Kangar (federal constituency)

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Kangar
Perlis constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Noor Amin Ahmad
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]55,938
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.

History[edit]

2004–16: The constituency contains the polling districts of Nesam, Abi, Kechor, Hutan Melintang, Telok Kachang, Wang Bintong, Kampong Salang, Repoh, Alor Lanchang, Taman Indera, Tok Peduka, Padang Bohor, Padang Petani, Padang Katong, Derma, Pekan Lama Kangar, Pengkalan Assam, Pekan Baru Kangar, Seberang Bakau, Behor Gandin, Seberang Alor, Hujong Tanjong, Kepala Batas, Seberang Tok Pi, Padang Besar Selatan, Titi Tok Bandar, Bangsal Lebah, Temak, Seriab, Gunong Utan Aji, Hujung Batu.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Nesam, Abi, Kechor, Hutan Melintang, Telok Kachang, Wang Bintong, Kampong Salang, Repoh, Alor Lanchang, Taman Indera, Tok Peduka, Padang Bohor, Padang Petani, Padang Katong, Derma, Pekan Lama Kangar, Pengkalan Assam, Pekan Baru Kangar, Seberang Bakau, Behor Gandin, Seberang Alor, Hujong Tanjong, Kepala Batas, Seberang Tok Pi, Padang Besar Selatan, Titi Tok Bandar, Bangsal Lebah, Temak, Seriab, Gunong Utan Aji, Hujung Batu.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kangar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974–78 Shaari Jusoh BN
5th 1978–82
6th 1982–86 Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad
7th 1986–90
8th 1990–95 Ishak Arshad
9th 1995–99 Md Isa Sabu
10th 1999–2003 Abdul Hamid Pawanteh
11th 2004–08 Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad
12th 2008–13
13th 2013–18 Shaharuddin Ismail
14th 2018–present Noor Amin Ahmad PH (PKR)

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
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
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
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
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
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
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad 22,463 70.51
PAS Shuib Mohamad 9,397 29.49
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
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad 22,251 71.51
PAS Musa Mohamed 8,866 28.49
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
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shaari Jusoh 17,612 66.81
PAS Ahmad Long 8,750 33.19
Total valid votes 26,362 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,625
Majority 8,862
BN hold Swing
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
This was a new constituency created.

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