Jerai (federal constituency)

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Jerai (P012)
Kedah constituency
DUN Kedah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Sabri Azit
PN
Constituency created1958
Constituency abolished1995
Constituency re-created2003
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]80,952
Area (km²)[2]458

Jerai is a federal constituency in Yan District and Kuala Muda District , 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.

Demographics[edit]

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

  Malay (80.19%)
  Chinese (13.58%)
  Indian (5.91%)
  Other ethnicities (0.32%)

History[edit]

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

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Jerai constituency is divided into 53 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Sungai Limau (N20) Matang Buloh 012/20/01 SK Permatang Buloh
Sungai Dedap 012/20/02 SK Sungai Dedap
Gelam Tiga 012/20/03 SMA Nahdzah
Bukit Choras 012/20/04 SMA Nahdzah
Bukit Besar 012/20/05 SK Bukit Besar
Simpang Tiga Luar 012/20/06 SK Simpang Tiga Sungai Daun
Simpang Tiga 012/20/07 SJK (C) Aik Min
Selengkoh 012/20/08 SK Haji Kassim Jasin
Sungai Daun 012/20/09 SK Sungai Daun Tengah
Sungai Limau 012/20/10 SK Sungai Limau
Kabu Sepuloh 012/20/11 SMK Sungai Limau
Sungai Kering 012/20/12 SK Sungai Kering
Sedaka 012/20/13 SK Ulu Sedaka
Ulu Sedaka 012/20/14 SK Ulu Sedaka
Padang Lumat 012/20/15 SMK Batu 17
Batu Enam Belas 012/20/16 SK Padang Lumat
Kampung Titi Batu 012/20/17 SJK (C) Pei Hwa
Dulang Kechil 012/20/18 SK Dulang
Dulang Besar 012/20/19 SMK Dulang
Guar Chempedak (N21) Pondok Haji Majid 012/21/01 SK Haji Hussin Dol
Taman Sri Wangsa 012/21/02 SMK Guar Chempedak
Pondok Haji Hussein 012/21/03 SK Guar Chempedak
Titi Teras 012/21/04 SJK (C) Pei Eng
Teroi 012/21/05 SK Teroi
Titi Serong 012/21/06 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Kuala Yan Kechil 012/21/07 SMA Fauzi
Pekan Sungai Yan 012/21/08 SK Yan Kechil
Sungai Udang 012/21/09 SK Kampung Pauh
Singkir Darat 012/21/10 SK Singkir
Kampung Acheh 012/21/11 Maktab Mahmud Yan
Lubok Buoy 012/21/12 SK Haji Nyak Gam
Pekan Yan 012/21/13 SK Langkasuka
Sungai Raga 012/21/14 SJK (C) York Khoon
Ruat 012/21/15 SK Tok Mat Salleh
Singkir Laut 012/21/16 SK Singkir
Gurun(N22) Pekan Jeniang 012/22/01 SMK Tunku Sulong
Kampung Jeniang 012/22/02 SK Jeniang (Pusat)
Batu Sepuloh 012/22/03 SJK (C) Jeniang
Batu 9 012/22/04 SK Jeniang (Pusat)
Padang Lembu 012/22/05 SJK (C) Mah Wah Padang Lembu
Sungai Rotan 012/22/06 SJK (C) Yang Kao
Gurun 012/22/07 SK Gurun (Pusat)
Pulau Chengai 012/22/08 SK Gurun (Pusat)
Bongkok Gurun 012/22/09 SK Batu Empat
Pekan Gurun 012/22/10 SJK (C) Choong Hwa
Pekan Baru Gurun 012/22/11 SK Sri Jerai
Kampung Gurun 012/22/12 SMA Pekan Gurun
Taman Seri Jerai 012/22/13 SMK Gurun
Ladang Jerai 012/22/14 SJK (T) Ladang Harvard Bahagian I
Sungai Puntar 012/22/15 SJK (T) Ladang Sungai Puntar
Sungai Tok Pawang 012/22/16 SK Sungai Tok Pawang
Kampung Mesjid 012/22/17 SK Bedong
Pekan Bahru Bedong 012/22/18 SMK Bedong

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Jerai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kedah Tengah
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Mohamed Ismail Mohd Yusof Alliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Mohamed Ismail Mohd Yusof Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964–1969 Hanafiah Hussain
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971–1973 Hanafiah Hussain Alliance (UMNO)
1973–1974 BN (UMNO)
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, renamed to Yan
Constituency re-created from Merbok and Yan
11th 2004–2008 Badruddin Amiruldin BN (UMNO)
12th 2008–2013 Mohd Firdaus Jaafar PAS
13th 2013–2018 Jamil Khir Baharom BN (UMNO)
14th 2018–2020 Sabri Azit PAS
2020–present PN (PAS)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Jerai Guar Chempedak
Gurun
Sala
Sungai Limau
Yan
Yan-Merbok

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N20 Sungai Limau Mohd Azam Abd Samat PN (PAS)
N21 Guar Chempedak Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail PN (BERSATU)
N22 Gurun Johari Abdul PH (PKR)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N20 Sungai Limau Yan District Council
N21 Guar Chempedak Yan District Council
N22 Gurun Sungai Petani Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Sabri Azit 22,312 33.94 -17.00
BN Jamil Khir Baharom 21,773 33.12 -15.94
PH Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi 21,651 32.94 +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 -0.53
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 +3.21
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 +12.70


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Badruddin Amiruldin 30,154 60.43 +3.08
PAS Che Din Arshad 19,749 39.57 -3.08
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 +3.08


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 -1.22


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 +2.62


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ghazali Ahmad 13,636 55.95 -5.39
PAS Nakhaie Ahmad 10,736 44.05 +5.39
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 -5.39


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ismail Arshad 17,001 61.34 +4.74
PAS Ahmad Yusof 10,715 38.66 -4.74
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 22.68
BN hold Swing +4.74


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ismail Arshad 13,654 56.60 N/A
PAS Hussein Abu Bakar 10,469 43.40 +43.40
Total valid votes 24,123 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 32,536
Majority 3,185 13.2
BN hold Swing N/A


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 N/A


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 -10.53


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 +2.47


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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