Kota Bharu (federal constituency)

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Kota Bharu (P021)
Kelantan constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]88,708
Area (km²)[2]33

Kota Bharu is a federal constituency in Kota Bharu District , Kelantan, 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 Kota Bharu's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (84.46%)
  Chinese (14.21%)
  Indian (0.78%)
  Other ethnicities (0.56%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Kota Bharu constituency is divided into 33 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tanjong Mas (N08) Wakaf Mek Zainab 021/08/01 SK Tengku Indera Petra
Tanjong Chat 021/08/02 SK Padang Garong 2
Sungai Keladi 021/08/03 SMK Putera
Kok Pasir 021/08/04 SMK Tanjung Mas
Khatib Ali 021/08/05 SMK Dato' Ahmad Maher
Tanjong Mas 021/08/06 Maahad Muhammadi (Lelaki)
Cherang 021/08/07 SK Sultan Ismail (4)
Kampung Bayam 021/08/08 SK Sultan Ismail (2)
Langgar 021/08/09 SK Langgar
Paya Bemban 021/08/10 SK Islah
Kota Lama (N09) Kubang Pasu 021/09/01 SMK Zainab 2
Kelochor 021/09/02 SJK (C) Chung Cheng
Kebun Sultan 021/09/03 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Merbau 021/09/04 SK Merbau
Atas Banggol 021/09/05 SMJK Chung Hwa
Jalan Pejabat Pos Lama 021/09/06 Maahadi Muhammadi (Perempuan)
Bandar 021/09/07 SMJK Chung Cheng
Padang Garong 021/09/08 SK Padang Garong 1
Kota Lama 021/09/09 SK Kampung Sireh
Islah Lama 021/09/10 SK Sri Bemban
Kampung Dusun 021/09/11 SK Padang Garong 1
Kubor Kuda 021/09/12 SK Kampung Sireh
Bunut Payong(N10) Kg Sireh Bawah Lembah 021/10/01 Tadika Tg. Anis 1
Kubor Kuda 021/10/02 SMA Naim Lil-Banat
Jalan Raja Dewa 021/10/03 SMK Sultan Ismail
Telipot 021/10/04 Maktab Sultan Ismail
Kampung Belukar 021/10/05 SMK Zainab (1)
Bunut Payong Hilir 021/10/06 SK Sultan Ismail (1)
Pintu Geng 021/10/07 SMK Pintu Geng
Kota Utata 021/10/08 SK Kota
Lundang 021/10/09 SK Lundang
Bunut Payong 021/10/10 SK Bunut Payong
Kampung Wakaf Che Yeh 021/10/11 SMK Kota

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Bharu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Kota Bharu Hilir
4th 1974-1978 Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Ilani Isahak S46
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Ramli Ibrahim KEADILAN
11th 2004-2008 Mohd Zaid Ibrahim BN (UMNO)
12th 2008-2013 Wan Abdul Rahim Wan Abdullah PAS
13th 2013-2018 Takiyuddin Hassan
14th 2018-2020
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
Kota Bharu Bunut Payong
Kota Lama
Kubang Kerian
Lundang
Padang Garong
Sungei Keladi
Tanjong Mas
Telipot

Current state assembly members[edit]

State constituency in Kota Bharu
No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N8 Tanjong Mas Rohani Ibrahim PN (PAS)
N9 Kota Lama Tan Teng Loon @ Anuar Tan Abdullah
N10 Bunut Payong Ramli Mamat

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N8 Tanjong Mas Kota Bharu Municipal Council
N9 Kota Lama Kota Bharu Municipal Council
N10 Bunut Payong Kota Bharu Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Takiyuddin Hassan 28,291 42.24 -19.85
PH Husam Musa 22,422 33.48 +33.48
BN Fikhran Hamshi Mohamad Fatmi 16,256 24.27 -13.41
Total valid votes 66,969 100.00
Total rejected ballots 689
Unreturned ballots 648
Turnout 68,306 77.00
Registered electors 88,708
Majority 5,869 8.76
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party hold Swing -26.67
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Kelantan [P.U. (B) 234/2018]" (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 Kelantan [P.U. (B) 308/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Takiyuddin Hassan 40,620 62.09 +1.43
BN Mohamad Fatmi Che Salleh 24,650 37.68 -1.66
Independent Mohd Zakiman Abu Bakar 148 0.23 +0.23
Total valid votes 65,418 100.00
Total rejected ballots 666
Unreturned ballots 193
Turnout 66,277 81.55
Registered electors 81,268
Majority 15,970 24.41
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party hold Swing +1.55
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Wan Abdul Rahim Wan Abdullah 32,129 60.66 +60.66
BN Mohamad Fatmi Che Salleh 20,841 39.34 -12.54
Total valid votes 52,970 100.00
Total rejected ballots 609
Unreturned ballots 131
Turnout 53,710 78.68
Registered electors 68,261
Majority 11,288 21.32
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +36.60


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Zaid Ibrahim 23,831 51.88 +14.04
PKR Nik Mahmood Nik Hassan 22,108 48.12 -13.10
Total valid votes 45,939 100.00
Total rejected ballots 768
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,707 76.06
Registered electors 61,408
Majority 1,723 3.76
BN gain from PKR Swing +13.57


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Ramli Ibrahim 26,723 61.22 +61.22
BN Ilani Isahak 16,517 37.84 -4.68
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Front Mohd Din Nizam Din 409 0.94 +0.94
Total valid votes 43,649 100.00
Total rejected ballots 995
Unreturned ballots 118
Turnout 44,762 71.03
Registered electors 63,018
Majority 10,206 23.38
PKR gain from S46 Swing +32.95


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
S46 Ilani Isahak 24,096 57.48 -11.13
BN Ahmad Rastom Ahmad Maher 17,828 42.52 +12.38
Total valid votes 41,924 100.00
Total rejected ballots 902
Unreturned ballots 224
Turnout 43,050 71.31
Registered electors 60,370
Majority 6,268 14.96
S46 hold Swing -11.76


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
S46 Ilani Isahak 27,566 68.61 +68.61
BN Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail 12,106 30.14 -26.93
Independent Saifuddin Daud 503 1.25 +1.25
Total valid votes 40,175 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,079
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,254 73.35
Registered electors 56,610
Majority 15,460 38.47
S46 gain from BN Swing +47.77


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail 20,310 57.07 -1.19
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Hassan Abdullah 15,277 42.93 +6.34
Total valid votes 35,587 100.00
Total rejected ballots 695
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,282 68.96
Registered electors 52,613
Majority 5,033 14.14
BN hold Swing -3.77


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail 21,424 58.26 -7.47
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Salehudin Abdullah 13,454 36.59 +2.32
DAP Kang Sam Chuan 1,896 5.16 +5.16
Total valid votes 36,774 100.00
Total rejected ballots 784
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 37,558 74.76
Registered electors 50,238
Majority 7,970 21.67
BN hold Swing -4.90


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail 18,136 65.73 N/A
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Lah 9,454 34.27 +34.27
Total valid votes 27,590 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 41,162
Majority 8,682 31.46
BN hold Swing N/A


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail won uncontested.
BN Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 38,958
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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