Jelutong (federal constituency)

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Jelutong
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Sanisvara Nethaji Rayer Rajaji Rayer
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Jelutong is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Jalan York, Sekolah Free, Taman Sekolah Free, Taman Abidin, Jalan Perak, Caunter Hall, City Stadium, Kampong Makam, Jalan Kajang, Sungai Pinang Road, City Infirmary, Jalan Trusan, West Jelutong, Bakau Street, East Jelutong, Jalan Madrasah, Bukit Dumbar, Lilitan Hargreaves, Chemor Lane, Lorong Parit Buntar, Jelutong Road, Panchor Road, Batu Lanchang, Solok Batu Lanchang, Jalan Penaga, Tingkat Jelutong, Desa Green.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Jalan York, Sekolah Free, Taman Sekolah Free, Taman Abidin, Jalan Perak, Caunter Hall, City Stadium, Kampong Makam, Jalan Kajang, Sungai Pinang Road, City Infirmary, Jalan Trusan, West Jelutong, Bakau Street, East Jelutong, Jalan Madrasah, Bukit Dumbar, Lilitan Hargreaves, Chemor Lane, Lorong Parit Buntar, Jelutong Road, Panchor Road, Batu Lanchang, Solok Batu Lanchang, Jalan Penaga, Tingkat Jelutong, Desa Green.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Jelutong
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Rasiah Rajasingam BN
5th 1978-1982 Karpal Singh Ram Singh DAP
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Lee Kah Choon BN
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Ooi Chuan Aun DAP
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Sanisvara Nethaji Rayer Rajaji Rayer PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Sanisvara Nethaji Rayer Rajaji Rayer 50,700 79.63 + 8.41
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 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 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
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
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
This was a new constituency created.

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