Larut (federal constituency)

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Larut (P056)
Perak constituency
DUN Perak 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Hamzah Zainudin
PN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]49,453
Area (km²)[2]1,129

Larut is a federal constituency in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Larut's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (89.69%)
  Indian (5.64%)
  Chinese (4.36%)
  Other ethnicities (0.32%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Larut constituency is divided into 46 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Selama (N05) Ulu Selama 056/05/01 SK Sungai Siputeh
Ulu Selama Barat 056/05/02 SK Bukit Bertam
Banggol Jas 056/05/03 SMK Sungai Bayor
Sungai Rambutan 056/05/04 SK Toh Rakna Sakti
Sungai Bedarah 056/05/05 SK Toh Rahna Sakti
Kampong Sungai Siputeh 056/05/06 SK Sungai Siputeh
Kampong Gorok 056/05/07 SK Sungai Bayor
Sungai Bayor 056/05/08 SK Sungai Bayor
Ulu Mengkuang 056/05/09 SK Ulu Mengkuang
Rantau Panjang 056/05/10 SK Rantau Panjang
Rantau Panjang Utara 056/05/11 SJK (C) Chi Sheng (2)
Pekan Selama 056/05/12 SK Selama
Selama Utara 056/06/13 SK Sri Selama
Sungai Terap 056/05/14 Dewan Majlis Daerah Selama Cawangan Sungai Terap
Bukit Kelian 056/05/15 SMK Dato' Hj Hussein
Kubu Gajah (N06) Sungai Dendang 056/06/01 SK Sungai Dendang
Kubu Gajah 056/06/02 SMK Kubu Gajah
Tebing Tinggi 056/06/03 SK Tebing Tinggi
Sungai Malau 056/06/04 SK Tebing Tinggi
Ladang Holyrood 056/06/05 SK (RTBK) Pondok Tanjong
Bagan Baharu 056/06/06 SK Bagan Baharu
FELDA Ijok 056/06/07 SK Sultan Idris II
Ulu Ijok Timor 056/06/08 SK Sungai Jernih
Kampong Bendang Luas 056/06/09 SK Haji Wan Jaafar
Rendang Panjang 056/06/10 SMK Rendang Panjang
Pantai Besar 056/06/11 SK Pantai Besar
Sungai Ara 056/06/12 SK Sungai Ara
Kampong Gudang 056/06/13 SK Kampung Gudang
Batu Dua Puluh 056/06/14 SK Kampung Yaman
Jelai 056/06/15 SK Jelai
Relang 056/06/16 SK Kampung Relang
Kampong Ayer Hitam 056/06/17 SK Jelai
Batu Kurau(N07) Ulu Sepetang 056/07/01 SK Ulu Sepetang
Sungai Pulau 056/07/02 SK Toh Sajak
Batu Kurau 056/07/03 SMK Dato Kamaruddin
Changkat Perah 056/07/04 SA Rakyat Al Hidayah
Kampong Repoh 056/07/05 SK Kampung Repoh
Sungai Akar 056/07/06 SK Batu Kurau
Kampong Titi Kasai 056/07/07 Madrasah Er-Syadiah, SA Rakyat Kg. Titi Kasai
Changkat Lobak 056/07/08 Madrasah Diniah SA Rakyat Nurul Khairiah
Bukit Bertan 056/07/09 Dewan JKKK Kg. Bukit Bertam
Kampong Perak Tengah 056/07/10 SK Kampong Perak
Kampong Sempeneh 056/07/11 SK Kampong Perak
Kampong Anak Kurau 056/07/12 SK Sri Kurau
Kampong Anak Kurau 056/07/13 SK Ulu Sepetang
Taman Rakyat 056/07/14 SRA Rakyat Nurul Khairiah

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Larut
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Larut Utara
4th 1974-1978 Kamaruddin Mohamed Isa BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990 Mohd. Zihin Mohd. Hassan
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Raja Ahmad Zainuddin Raja Omar
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Hamzah Zainudin
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-2019 Independent
2019-2020 PH (BERSATU)
2020-present PN (BERSATU)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Larut Batu Kurau
Kubu Gajah
Selama

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N5 Selama Mohd Akmal Kamaruddin PN (PAS)
N6 Kubu Gajah Khalil Yahaya
N7 Batu Kurau Dr. Muhammad Amin Zakaria BN (UMNO)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hamzah Zainudin 18,184 45.90 -10.48
PAS Abu Husin Mohmmad 13,698 34.57 -8.35
PH Khairil Anuar Akhiruddin 7,738 19.53 +19.53
Total valid votes 39,620 100.00
Total rejected ballots 722
Unreturned ballots 128
Turnout 40,470 81.84
Registered electors 49,453
Majority 4,486 11.32
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perak [P.U. (B) 237/2018]" (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 Perak [P.U. (B) 311/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hamzah Zainudin 22,184 56.38 + 3.18
PAS Mohd Fauzi Sa'ari 16,888 42.92 - 3.88
Independent Raveendran M. Vallikana 278 0.70 + 0.70
Total valid votes 39,350 100.00
Total rejected ballots 579
Unreturned ballots 171
Turnout 40,100 86.09
Registered electors 46,577
Majority 5,296 13.46
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hamzah Zainudin 15,878 53.20 - 9.26
PAS Mohd. Dhari Othman 13,967 46.80 + 9.26
Total valid votes 29,845 100.00
Total rejected ballots 687
Unreturned ballots 57
Turnout 30,589 77.06
Registered electors 39,697
Majority 1,911 6.40
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raja Ahmad Zainuddin Raja Omar 19,064 62.46 + 4.33
PAS Kamarudin Awang Basir 11,456 37.54 + 37.54
Total valid votes 30,520 100.00
Total rejected ballots 795
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,315 78.00
Registered electors 40,147
Majority 7,608 24.92
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Raja Ahmad Zainuddin Raja Omar 14,334 58.13 + 58.13
KEADILAN Mohd Nor R. M. Monutty 10,325 41.87 + 41.87
Total valid votes 24,659 100.00
Total rejected ballots 834
Unreturned ballots 7
Turnout 25,500 71.76
Registered electors 35,535
Majority 4,009 16.26
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Mohd. Zihin Mohd. Hassan won uncontested.
BN Mohd. Zihin Mohd. Hassan
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Zihin Mohd. Hassan 17,162 73.55 + 0.20
S46 Ahmad Nawi 6,172 26.45 + 26.45
Total valid votes 23,334 100.00
Total rejected ballots 805
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,139 72.12
Registered electors 33,470
Majority 10,990 47.10
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Zihin Mohd. Hassan 15,897 73.35
PAS Zawawi Kamaruddin 5,775 26.65
Total valid votes 21,672 100.00
Total rejected ballots 656
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,328 68.51
Registered electors 32,593
Majority 10,122 46.70
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Kamaruddin Mohamed Isa 13,580 73.53
PAS Ahmad Yusof 4,888 26.47
Total valid votes 18,468 100.00
Total rejected ballots 558
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,026 75.34
Registered electors 25,253
Majority 8,692 47.06
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Kamaruddin Mohamed Isa 12,009 71.00
PAS Abdul Wahab Mohd Noor 4,904 29.00
Total valid votes 16,913 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 21,997
Majority 7,105 42.00
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Kamaruddin Mohamed Isa 12,575 83.99
KITA Mohamed Nawawi Mohamed Hassan 2,397 16.01
Total valid votes 14,972 100.00
Total rejected ballots 767
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,739 77.06
Registered electors 20,424
Majority 10,178 67.98
This was a new constituency created.

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