Lipis (federal constituency)

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Lipis (P079)
Pahang constituency
DUN Pahang 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Abdul Rahman Mohamad
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]35,777
Area (km²)[2]3,004

Lipis is a federal constituency in Lipis District, 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]

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

  Malay (78.02%)
  Chinese (15.64%)
  Indian (5.23%)
  Other ethnicities (1.13%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Lipis constituency is divided into 42 polling districts.[4]

State conatituency Polling district Code Location
Padang Tengku(N03) Merapoh 079/03/01 SK Merapoh
Mentara 079/03/02 SMK Merapoh
Teluk Gunung 079/03/03 SK Teluk Gunung
Kampung Petola 079/03/04 Balai Raya Kampung Petola
Pagar Sasak 079/03/05 SK Pagar Sasak
FELDA Sungai Kechau 079/03/06 SK LKTP Kecau 1
Ladang Selborne 079/03/07 SJK (T) Ladang Selborne
Padang Tengku 079/03/08 SMK Padang Tengku
Gua 079/03/09 SK Gua
Tempoyong 079/03/10 Dewan Orang Ramai Kampung Tempoyong
Bapong 079/03/11 Balai Raya Kampung Bapong
Relong 079/03/12 SK Relong
Berchang 079/03/13 SK Berchang
Telang 079/03/14 SK Kuala Telang
Seberang Jelai 079/03/15 Balai Raya Kampung Seberang Jelai
Kechur 079/03/16 SK Kechor Tui
Aur Gading 079/03/17 SK Aur Geding
Chegar Perah 079/03/18 SK Chegar Perah
Sungai Temau 079/03/19 SK (LKTP) Chegar Perah
Cheka(N04) Kuala Lanar 079/04/01 SK Kuala Lanar
Kuala Kenong 079/04/02 SK Batu 9
Mela 079/04/03 SK Mela
Kerambit 079/04/04 SK Kerambit
Kampung Baru Penjom 079/04/05 SJK (C) Penjom
Penjom 079/04/06 SK Penjom
Cheneras 079/04/07 SK Clifford
Sungai Kerpan 079/04/08 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Batu Kurap 079/04/09 Tadika Kekwa
Bandar Lipis 079/04/10 SMK Clifford
Bukit Bius 079/04/11 SK Wan Ibrahim
Benta(N05) Kampung Lalang 079/05/01 Balai Raya Kampung Lalang
Rengai 079/05/02 Kolej Vokesional Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billag
Tanjung Besar 079/05/03 SK Tanjung Besar
Jeransang 079/05/04 SK Jeransang
Kemahang 079/05/05 SK Kemahang
Kampung Chat 079/05/06 SK Chat
Budu 079/05/07 SMK Panglima Garang Abdul Samad
Pekan Benta 079/05/08 SK Benta
Kampung Baru Benta 079/05/09 SMK Benta
Jerkoh 079/05/10 SJK (C) Jerkoh
Ladang Benta 079/05/11 SJK (T) Ladang Benta
Ladang Budu 079/05/12 SJK (T) Ladang Budu

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Lipis
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Ulu Pahang
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1962 Mohamed Sulong Mohd. Ali Alliance (UMNO)
1962-1963 Abdul Razak Hussin
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Abdul Razak Hussin Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971-1972 Abdul Razak Hussin Alliance (UMNO)
1972-1973 Ghazali Shafie
1973-1974 BN (UMNO)
4th 1974-1978
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990 Wang Choon Wing (黄循营) BN (MCA)
8th 1990-1995 Chan Kong Choy (陈广才)
9th 1995-1996 Abu Dahari Osman BN (UMNO)
1997-1999 Amihamzah Ahmad
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Mohamad Shahrum Osman
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Abdul Rahman Mohamad
14th 2018-present

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Lipis Bandar Lipis
Benta Benta
Bukit Betong
Bukit Betung
Cameron Highlands
Ceka
Cheka
Jelai
Jerantut
Kuala Lipis
Padang Tengku
Tanah Rata
Tanjong Besar

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N3 Padang Tengku Mustapa Long BN (UMNO)
N4 Cheka Lee Ah Wong BN (MCA)
N5 Benta Mohd. Soffi Abd. Razak BN (UMNO)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N3 Padang Tengku Lipis District Council
N4 Cheka Lipis District Council
N5 Benta Lipis District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahman Mohamad 13,995 49.82 -6.14
PH Badarudin Abd Rahaman 7,426 26.43 +26.43
PAS Sobirin Duli 6,671 23.75 -19.15
Total valid votes 28,092 100.00
Total rejected ballots 462
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 28,666 81.22
Registered electors 35,294
Majority 6,569 23.38
BN 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 % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahman Mohamad 14,863 55.96 - 3.85
PAS Mohd Mahyuddin Ghazal @ Razali 11,394 42.90 + 2.71
Independent Aishaton Abu Bakar 303 1.14 + 1.14
Total valid votes 26,560 100.00
Total rejected ballots 426
Unreturned ballots 140
Turnout 27,126 83.92
Registered electors 32,324
Majority 3,469 13.06
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamad Shahrum Osman 12,611 59.81 - 9.14
PAS Mohamed Nilam Abdul Manap 8,474 40.19 + 9.14
Total valid votes 21,085 100.00
Total rejected ballots 561
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 21,758 76.55
Registered electors 28,425
Majority 4,137 19.62
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamad Shahrum Osman 13,870 68.95 + 7.38
PAS Mohamad Zai Mustafa 6,246 31.05 - 7.38
Total valid votes 20,116 100.00
Total rejected ballots 528
Unreturned ballots 231
Turnout 20,875 74.33
Registered electors 28,084
Majority 7,624 37.90
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Amihamzah Ahmad 16,916 61.57 + 61.57
PAS Kamaludin Abd. Rahman 10,560 38.43 + 38.43
Total valid votes 27,476 100.00
Total rejected ballots 860
Unreturned ballots 196
Turnout 28,532 67.00
Registered electors 42,585
Majority 6,356 23.14
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general by-election, 14 January 1997
Upon the death of incumbent, Abu Dahari Osman
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Amihamzah Ahmad won uncontested.
BN Amihamzah Ahmad
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abu Dahari Osman 18,507 68.80 + 11.16
S46 Ahd Shabery Cheek 8,394 31.20 - 11.16
Total valid votes 26,901 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,859
Unreturned ballots 251
Turnout 29,011 68.49
Registered electors 42,358
Majority 10,113 37.60
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Kong Choy 15,170 57.64 - 2.81
S46 Amin Hussaini Abdul Manan 11,148 42.36 + 42.36
Total valid votes 26,318 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,144
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,462 70.37
Registered electors 39,025
Majority 4,022 15.28
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wang Choon Wing 13,533 60.45
PAS Solahuddin Mohd Ali 5,081 22.70
DAP Woo Chee Wan 3,773 16.85
Total valid votes 22,387 100.00
Total rejected ballots 906
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,293 65.83
Registered electors 35,385
Majority 8,452 37.75
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ghazali Shafie 15,094 61.07
DAP S. Nadarajan 5,477 22.16
PAS Zaharin Muhamad 4,145 16.77
Total valid votes 24,716 100.00
Total rejected ballots 987
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,703 70.74
Registered electors 36,337
Majority 9,617
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ghazali Shafie 14,778 69.92
PAS Kasim Yahya 3,199 15.13
Independent Wan Abdul Rahman Wan Ibrahim 3,160 14.95
Total valid votes 21,137 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 30,992
Majority 11,579
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Ghazali Shafie won uncontested.
BN Ghazali Shafie
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,363
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general by-election, 8 April 1972
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Abdul Razak Hussin
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Ghazali Shafie 15,702 81.33
PMIP Tengku Kamarulzaman Tengku Hamid 3,605 18.67
Total valid votes 19,307 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 22,600
Majority 12,097 62.66
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Razak Hussin 14,862 68.94
PMIP Sulaiman Sidek 6,696 31.06
Total valid votes 21,558 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,836
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,394 72.23
Registered electors 32,390
Majority 8,166
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Razak Hussin 15,294 77.58
PMIP Nik Ahmad Nik Man 4,421 22.42
Total valid votes 19,715 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,221
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,936 76.00
Registered electors 27,546
Majority 10,873
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general by-election, 20 October 1962
Upon the death of incumbent, Mohamed Sulong Mohd. Ali
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Razak Hussin 12,191 63.98 - 11.41
Socialist Front Mohamed Nazar Nong 3,698 19.40 + 19.40
PMIP Hussain Hijau 3,166 16.62 - 7.99
Total valid votes 19,055 100.00
Total rejected ballots 322
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,377 74.94
Registered electors 25,856
Majority 8,493 44.58
Alliance hold Swing


Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Sulong Mohd. Ali 11,694 75.39
PMIP Abdul Hamid Abdullah 3,818 24.61
Total valid votes 15,512 100.00
Total rejected ballots 197
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,709 73.52
Registered electors 21,634
Majority 7,876 50.78
This was a new constituency created.

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