Kuantan (federal constituency)

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Kuantan (P083)
Pahang constituency
DUN Pahang 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Wan Razali Wan Nor
PN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]87,597
Area (km²)[2]165

Kuantan is a federal constituency Kuantan District, in Pahang, 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.

Demographics[edit]

https://live.chinapress.com.my/ge15/parliament/PAHANG

Ethnic breakdown of Kuantan's electorate as of 2022

  Malay (70.3%)
  Chinese (26.2%)
  Indian (3.1%)
  Other ethnicities (0.4%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Kuantan constituency is divided into 25 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling district Code Location
Teruntum(N14) Seri Kuantan 083/14/01 SK Galing
Perkampungan Teratai 083/14/02 SMK Alor Akar
Medan Tok Sira 083/14/03 SMK Tok Sera
Kubang Buaya 083/14/04 MRSM Kuantan
Kampung Selamat 083/14/05 SMA Al-Ihsan Kuantan
Bandar Kuantan 083/14/06 SK (P) Methodist Kuantan
Seri Teruntum 083/14/07 Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Kuantan
Kampung Jawa 083/14/08 SK Sultan Abdullah
Seri Belian 083/14/09 SK Teruntum
Lapang Besar 083/14/10 SMK (P) Methodist Kuantan
Tanjung Lumpur(N15) Medan Warisan 083/15/01 SJK (C) Chung Ching
Medan Makmur 083/15/02 SMK Tanah Putih
Seri Kemunting 083/15/03 Dewan Jabatan Pengairan Dan Saliran Daerah Kuantan
Tanjung Lumpur 083/15/04 SK Tanjung Lumpur
Kempadang 083/15/05
  • SK Kempadang
  • SJK (C) Pooi Ming
Kampung Peramu 083/15/06 SMK Tanjung Lumpur
Tanah Putih Baru 083/15/07 SK Tanah Putih Baru
Sungai Isap Murni 083/15/08 SK Sungai Isap Murni
Sungai Isap 083/15/09 SK Sungai Isap
Inderapura(N16) Kampung Belukar 083/16/01
  • SK Kampung Belukar
  • Dewan PM Najib
Kuala Penor 083/16/02 SK Kuala Penor
Cherok Paloh 083/16/03 SK Cherok Paloh
Ubai 083/16/04 SK Ubai
Kampung Pahang 083/16/05
  • Pusat Latihan Pertanian Inderapura
  • SK Bunut Rendang
Taman Guru 083/16/06
  • SMK Paya Besar
  • Kolej Poly-Tech MARA (KPTM) Kuantan

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kuantan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Pahang Timor
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Abdul Rahman Talib (عبدالرحمن طالب) Alliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Abdul Rahman Talib (عبدالرحمن طالب) Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964–1968
1968–1969 Mohamed Taib (محمد طائب)
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd 1971–1973 Mohamed Taib (محمد طائب) Alliance (UMNO)
1973–1974 BN (UMNO)
4th 1974–1978 Mohd Ali M. Shariff (محمد علي م. شريف)
5th 1978–1982
6th 1982–1986 Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar (عبدالرحيم ابو بكر)
7th 1986–1990 Adam Abdul Kadir (آدم عبدالقادر)
8th 1990–1995 Fauzi Abdul Rahman (فوزي بن عبدالرحمن)
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004 Mohd Khalil Yaakob (محمد خليل يعقوب)
11th 2004–2008 Fu Ah Kiow (胡亚桥) BN (MCA)
12th 2008–2013 Fuziah Salleh (فوزية صالح) PKR
13th 2013–2018
14th 2018–2022 PH (PKR)
15th 2022–present Wan Razali Wan Nor (وان غزالي وان نور) PN (PAS)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kuantan Bandar Kuantan
Beserah
Indera Mahkota
Inderapura
Sungei Lembing
Tanah Puteh
Tanjung Lumpur
Telok Sisek
Teruntum
Ulu Kuantan

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N14 Teruntum Sim Chon Siang PH (PKR)
N15 Tanjung Lumpur Rosli Abdul Jabar PN (PAS)
N16 Inderapura Shafik Fauzan Sharif BN (UMNO)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N14 Teruntum Kuantan City Council
N15 Tanjung Lumpur Kuantan City Council
N16 Inderapura Kuantan City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PN Wan Razali Wan Nor 25,514 37.65 +37.65
PH Fuziah Salleh 22,648 33.42 -11.15
BN Ab Hamid Mohd Nazahar 19,114 28.27 +1.56
Homeland Fighters' Party Anuar Tajuddin 486 0.72 +0.72
Total valid votes 67,762 100.00
Total rejected ballots 631
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 68,515 78.22
Registered electors 87,957
Majority 2,866 4.23
PN gain from PH Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Fuziah Salleh 22,807 44.57 +44.57
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Sulaiman Md Derus 14,696 27.72 +27.72
BN Wong Kean Hwee 13,667 26.71 -18.50
Total valid votes 51,170 100.00
Total rejected ballots 798
Unreturned ballots 199
Turnout 52,167 83.21
Registered electors 62,696
Majority 8,111 15.85
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Pahang [P.U. (B) 238/2018]" (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 Pahang [P.U. (B) 312/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Fuziah Salleh 25,834 54.79 + 2.18
BN Mohamed Suffian Awang 21,319 45.21 - 2.18
Total valid votes 47,153 100.00
Total rejected ballots 570
Unreturned ballots 135
Turnout 47,858 85.04
Registered electors 56,280
Majority 4,515 9.58
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Fuziah Salleh 18,398 52.61 + 16.26
BN Fu Ah Kiow @ Oh (Fu) Soon Guan 16,572 47.39 - 16.26
Total valid votes 34,970 100.00
Total rejected ballots 623
Unreturned ballots 179
Turnout 35,772 74.92
Registered electors 47,745
Majority 1,826 5.22
PKR gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fu Ah Kiow @ Oh (Fu) Soon Guan 21,324 63.65 + 6.25
PKR Fuziah Salleh 12,177 36.35 - 6.25
Total valid votes 33,501 100.00
Total rejected ballots 543
Unreturned ballots 246
Turnout 34,290 74.65
Registered electors 45,934
Majority 9,147 27.30
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Khalil Yaakob 28,479 57.40 - 18.64
PKR Fuziah Salleh 21,136 42.60 + 42.60
Total valid votes 49,615 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,037
Unreturned ballots 1,656
Turnout 52,308 74.26
Registered electors 70,438
Majority 7,343 14.80
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fauzi Abdul Rahman 33,718 76.04 + 19.40
S46 Noorsiah Tuajib 10,622 23.96 - 19.40
Total valid votes 44,340 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,784
Unreturned ballots 1,423
Turnout 47,547 72.44
Registered electors 65,636
Majority 23,096 52.08
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fauzi Abdul Rahman 25,020 56.64 - 2.16
S46 Ahmad Mokhtar Mohamed 19,153 43.36 + 43.36
Total valid votes 44,173 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,282
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 45,455 71.24
Registered electors 63,805
Majority 5,867 13.28
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Adam Abdul Kadir 20,943 58.80
DAP Syed Ali Mohsin 9,283 26.06
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Syed Noh Syed Mohamed 5,390 15.13
Total valid votes 35,616 100.00
Total rejected ballots 832
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,448 66.76
Registered electors 54,595
Majority 11,660 32.74
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar 20,444 62.21
DAP Lim Pan Chiang 9,022 27.46
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Tengku Ali Shahdan Tengku Endut 3,395 10.33
Total valid votes 32,861 100.00
Total rejected ballots 856
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,717 71.53
Registered electors 47,137
Majority 11,422
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Ali M. Shariff 16,568 60.10
Parti Rakyat Malaysia Dzulkifli Ismail 6,441 23.36
DAP Jaafar Hussin 2,659 9.64
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Zabidin Rahmat 1,901 6.90
Total valid votes 27,569 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 38,229
Majority 10,127
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Ali M. Shariff 12,371 62.84
Parti Rakyat Malaysia S. Sivasubramaniam 4,595 23.34
Independent Chin Jeck Soon 2,721 13.82
Total valid votes 19,687 100.00
Total rejected ballots 998
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,685 74.41
Registered electors 27,800
Majority 7,776
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Taib 8,798 44.60
Parti Rakyat Malaysia Mohd Ramly Ismail @ Dzulkifli Ismail 7,491 37.97
PMIP Tengku Kamarulzaman Tengku Abd. Hamid 3,438 17.43
Total valid votes 19,727 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,011
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,738 68.77
Registered electors 30,154
Majority 1,307
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general by-election, 11 November 1968
Upon the death of incumbent, Abdul Rahman Talib
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Mohamed Taib won uncontested.
Alliance Mohamed Taib
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Rahman Talib 10,696 69.42
Socialist Front Mohamed Kameil Ibrahim 2,957 19.19
PMIP Jamahir Idris 1,755 11.39
Total valid votes 15,408 100.00
Total rejected ballots 710
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,118 73.64
Registered electors 21,889
Majority 7,739
Alliance hold Swing


Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Rahman Talib 8,856 76.25
PMIP Hamzah Dahaman 2,758 23.75
Total valid votes 11,614 100.00
Total rejected ballots 106
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,720 70.81
Registered electors 16,552
Majority 6,098
This was a new constituency created.

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