Larut (federal constituency)

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Larut
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Hamzah Zainudin
Independent
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Larut is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Ulu Selama, Sungai Bedarah, Ulu Selama Barat, Sungai Rambutan, Banggol Jas, Rantau Panjang Utara, Selama Utara, Pekan Selama, Rantau Panjang, Sungai Bayor, Kampong Garok, Kampong Sungai Seputeh, Ulu Mengkuang, Bukit Kelian, Sungai Terap, Tebing Tinggi, Sungai Malau, Kubu Gajah, Sungai Dendang, Ladang Holyrood, Batu Dua Puluh, Kampong Gudang, Sungai Ara, Redang Panjang, Bagan Baharu, FELDA Ijok, Kampong Bendang Luas, Ulu Ijok Timor, Pantai Besar, Relang, Kampong Ayer Hitam, Jelai, Batu Kurau, Ulu Sepetang, Changkat Larah, Taman Rakyat, Kampong Anak Kurau, Bukit Bertam, Changkat Lobak, Sungai Pulau, Sungai Akar, Changkat Perah, Kampong Titi Kasai, Kampong Repoh, Kampong Perak Tengah, Kampong Sempeneh.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ulu Selama, Sungai Bedarah, Ulu Selama Barat, Sungai Rambutan, Banggol Jas, Rantau Panjang Utara, Selama Utara, Pekan Selama, Rantau Panjang, Sungai Bayor, Kampong Garok, Kampong Sungai Seputeh, Ulu Mengkuang, Bukit Kelian, Sungai Terap, Tebing Tinggi, Sungai Malau, Kubu Gajah, Sungai Dendang, Ladang Holyrood, Batu Dua Puluh, Kampong Gudang, Sungai Ara, Redang Panjang, Bagan Baharu, FELDA Ijok, Kampong Bendang Luas, Ulu Ijok Timor, Pantai Besar, Relang, Kampong Ayer Hitam, Jelai, Batu Kurau, Ulu Sepetang, Changkat Larah, Taman Rakyat, Kampong Anak Kurau, Bukit Bertam, Changkat Lobak, Sungai Pulau, Sungai Akar, Changkat Perah, Kampong Titi Kasai, Kampong Repoh, Kampong Perak Tengah, Kampong Sempeneh.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Larut
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
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-present Independent

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hamzah Zainudin 18,184 45.90
PAS Abu Husin Mohmmad 13,698 34.57
PH Khairil Anuar Akhiruddin 7,738 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
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
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
This was a new constituency created.

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