BN Lim Boo Chang 15,833 37.91
Total valid votes 41,765 100.00
Total rejected ballots 958
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 42,723 71.34
Registered electors 59,890
Majority 10,099 24.28
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 29,099 55.21
BN Ooi Ean Kwong 23,603 44.79
Total valid votes 52,702 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,168
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 53,870 75.77
Registered electors 71,093
Majority 5,496 10.42
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Karpal Singh Ram Singh 23,606 51.33
BN Lee Him 19,985 43.45
SDP Yeap Ghim Guan 2,401 5.22
Total valid votes 45,992 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 47,308
Registered electors 60,248
Majority 3,621 7.88
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rasiah Rajasingam 16,112 46.45
DAP Gooi Hock Seng @ Goi Hock Seng 10,152 29.27
PEKEMAS V. David 6,955 20.05
PSRM Teh Eng Siang 1,467 4.23
Total valid votes 34,686 100.00
Total rejected ballots 874
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 35,560 79.74
Registered electors 44,594
Majority 5,960 17.18
This was a new constituency created.

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