Kuala Kedah (federal constituency)

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Kuala Kedah
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Azman Ismail
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]97,753
Area (km²)[2]233

Kuala Kedah is a federal constituency in Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 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 Titi Gajah, Alor Ganu, Alor Madi, Kota Rentang, Permatang Kong, Kubang Raja, Padang Hang, Padang Lalang, Gunong, Kubang Tedoh, Taman Aman, Pekan Anak Bukit, Kampung Anak Bukit, Pantai Johor, Alor Merah, Chegar, Alor Melintang, Sungai Baru, Mergong, Kuar Jawa, Kubang Jawi, Kubang Jambu, Kubang Rotan, Seberang Kota, Kampung Bahru, Pekan Kuala Kedah, Taman Sri Putra, Kampung Tengah, Kampung Balai, Kubang Panggas, Telok Chengai, Taman Seri Ampang, Taman Pelangi, Peremba, Tongkang Yard, Taman Sultan Badlishah, Taman Malek, Telok Kechai, Taman Sophia, Taman Bersatu, Telok Bagan, Tandop, Kebun Pinang, Tebengau, Kampung Benua, Taman Cengkeh, Simpang Empat, Selarong Panjang, Permatang Ibus, Kuala Sala, Sala Kechil, Selarong Batang, Buloh Lima, Taman Impian, Kota Sarang Semut.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Titi Gajah, Alor Ganu, Alor Madi, Kota Rentang, Permatang Kong, Kubang Raja, Padang Hang, Padang Lalang, Gunong, Kubang Tedoh, Taman Aman, Pekan Anak Bukit, Kampung Anak Bukit, Pantai Johor, Alor Merah, Chegar, Alor Melintang, Sungai Baru, Mergong, Kuar Jawa, Kubang Jawi, Kubang Jambu, Kubang Rotan, Seberang Kota, Kampung Bahru, Pekan Kuala Kedah, Taman Sri Putra, Kampung Tengah, Kampung Balai, Kubang Panggas, Telok Chengai, Taman Seri Ampang, Taman Pelangi, Peremba, Tongkang Yard, Taman Sultan Badlishah, Taman Malek, Telok Kechai, Taman Sophia, Taman Bersatu, Telok Bagan, Tandop, Kebun Pinang, Tebengau, Kampung Benua, Taman Cengkeh, Simpang Empat, Selarong Panjang, Permatang Ibus, Kuala Sala, Sala Kechil, Selarong Batang, Buloh Lima, Taman Impian, Kota Sarang Semut.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kuala Kedah
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah Alliance
2nd 1964–1969
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd 1971–1973 Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah Alliance
1973 Senu Abdul Rahman
1973–1974 BN
4th 1974–1978
5th 1978–1982
6th 1982–1986 Mohammad Abu Bakar Rautin Ibrahim
7th 1986–1990
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999 Zakaria Mohd Said
10th 1999–2004 Mohamad Sabu PAS
11th 2004–2008 Hashim Jahaya BN
12th 2008–2013 Ahmad Kassim PKR
13th 2013–2018 Azman Ismail
14th 2018–present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Azman Ismail 36,624 46.26
PAS Muhammad Riduan Othman 23,143 29.23
BN Abdullah Hasnan Kamaruddin 19,400 24.51
Total valid votes 79,167 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,111
Unreturned ballots 277
Turnout 80,555 82.41
Registered electors 97,753
Majority 13,481 17.03
PH gain from PKR 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 % ∆%
PKR Azman Ismail 42,870 53.06 - 2.39
BN Zaki Zamani Abd Rashid 37,923 46.94 + 2.39
Total valid votes 80,793 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,212
Unreturned ballots 248
Turnout 82,253 86.28
Registered electors 95,328
Majority 4,947 6.12
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Ahmad Kassim 35,689 55.45 + 55.45
BN Hashim Jahaya 28,671 44.55 - 13.53
Total valid votes 64,360 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,385
Unreturned ballots 5
Turnout 65,750 79.09
Registered electors 83,132
Majority 7,018 10.90
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hashim Jahaya 36,707 58.08 + 7.01
PAS Mohamad Sabu 26,493 41.92 - 7.01
Total valid votes 63,200 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,023
Unreturned ballots 109
Turnout 64,332 81.65
Registered electors 78,789
Majority 10,214 16.16
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mohamad Sabu 23,548 51.07 + 4.67
BN Fauzi Abdul Hamid 22,557 48.93 - 4.67
Total valid votes 46,105 100.00
Total rejected ballots 649
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 46,781 76.54
Registered electors 61,119
Majority 991 2.14
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zakaria Mohd Said 22,209 53.60 - 0.45
PAS Ali @ Fadzil Md Noor 19,223 46.40 + 0.45
Total valid votes 41,432 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,029
Unreturned ballots 151
Turnout 42,612 74.23
Registered electors 57,405
Majority 2,986 7.20
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohammad Abu Bakar Rautin Ibrahim 17,397 54.05 + 0.78
PAS Halim Arshat 14,792 45.95 - 0.78
Total valid votes 32,189 100.00
Total rejected ballots 717
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,906 75.35
Registered electors 43,670
Majority 2,605 8.10
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohammad Abu Bakar Rautin Ibrahim 15,992 53.26
PAS Ali @ Fadzil Md Noor 14,035 46.74
Total valid votes 30,027 100.00
Total rejected ballots 748
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,775 72.13
Registered electors 42,665
Majority 1,957 6.52
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohammad Abu Bakar Rautin Ibrahim 18,624 55.28
PAS Mat Din 13,160 39.06
DAP Wong Kok Wah 1,905 5.65
Total valid votes 33,689 100.00
Total rejected ballots 854
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 34,543 74.89
Registered electors 46,123
Majority 5,464
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Senu Abdul Rahman 14,907 50.98
PAS Ali @ Fadzil Md Noor 14,028 47.97
Independent Yaacob @ Salleh Abdullah 308 1.05
Total valid votes 29,243 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 40,445
Majority 879
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Senu Abdul Rahman 15,958 76.99
PSRM Wan Khazim @ Wan Hussein Wan Din 4,099 19.78
Independent Mohamed Isa Hussein 670 3.23
Total valid votes 20,727 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,288
Majority 11,859
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?

Malaysian general by-election, 20 January 1973
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Tunku Abdul Rahman
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Senu Abdul Rahman 16,471 61.27 + 4.88
Independent Siti Nor Hamid Tuah 10,410 38.73 + 38.73
Total valid votes 26,881 100.00
Total rejected ballots 264
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,145 66.87
Registered electors 40,595
Majority 6,061 22.54
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah 15,468 56.39 - 19.41
PMIP Abdul Aziz Abdullah 11,964 43.61 + 19.41
Total valid votes 27,432 100.00
Total rejected ballots 987
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,419 77.07
Registered electors 36,874
Majority 3,504 12.78
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah 17,109 75.80 + 5.02
PMIP Mustaffa Mohd Said 5,462 24.20 - 5.02
Total valid votes 22,571 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,014
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,585 78.95
Registered electors 29,872
Majority 11,647 51.60
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Tunku Abdul Rahman Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah 13,032 70.16
PMIP Hassan Abdul Rahman 5,542 29.84
Total valid votes 18,574 100.00
Total rejected ballots 244
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,818 72.53
Registered electors 25,946
Majority 7,490 40.32
This was a new constituency created.

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