Kulim-Bandar Baharu (federal constituency)

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Kulim-Bandar Baharu (P018)
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Saifuddin Nasution Ismail
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]66,587
Area (km²)[2]690

Kulim-Bandar Baharu is a federal constituency in Kulim District and Bandar Baharu District , 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. This is only constituency was named after two towns named Kulim and Bandar Baharu and still used today.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Kulim-Bandar Baharu's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (69.19%)
  Chinese (17.65%)
  Indian (12.87%)
  Other ethnicities (0.29%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Kulim-Bandar Baharu constituency is divided into 41 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Kulim (N35) Kampung Tebuan 018/35/01 SK Seri Lindungan Raja
Ulu Mahang 018/35/02 SMK Mahang
Pekan Mahang 018/35/03 SK Mahang
Ladang Sungai Dingin 018/35/04 SK Ladang Dublin
FELDA Gunong Bongsu 018/35/05 SK Gunung Bongsu
Karangan 018/35/06 SJK (C) Khai Min
Terap 018/35/07 SK Terap
Ladang Sungai Ular 018/35/08 SJK (T) Ladang Sungai Ular
Ladang Anak Kulim 018/35/09 SJK (T) Ladang Anak Kulim
Jalan Tunku Bendahara 018/35/10 SJK (C) Chong Cheng
Taman Kenari 018/35/11 SK Taman Kenari
Taman Tunku Putra 018/35/12 Dewan Bandaran Kulim
Taman Seri Kulim 018/35/13 SK Kulim
Pekan Kulim 018/35/14 SMA Tarbiyyah Diniah
Jalan Tunku Putra 018/35/15 SMK St. Patrick
Jalan Ibrahim 018/35/16 SMJK Chio Min
Bukit Awi 018/35/17 SK Sri Kulim
Taman Bersatu 018/35/18 SK Taman Jelutong
Ayer Merah 018/35/19 Kolej MARA Kulim
Taman Anggerik 018/35/20 Kolej Vokasional Kulim
Junjong 018/35/21 SK Junjong
Padang Penyangga 018/35/22 SJK (C) Sin Min
Durian Burong 018/35/23 SJK (T) Ladang Somee
Bandar Baharu (N36) Sungai Batu 018/36/01 SK Sungai Batu
Sungai Taka 018/36/02 SK Sungai Taka
Sungai Tengas 018/36/03 SMK Selama
Selama 018/36/04 SK Selama
Batu Lintang 018/36/05 SK Sungai Salleh
Kampung Ee Guan 018/36/06 SMK Serdang
Pekan Serdang 018/36/07 SK Jalan Selama
Batu 16 018/36/08 SK Dato' Hj Zainuddin
Relau 018/36/09 SK Relau
Sungai Kechil Illir 018/36/10 SK Sungai Kechil Ilir
Ayer Puteh 018/36/11 SK Ayer Puteh
Telok Sera 018/36/12 SK Lubok Buntar
Pekan Lubok Buntar 018/36/13 SJK (C) Poay Chai
Kerat Telunjok 018/36/14 SK Permatang Kerat Telunjuk
Sungai Kechil Ulu 018/36/15 SK Sungai Kechil Ulu
Parit Nibong 018/36/16 Pusat Sumber KEMAS Kegiatan Desa Parit Nibong
Permatang Pasir 018/36/17 SK Permatang Pasir
Bandar Baharu 018/36/18 SK Bandar Baharu

Representation history[edit]

Members of the Parliament for Kulim-Bandar Baharu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kedah Selatan
Kulim-Bandar Bahru
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Tan Tye Chek (陈大泽) Alliance (MCA)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Tan Tye Chek (陈大泽) Alliance (MCA)
2nd 1964–1969 Tai Kuan Yang (戴观阳)
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971–1973 Tai Kuan Yang (戴观阳) Alliance (MCA)
1973–1974 BN (MCA)
4th 1974–1978 Azahari Md. Taib BN (UMNO)
5th 1978–1982 Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir
6th 1982–1986
Kulim-Bandar Baharu
7th 1986–1990 Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir BN (UMNO)
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008–2010 Zulkifli Noordin PKR
2010–2013 Independent
13th 2013–2018 Abd. Aziz Sheikh Fadzir BN (UMNO)
14th 2018–present Saifuddin Nasution Ismail PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kulim-Bandar Baharu Bandar Baharu
Kulim
Kulim-Bandar Bahru Bandar Bahru
Kulim
Serdang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N35 Kulim Yeo Keng Chuan PH (PKR)
N36 Bandar Baharu Norsabrina Mohd. Noor BN (UMNO)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Saifuddin Nasution Ismail 22,159 42.62 +42.62
BN Abd. Aziz Sheikh Fadzir 18,299 33.67 -18.14
PAS Abdul Raman Abdul Razak 12,885 23.71 +23.71
Total valid votes 54,343 100.00
Total rejected ballots 894
Unreturned ballots 153
Turnout 55,390 83.18
Registered electors 66,587
Majority 4,860 8.95
PH gain from BN Swing +6.29
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 % ∆%
BN Abd. Aziz Sheikh Fadzir 26,782 51.81 +8.98
PKR Saifuddin Nasution Ismail 24,911 48.19 -8.98
Total valid votes 51,693 100.00
Total rejected ballots 839
Unreturned ballots 234
Turnout 52,766 86.63
Registered electors 60,910
Majority 1,871 3.62
BN gain from PKR Swing +8.98
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Zulkifli Noordin 22,255 57.17 +17.94
BN Abd. Aziz Sheikh Fadzir 16,672 42.83 -17.94
Total valid votes 38,927 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,022
Unreturned ballots 233
Turnout 40,182 77.28
Registered electors 51,995
Majority 5,583 14.34
PKR gain from BN Swing +17.94


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir 22,556 60.77 -1.28
KEADILAN Alwi Mohd Yusop 14,558 39.23 +1.28
Total valid votes 37,114 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,181
Unreturned ballots 494
Turnout 38,789 77.54
Registered electors 50,024
Majority 7,998 21.54
BN hold Swing -1.28


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir 20,764 62.05 -11.31
KEADILAN Syeikh Azmi Ahmad 12,697 37.95 +37.95
Total valid votes 33,461 100.00
Total rejected ballots 898
Unreturned ballots 422
Turnout 34,781 73.85
Registered electors 47,096
Majority 8,067 24.10
BN hold Swing -24.63


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir 22,455 73.36 +2.46
S46 Abdul Aziz Mohamed 8,153 26.64 -2.46
Total valid votes 30,608 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,491
Unreturned ballots 339
Turnout 32,438 70.60
Registered electors 45,946
Majority 14,302 46.72
BN hold Swing +2.46


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir 23,149 70.90 -3.01
S46 Hashim Endut 9,499 29.10 +29.10
Total valid votes 32,648 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,051
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,699 74.23
Registered electors 45,398
Majority 13,650 41.80
BN hold Swing -16.06


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir 21,043 73.91 +9.43
PAS Hassan Razak 7,429 26.09 +7.83
Total valid votes 28,472 100.00
Total rejected ballots 887
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 29,359 69.76
Registered electors 42,084
Majority 13,614 47.82
BN hold Swing +0.80


Malaysian general election, 1982: Kulim-Bandar Bahru
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir 17,097 64.48 -7.56
PAS Mohamed Salleh Mohamad 4,843 18.26 -9.70
DAP Lee Chuan Sam @ Lee Chian Sum 4,576 17.26 +17.26
Total valid votes 26,516 100.00
Total rejected ballots 872
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,388 75.24
Registered electors 36,399
Majority 12,254 46.22
BN hold Swing +1.07


Malaysian general election, 1978: Kulim-Bandar Bahru
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir 16,360 72.04 -0.72
PAS Abdul Aziz Kassim 6,351 27.96 +27.96
Total valid votes 22,711 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 31,816
Majority 10,009 44.08
BN hold Swing -14.34


Malaysian general election, 1974: Kulim-Bandar Bahru
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Azahari Md. Taib 13,888 72.76 N/A
Independent Abdul Aziz Kassim 5,200 27.24 +27.24
Total valid votes 19,088 100.00
Total rejected ballots 975
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,063 71.81
Registered electors 27,940
Majority 8,688 45.52
BN gain from Alliance Swing -11.88


Malaysian general election, 1969: Kulim-Bandar Bahru
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Tai Kuan Yang 14,381 69.28 +0.51
PMIP Khatib Shorbaini Hassan 6,378 30.72 +20.41
Total valid votes 20,759 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,512
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,271 73.56
Registered electors 30,274
Majority 8,003 38.56
Alliance hold Swing -9.95


Malaysian general election, 1964: Kulim-Bandar Bahru
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Tai Kuan Yang 15,077 68.77 -0.82
Socialist Front A. K. Veeman Kanusamy 4,585 20.91 -9.50
PMIP Mohamed Amin Che Mat 2,261 10.31 +10.31
Total valid votes 21,923 100.00
Total rejected ballots 887
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,810 75.20
Registered electors 30,332
Majority 10,492 47.86
Alliance hold Swing +4.34


Malayan general election, 1959: Kulim-Bandar Bahru
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance Tan Tye Chek 11,317 69.59
Socialist Front Choong Ah Fong 4,946 30.41
Total valid votes 16,263 100.00
Total rejected ballots 344
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,607 71.38
Registered electors 23,264
Majority 6,371 39.18
This was a new constituency created.

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