Kangar (federal constituency)

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Kangar (P002)
Perlis constituency
DUN Perlis 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Noor Amin Ahmad
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2020)[1]56,059
Area (km²)[2]141

Kangar is a federal constituency in Perlis, 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.

Demographics[edit]

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

  Malay (81.71%)
  Chinese (15.23%)
  Indian (1.68%)
  Other ethnicities (1.38%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Kangar constituency is divided into 31 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Bintong (N06) Nesam 002/06/01 SK Padang Kota
Abi 002/06/02 SK Abi
Kechor 002/06/03 SR Islam 1
Hutan Melintang 002/06/04 SK Behor Empiang
Telok Kachang 002/06/05 SK Stella Maris
Wang Bintong 002/06/06 SK Bintong
Sena(N07) Kampong Salang 002/07/01 SK Kampong Salang
Repoh 002/07/02 Kolej Vokesional Kangar
Alor Lanchang 002/07/03 SK Jejawi
Taman Indera 002/07/04 SK Seri Indera
Tok Peduka 002/07/05 SK Sena
Padang Bohor 002/07/06 SM Sains Tuanku Syed Putra
Padang Petani 002/07/07 Institut Latihan Perindustrian Kangar (ILP)
Indera Kayangan (N08) Padang Katong 002/08/01 SK Putra
Derma 002/08/02 SMK Syed Hassan
Pekan Lama Kangar 002/08/03 SMK Derma
Pengkalan Assam 002/08/04 SMK Putra
Pekan Baru Kangar 002/08/05 SK Seri Perlis
Seberang Bakau 002/08/06 SJK (C) Khoon Aik
Behor Gandin 002/08/07 SK Jalan Raja Syed Alwi
Kuala Perlis (N09) Seberang Alor 002/09/01 SJK (C) Choon Siew
Hujong Tanjong 002/09/02 SJK (C) Khay Beng
Kepala Batas 002/09/03 SK Kuala Perlis
Seberang Tok Pi 002/09/04 SMK Kuala Perlis
Padang Besar Selatan 002/09/05 SK Padang Besar Selatan
Kayang (N10) Titi Tok Bandar 002/10/01 SK Panggau
Bangsai Lebah 002/10/02 SK Kayang
Temak 002/10/03 SK Dato Wan Ahmad
Seriab 002/10/04 SMK Dato' Ali Ahmad
Gunong Utan Aji 002/10/05 SMK Syed Alwi
Hujung Batu 002/10/06 SK Ujong Batu (Blok Dahlia)

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kangar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Perlis Utara
4th 1974–1978 Shaari Jusoh BN (UMNO)
5th 1978–1982
6th 1982–1986 Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad
7th 1986–1990
8th 1990–1995 Ishak Arshad
9th 1995–1999 Md Isa Sabu
10th 1999–2003 Abdul Hamid Pawanteh
2003-2004 Vacant VAC
11th 2004–2008 Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad BN (UMNO)
12th 2008–2013
13th 2013–2018 Shaharuddin Ismail
14th 2018–present Noor Amin Ahmad PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kangar Bandar Kangar
Beseri
Bintong
Chuping
Indera Kayangan
Kayang
Kuala Perlis
Oran
Padang Pauh
Paya
Sena
Titi Tinggi

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N6 Bintong Azlan Man BN (UMNO)
N7 Sena Asrul Nizan Abd. Jalil PH (PKR)
N8 Indera Kayangan Gan Ay Ling
N9 Kuala Perlis Nor Azam Karap
N10 Kayang Hamizan Hassan BN (UMNO)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Noor Amin Ahmad 20,909 46.80 +46.80
BN Ramli Shariff 15,306 34.26 −20.47
PAS Zahid Ibrahim 8,465 18.95 −26.32
Total valid votes 44,680
Total rejected ballots 806
Unreturned ballots 217
Turnout 45,703 81.70
Registered electors 55,938
Majority 5,603 12.54
PH gain from BN Swing +33.64
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perlis [P.U. (B) 232/2018]" (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 Perlis [P.U. (B) 306/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shaharuddin Ismail 23,343 54.73 −15.39
PAS Baharuddin Ahmad 19,306 45.27 +45.27
Total valid votes 42,649 100.00
Total rejected ballots 660
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 43,431 84.81
Registered electors 51,207
Majority 4,037 9.46
BN hold Swing -30.33
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad 23,821 70.12 +0.78
PKR Tunku Abdul Rahman Tunku Ismail 10,150 29.88 +29.88
Total valid votes 33,971 100.00
Total rejected ballots 808
Unreturned ballots 167
Turnout 34,946 80.17
Registered electors 43,591
Majority 13,671 40.94
BN hold Swing -14.55


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad 22,498 69.34 +12.36
PAS Ishar Saad 9,950 30.66 −12.36
Total valid votes 32,448 100.00
Total rejected ballots 548
Unreturned ballots 99
Turnout 33,095 81.68
Registered electors 40,517
Majority 12,548 38.68
BN hold Swing +12.36


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Hamid Pawanteh 16,529 56.98 +1.42
PAS Zainul Abidin Yahaya 12,480 43.02 −1.42
Total valid votes 29,009 100.00
Total rejected ballots 482
Unreturned ballots 73
Turnout 29,564 79.42
Registered electors 37,224
Majority 4,049 13.96
BN hold Swing +1.42


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Md Isa Sabu 20,000 55.56 −13.43
PAS Aziz Shariff 16,000 44.44 +44.44
Total valid votes 36,000 100.00
Total rejected ballots 23
Unreturned ballots 177
Turnout 36,200
Registered electors
Majority 4,000 11.12
BN hold Swing -28.94


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ishak Arshad 26,819 68.99 −1.52
S46 Rosnah Darus 12,056 31.01 +31.01
Total valid votes 38,875 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,450
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 40,325 75.19
Registered electors 53,630
Majority 14,763 37.98
BN hold Swing -16.27


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad 22,463 70.51 -1.00
PAS Shuib Mohamad 9,397 29.49 +1.00
Total valid votes 31,860 100.00
Total rejected ballots 730
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,590 72.29
Registered electors 45,082
Majority 13,066 41.02
BN hold Swing -1.00


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad 22,251 71.51 +4.70
PAS Musa Mohamed 8,866 28.49 -4.70
Total valid votes 31,117 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,279
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,396 77.16
Registered electors 41,983
Majority 13,385 43.02
BN hold Swing +4.70


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shaari Jusoh 17,612 66.81 +3.18
PAS Ahmad Long 8,750 33.19 +33.19
Total valid votes 26,362 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,625
Majority 8,862 33.62
BN hold Swing -15.01


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Shaari Jusoh 14,250 63.63
Independent Raja Mokhtaruddin Raja Mohamed Din 5,349 23.88
PSRM Saad Man 2,796 12.48
Total valid votes 22,395 100.00
Total rejected ballots 931
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,326 80.65
Registered electors 28,924
Majority 8,901 39.75
This was a new constituency created.

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