Kuantan (federal constituency)

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Kuantan
Pahang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Fuziah Salleh
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018

Kuantan is a federal constituency 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Seri Kuantan, Medan Tok Sira, Perkampungan Teratai, Kampung Selamat, Bandar Kuantan, Lapang Besar, Seri Berlian, Seri Teruntum, Kampung Jawa, Kubang Buaya, Medan Warisan, Medan Makmur, Seri Kemunting, Tanjung Lumpur, Tanah Putih Baru, Sungai Isap, Kampung Peramu, Kempadang, Taman Guru, Kampung Belukar, Kampung Pahang, Kuala Penor, Ubai, Cherok Paloh.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Seri Kuantan, Perkampungan Teratai, Medan Tok Sira, Kubang Buaya, Kampung Selamat, Bandar Kuantan, Seri Teruntum, Kampung Jawa, Seri Berlian, Lapang Besar, Medan Warisan, Medan Makmur, Seri Kemunting, Tanjung Lumpur, Kempadang, Kampung Peramu, Tanah Putih Baru, Sungai Isap Murni, Sungai Isap, Kampung Belukar, Kuala Penor, Cherok Paloh, Ubai, Kampung Pahang, Taman Guru.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kuantan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Abdul Rahman Talib Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Abdul Rahman Talib Alliance
2nd 1964-1968
1968-1969 Mohamed Taib
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Mohamed Taib Alliance
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978 Mohd Ali M. Shariff
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar
7th 1986-1990 Adam Abdul Kadir
8th 1990-1995 Fauzi Abdul Rahman
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Mohd Khalil Yaakob
11th 2004-2008 Fu Ah Kiow
12th 2008-2013 Fuziah Salleh PKR
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Fuziah Salleh 22,807 44.57
PAS Sulaiman Md Derus 14,696 27.72
BN Wong Kean Hwee 13,667 26.71
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 gain from PKR 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
KEADILAN 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
KEADILAN 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
PAS 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
PAS 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
PSRM Dzulkifli Ismail 6,441 23.36
DAP Jaafar Hussin 2,659 9.64
PAS 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
PSRM 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 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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 2016-07-08.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-16.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-16.