Machang (federal constituency)

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Machang
Kelantan constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Machang is a federal constituency in Kelantan, 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 Kampung Bandar, Alor Melaka, Merbau Chondong, Kedai Pulai Chondong, Pangkal Gong, Kerawang, Bagan, Kampung Tok Bok, Joh, Labok, Kampung Binjai, Dewan, Simpul Berlubang, Kelaweh, Pak Roman, Pangkal Meleret, Paloh Rawa, Batu 30, Kampung Raja, Kampung Pauh, Bandar Temangan, Kampung Kerilla, Pangkal Chuit, Sungai Hala, Kweng Hitam, Pangkal Changgong, Bandar Lama, Bandar Bharu, Bukit Tiu, Ulu Sat, Banggol Judah, Bakar, Kemuning, Cherang Hangus, Kampung Pek, Kampung Bunut.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Bandar, Alor Melaka, Merbau Chondong, Kedai Pulai Chondong, Pangkal Gong, Kerawang, Bagan, Kampung Tok Bok, Joh, Labok, Kampung Binjai, Dewan, Simpul Berlubang, Kelaweh, Pak Roman, Pangkal Meleret, Paloh Rawa, Batu 30, Kampung Raja, Kampung Pauh, Bandar Temangan, Kampung Kerilla, Pangkal Chuit, Sungai Hala, Kweng Hitam, Pangkal Changgong, Bandar Lama, Bandar Bharu, Bukit Tiu, Ulu Sat, Banggol Judah, Bakar, Kemuning, Cherang Hangus, Kampung Pek, Kampung Bunut.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Machang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Abdullah Ahmad BN
5th 1978-1982 Mohd. Kassim Ahmed
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Ahmad Shukri Hassan S46
9th 1995-1999 Sukri Mohamed
10th 1999-2004 Mohd Yusoff Mohd Nor PAS
11th 2004-2008 Sazmi Miah BN
12th 2008-2013 Saifuddin Nasution Ismail PKR
13th 2013-2018 Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub BN
14th 2018-present

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub 26,076 47.39 Decrease 3.41
PAS Zulkifli Mamat 23,252 42.26 N/A
PH Sazmi Miah 5,695 10.35 N/A
Total valid votes 55,023 100.00
Total rejected ballots 801
Unreturned ballots 496
Turnout 56,320 82.35
Registered electors 68,387
Majority 2,824 5.13
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Kelantan [P.U. (B) 234/2018]" (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 Kelantan [P.U. (B) 308/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub 25,660 50.80 Increase 2.60
PKR Wan Zawawi Wan Ismail 24,855 49.20 Decrease 2.60
Total valid votes 50,515 100.00
Total rejected ballots 729
Unreturned ballots 128
Turnout 51,372 86.74
Registered electors 59,226
Majority 805 1.60
BN gain from PKR Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Saifuddin Nasution Ismail 21,041 51.80 N/A
BN Sazmi Miah 19,581 48.20 Decrease 1.99
Total valid votes 40,622 100.00
Total rejected ballots 748
Unreturned ballots 124
Turnout 41,494 84.41
Registered electors 49,157
Majority 1,460 3.60
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sazmi Miah 17,464 50.19 Increase 10.64
PAS Mohd Yusoff Mohd Nor 17,329 49.81 Decrease 10.64
Total valid votes 34,793 100.00
Total rejected ballots 599
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 35,392 80.67
Registered electors 43,872
Majority 135 0.38
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mohd Yusoff Mohd Nor 20,010 60.45 N/A
BN Sukri Mohamed 13,091 39.55 Decrease 5.20
Total valid votes 33,101 100.00
Total rejected ballots 453
Unreturned ballots 33
Turnout 33,587 77.74
Registered electors 43,204
Majority 6,919 20.90
PAS gain from S46 Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
S46 Sukri Mohamed 15,998 55.25 Decrease 9.98
BN Muhammad Hamzah 12,959 44.75 Increase 11.17
Total valid votes 28,957 100.00
Total rejected ballots 889
Unreturned ballots 75
Turnout 29,921 76.30
Registered electors 39,214
Majority 3,039 10.50
S46 hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
S46 Ahmad Shukri Hassan 15,944 65.23 N/A
BN Mohd. Kassim Ahmed 8,206 33.58 Decrease 19.77
Independent Wan Ismail Wan Ahmad 292 1.19 N/A
Total valid votes 24,442 100.00
Total rejected ballots 707
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 25,149 80.21
Registered electors 31,353
Majority 7,738 31.65
S46 gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Kassim Ahmed 11,110 53.35 Decrease 2.10
PAS Wan Ismail Wan Ahmad 9,713 46.65 Increase 2.10
Total valid votes 20,823 100.00
Total rejected ballots 483
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 21,306 77.67
Registered electors 27,430
Majority 1,397 6.70
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Kassim Ahmed 13,224 55.45 Decrease 2.59
PAS Yaacob Yusof 10,624 44.55 Increase 2.59
Total valid votes 23,848 100.00
Total rejected ballots 555
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 24,403 82.89
Registered electors 29,441
Majority 2,600 10.90
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Kassim Ahmed 11,707 58.04 Decrease 13.76
PAS Wan Ismail Wan Ahmad 8,465 41.96 N/A
Total valid votes 20,172 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 25,709
Majority 3,242 16.08
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdullah Ahmad 13,183 71.80
Independent Mohamed Yusoff Mohamed Nor 5,177 28.20
Total valid votes 18,360 100.00
Total rejected ballots 796
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 19,156 75.46
Registered electors 25,386
Majority 8,006 43.60
This was a new constituency created.

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