Jerlun (federal constituency)

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Jerlun (P005)
Kedah constituency
DUN Kedah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mukhriz Mahathir
Pejuang
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]53,861
Area (km²)[2]316

Jerlun is a federal constituency in Kubang Pasu District , Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 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 Jerlun's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (91.23%)
  Chinese (6.89%)
  Other ethnicities (1.78%)
  Indian (0.1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Jerlun constituency is divided into 35 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Kota Sipiteh (N03) Kampung Bahagia 005/03/01 SMK Tunku Bendahara
Kampung Pering 005/03/02 SJK (C) Pei Min
Kampung Kandis 005/03/03 SK Kodiang (Baru)
Pekan Kodiang 005/03/04 SK Kodiang (Lama)
Kampung Kodiang 005/03/05 SK Tunku Bendahara
Kampung Siputeh 005/03/06 SJK (C) Pei Min
Megat Dewa 005/03/07 SK Megat Dewa
Bukit Hantu 005/03/08 SK Dato' Syed Nahar
Mesjid Paya 005/03/09 SK Dato' Syed Nahar
Batu 4 Jalan Sanglang 005/03/10 Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan B-2 Sanglang Batu 4, Jalan Sanglang
Manggol 005/03/11 SK Manggol Bongor
Tok Kepak 005/03/12 SK Tok Kepak
Sg Korok 2 Mk Sanglang 005/03/13 SK Haji Wan Yahya, Jalan Sanglang
Sg Korok 005/03/14 SK Haji Wan Yahya, Jalan Sanglang
Kampung Sanglang 005/03/15 SK Sanglang
Kerpan 005/03/16 SJK (C) Lam Min
Kuala Sanglang 005/03/17 SMK Sanglang
Ayer Hitam (N04) Padang Sera 005/04/01 SK Siputeh
Kampung Melele 005/04/02 SMA Nahdhah Hasanah Melele, Padang Sera
Kampung Putat 005/04/03 SK Putat
Kampung Imam 005/04/04 SMK Megat Dewa
Telaga Batu 005/04/05 SMK Tuanku Seri Indera Putera
Padang Perahu 005/04/06 SK Padang Perahu
Kampung Pida 005/04/07 SK Pida Tiga
Kampung Gurindam 005/04/08 SK Pulau Chapa
Alor Biak 005/04/09 SJK (C) Yuh Min
Kubang Sepat 005/04/10 SK Seri Muda
Lana Bulu 005/04/11 SK Dato' Sri Syed Ahmad
Permatang Paku 005/04/12 SK Matang Paku
Matang Bonglai 005/04/13 SK Tunku Laksamana
Jerlun 005/04/14 SK Jerlun
Lubok Pinang 005/04/15 SK Ayer Hitam
Pekan Ayer Hitam 005/04/16 SJK (C) Yuh Min
Kampung Gandai 005/04/17 SMK Ayer Hitam
Kubang Nipah 005/04/18 SMK Jerlun

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Jerlun
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Jerlun-Langkawi
9th 1995–1999 Hanafi Ramli BN (UMNO)
10th 1999–2004 Abu Bakar Othman PAS
11th 2004–2008 Abdul Rahman Ariffin BN (UMNO)
12th 2008–2013 Mukhriz Mahathir
13th 2013–2018 Othman Aziz
14th 2018–2020 Mukhriz Mahathir PH (BERSATU)
2020 BERSATU
Independent
2020–present PEJUANG

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Jerlun Ayer Hitam
Kota Siputeh

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N3 Kota Siputeh Salmee Said PH (AMANAH)
N4 Ayer Hitam Azhar Ibrahim PN (PAS)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N3 Kota Siputeh Kubang Pasu Municipal Council
N4 Ayer Hitam Kubang Pasu Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mukhriz Mahathir 18,695 42.55 +42.55
PAS Abdul Ghani Ahmad 12,829 29.20 −17.17
BN Othman Aziz 12,413 28.25 −25.38
Total valid votes 43,937 100.00
Total rejected ballots 723
Unreturned ballots 162
Turnout 44,822 82.80
Registered electors 54,132
Majority 5,866 13.35
PH gain from BN Swing +29.86
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 Othman Aziz 24,161 53.63 +0.62
PAS Ismail Salleh 20,891 46.37 −0.62
Total valid votes 45,052 100.00
Total rejected ballots 730
Unreturned ballots 117
Turnout 45,899 87.62
Registered electors 52,383
Majority 3,270 7.26
BN hold Swing +0.62
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mukhriz Mahathir 19,424 53.01 +0.04
PAS Idris Ahmad 17,219 46.99 −0.04
Total valid votes 36,643 100.00
Total rejected ballots 599
Unreturned ballots 55
Turnout 37,297 81.95
Registered electors 45,513
Majority 2,205 6.02
BN hold Swing +0.04


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahman Ariffin 19,123 52.97 +3.53
PAS Idris Ahmad 16,981 47.03 −3.53
Total valid votes 36,104 100.00
Total rejected ballots 718
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,822 83.41
Registered electors 44,145
Majority 2,142 5.94
BN gain from PAS Swing +3.53


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Abu Bakar Othman 17,104 50.56 −4.95
BN Ismail Taib 16,724 49.44 +4.95
Total valid votes 33,828 100.00
Total rejected ballots 595
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 34,436 78.26
Registered electors 44,002
Majority 380 1.12
PAS gain from BN Swing −4.95


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Hanafi Ramli 18,012 55.51
PAS Halim Arshat 14,436 44.49
Total valid votes 32,448 100.00
Total rejected ballots 975
Unreturned ballots 28
Turnout 33,451 76.24
Registered electors 43,875
Majority 3,576 11.02
This was a new constituency created.

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