Kuala Berang (state constituency)

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Kuala Berang
Terengganu constituency
State constituency
LegislatureTerengganu State Legislative Assembly
MLA
 
 
 
Mamad Puteh
PAS
Constituency created1973
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]17,848

Kuala Berang is a state constituency in Terengganu, Malaysia. It is currently represented in the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Getang, Pasir Tinggi, Sungai Ular, Tanggul, Bandar Kuala Berang, Bukit Tok Bat, Telaga, Tanjung Putat, Langgar, Kampung Buluh, Tapu.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Getang, Pasir Tinggi, Sungai Ular, Tanggul, Bandar Kuala Berang, Bukit Tok Bat, Telaga, Tanjung Putat, Langgar, Kampung Buluh, Tapu, Sungai Petai, Tajin.[3]

Representation history[edit]

Demographics[edit]

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Ethnic breakdown of Kuala Berang's electorate as of 2018[4]

  Malay (98.86%)
  Chinese (0.89%)
  Indian (0.06%)
  Other ethnicities (0.19%)
Total electors by polling district in 2016
Polling district Electors
Getang 1,010
Pasir Tinggi 1,013
Sungai Ular 1,229
Tanggul 1,032
Bandar Kuala Berang 1,733
Bukit Tok Bat 1,455
Telaga 2,428
Tanjung Putat 767
Langgar 1,811
Kampung Buluh 1,735
Tapu 700
Sungai Petai 681
Tajin 735
Total 16,329
Source: Malaysian Election Commission[5]

Election results[edit]

Terengganu state election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mamad Puteh 7,707 50.33 -
BN Tengku Putera Tengku Awang 6,637 43.34 -
PH Mohd Nor Othman 969 6.33 -
Total valid votes 15,313 100.00
Total rejected ballots 199
Unreturned ballots ?
Turnout 15,512 86.91
Registered electors 17,848
Majority 1,070 -
PAS gain from BN Swing ?

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 2018-04-16. p. 12. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-19.
  3. ^ "14th General Election Malaysia (GE14 / PRU14) - Terengganu". election.thestar.com.my.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference star was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ "Report on the Redelineation of Electoral Constituencies in Peninsular Malaysia in 2018" (PDF). Election Commission of Malaysia. 1. 2018.