Jerai (federal constituency)

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Jerai
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Sabri Azit
PAS
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]79,976
Area (km²)[2]458

Jerai is a federal constituency in Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since from 1959 to 1995, from 2004 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1995 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Matang Buloh, Sungai Dedap, Gelam Tiga, Bukit Choras, Bukit Besar, Simpang Tiga Luar, Simpang Tiga, Selengkoh, Sungai Daun, Sungai Limau, Kabu Sepuloh, Sungai Kering, Sedaka, Ulu Sedaka, Padang Lumat, Batu Enam Belas, Kampung Titi Batu, Dulang Kechil, Dulang Besar, Pondok Haji Majid, Taman Sri Wangsa, Pondok Haji Hussein, Titi Teras, Teroi, Titi Serong, Kuala Yan Kechil, Pekan Sungai Yan, Sungai Udang, Singkir Darat, Kampung Acheh, Lubok Buoy, Pekan Yan, Sungai Raga, Ruat, Singkir Laut, Pekan Jeniang, Kampung Jeniang, Batu Sepuloh, Batu 9, Padang Lembu, Sungai Rotan, Gurun, Pulau Chengai, Bongkok Gurun, Pekan Gurun, Pekan Baru Gurun, Kampung Gurun, Taman Seri Jerai, Ladang Jerai, Sungai Puntar, Sungai Tok Pawang, Kampung Mesjid, Pekan Bahru Bedong.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Matang Buloh, Sungai Dedap, Gelam Tiga, Bukit Choras, Bukit Besar, Simpang Tiga Luar, Simpang Tiga, Selengkoh, Sungai Daun, Sungai Limau, Kabu Sepuloh, Sungai Kering, Sedaka, Ulu Sedaka, Padang Lumat, Batu Enam Belas, Kampung Titi Batu, Dulang Kechil, Dulang Besar, Pondok Haji Majid, Taman Sri Wangsa, Pondok Haji Hussein, Titi Teras, Teroi, Titi Serong, Kuala Yan Kechil, Pekan Sungai Yan, Sungai Udang, Singkir Darat, Kampung Acheh, Lubok Buoy, Pekan Yan, Sungai Raga, Ruat, Singkir Laut, Pekan Jeniang, Kampung Jeniang, Batu Sepuloh, Batu 9, Padang Lembu, Sungai Rotan, Gurun, Pulau Chengai, Bongkok Gurun, Pekan Gurun, Pekan Baru Gurun, Kampung Gurun, Taman Seri Jerai, Ladang Jerai, Sungai Puntar, Sungai Tok Pawang, Kampung Mesjid, Pekan Bahru Bedong.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Jerai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Mohamed Ismail Mohd Yusof Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Mohamed Ismail Mohd Yusof Alliance
2nd 1964–1969 Hanafiah Hussain
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd 1971–1973 Hanafiah Hussain Alliance
1973–1974 BN
4th 1974–1978 Sanusi Junid
5th 1978–1982 Ismail Arshad
6th 1982–1986
7th 1986–1990 Ghazali Ahmad
8th 1990–1992
1992–1995 Badruddin Amiruldin
Constituency abolished
Constituency re-created from Yan
11th 2004–2008 Badruddin Amiruldin BN
12th 2008–2013 Mohd Firdaus Jaafar PAS
13th 2013–2018 Jamil Khir Baharom BN
14th 2018–present Sabri Azit PAS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Sabri Azit 22,312 33.94
BN Jamil Khir Baharom 21,773 33.12
PH Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi 21,651 32.94
Total valid votes 65,736 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,012
Unreturned ballots 172
Turnout 66,920 83.68
Registered electors 79,976
Majority 539 0.82
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Kedah [P.U. (B) 233/2018]" (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 Kedah [P.U. (B) 307/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Jamil Khir Baharom 32,429 50.94 + 3.21
PAS Mohd Firdaus Jaafar 31,233 49.06 - 3.21
Total valid votes 63,662 100.00
Total rejected ballots 952
Unreturned ballots 164
Turnout 64,778 87.06
Registered electors 74,410
Majority 1,196 1.88
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mohd Firdaus Jaafar 26,510 52.27 + 12.70
BN Badruddin Amiruldin 24,211 47.73 - 12.70
Total valid votes 50,721 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,070
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 51,913 78.97
Registered electors 65,739
Majority 2,299 4.54
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Badruddin Amiruldin 30,154 60.43
PAS Che Din Arshad 19,749 39.57
Total valid votes 49,903 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,015
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 50,918 79.70
Registered electors 63,887
Majority 10,405 20.86
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 4 March 1992
Upon the death of incumbent, Ghazali Ahmad
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Badruddin Amiruldin 14,538 57.35 - 1.22
PAS Nasir Othman 10,812 42.65 + 1.22
Total valid votes 25,350 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 37,171
Majority 3,726 14.70
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ghazali Ahmad 15,723 58.57 + 2.62
PAS Ahmad Subki Abd. Latif @ Subky Abd. Latif 11,121 41.43 - 2.62
Total valid votes 26,844 100.00
Total rejected ballots 620
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,464 73.89
Registered electors 37,168
Majority 4,602 17.14
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ghazali Ahmad 13,636 55.95
PAS Nakhaie Ahmad 10,736 44.05
Total valid votes 24,372 100.00
Total rejected ballots 535
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,907 71.69
Registered electors 34,741
Majority 2,900 11.90
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ismail Arshad 17,001 61.34
PAS Ahmad Yusof 10,715 38.66
Total valid votes 27,716 100.00
Total rejected ballots 871
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,587 77.35
Registered electors 36,957
Majority 6,286
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ismail Arshad 13,654 56.60
PAS Hussein Abu Bakar 10,469 43.40
Total valid votes 24,123 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 32,536
Majority 3,185
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Sanusi Junid won uncontested.
BN Sanusi Junid
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 28,704
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hanafiah Hussain 13,182 55.87 - 10.53
PMIP Abdul Rashid Abdul Razak 10,414 44.13 + 10.53
Total valid votes 23,596 100.00
Total rejected ballots 737
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,333 76.45
Registered electors 31,829
Majority 2,768 11.74
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hanafiah Hussain 14,002 66.40 + 2.47
PMIP Othman Yunus 7,085 33.60 - 2.47
Total valid votes 21,087 100.00
Total rejected ballots 701
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 21,788 77.07
Registered electors 28,271
Majority 6,917 32.80
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Ismail Mohd Yusof 11,350 63.93
PMIP Mahmood Abdullah 6,403 36.07
Total valid votes 17,753 100.00
Total rejected ballots 126
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,879 72.03
Registered electors 24,820
Majority 4,947 27.86
This was a new constituency created.

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