Jerlun (federal constituency)

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Jerlun (P005)
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mukhriz Mahathir
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]54,132
Area (km²)[2]316

Jerlun is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Bahagia, Kampung Pering, Kampung Kandis, Pekan Kodiang, Kampung Kodiang, Kampung Siputeh, Megat Dewa, Bukit Hantu, Mesjid Paya, Batu 4 Jalan Sanglang, Manggol, Tok Kepak, Sungai Korok, Batas Bengkok, Kampung Sanglang, Kerpan, Kuala Sanglang, Padang Sera, Kampung Melele, Kampung Putat, Kampung Imam, Telaga Batu, Padang Perahu, Kampung Pida, Kampung Gurindam, Alor Biak, Kubang Sepat, Lana Bulu, Permatang Paku, Matang Bonglai, Jerlun, Lubok Pinang, Pekan Ayer Hitam, Kampung Gandai, Kubang Nipah.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Bahagia, Kampung Pering, Kampung Kandis, Pekan Kodiang, Kampung Kodiang, Kampung Siputeh, Megat Dewa, Bukit Hantu, Mesjid Paya, Batu 4 Jalan Sanglang, Manggol, Tok Kepak, Sungai Korok, Batas Bengkok, Kampung Sanglang, Kerpan, Kuala Sanglang, Padang Sera, Kampung Melele, Kampung Putat, Kampung Imam, Telaga Batu, Padang Perahu, Kampung Pida, Kampung Gurindam, Alor Biak, Kubang Sepat, Lana Bulu, Permatang Paku, Matang Bonglai, Jerlun, Lubok Pinang, Pekan Ayer Hitam, Kampung Gandai, Kubang Nipah.

Representation history[edit]

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

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mukhriz Mahathir 18,695 42.55
PAS Abdul Ghani Ahmad 12,829 29.20
BN Othman Aziz 12,413 28.25
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 ?
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
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
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 ?
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 ?
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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