Merbok (federal constituency)

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Merbok (P014)
Kedah constituency
DUN Kedah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Nor Azrina Surip
PH
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]92,483
Area (km²)[2]451

Merbok is a federal constituency in Kuala Muda District , Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Merbok's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (68.58%)
  Indian (15.34%)
  Chinese (15.06%)
  Other ethnicities (1.02%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Merbok constituency is divided into 40 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Bukit Selambau (N25) Kuala Sin 014/25/01 SK Kuala Sin
Kampung Sungkap 014/25/02 SK Bukit Selambau
Bukit Lembu 014/25/03 SK Aman Jaya
Taman Bandar Baru 014/25/04 SK Bandar Baru Sungai Lalang
Sungai Lalang 014/25/05 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Taman Desa Aman 014/25/06 SK Sungai Lalang
Bandar Laguna Merbok 014/25/07 Kolej Vokesional Sungai Petani 2
Tasek Apong 014/25/08 SK Tasek Apong
Air Menideh 014/25/09 SJK (T) Saraswathy
Jalan Badlishah 014/25/10 SMK Bandar Sungai Petani
Taman Peruda 014/25/11 Institut Kemahiran MARA Sungai Petani
Taman Ria Utara 014/25/12 SK Taman Ria
United Petani 014/25/13 SJK (T) Arumugam Pillai
Petani Rara 014/25/14 SK Patani Rara
Bukit Rusa 014/35/15 SJK (T) Palanisamy Kumaran
Pekan Bukit Selambau 014/25/16 SJK (C) Fuh Sun
Kampung Pokok Machang 014/25/17 SMK Bukit Selambau
Bati Belachan 014/25/18 SMK Seri Wangsa
Titi Panjang 014/25/19 SK Dataran Muda
Ambangan Height 014/25/20 SMK Aman Jaya
Taman Ria Selatan 014/25/21 SM Sains Sultan Mohamad Jiwa
Tanjong Dawai (N26) Bujang 014/26/01 MRSM Merbok
Pekan Sabtu Merbok 014/26/02 SJK (C) Sin Hwa
Simpang Tiga Pasir 014/26/03 SK Merbok (Pusat)
Pekan Merbok 014/26/04 SMK Merbok
Kampung Pasir 014/26/05 SK Kampong Pasir
Kampung Huma 014/26/06 SK Tanjong Dawai
Tanjong Dawai 014/26/07 SJK (C) Choong Cheng
Batu Hampar 014/26/08 SK Batu Hampar
Pengkalan Bujang 014/26/09 SK Haji Omar Tahir
Sungai Gelam 014/26/10 SK Sultan Mudzaffar Shah
Sungai Jagong 014/26/11 SA Daris
Sungai Layar 014/26/12 SK Sungai Layar
Semeling Kanan 014/26/13 SK Semeling
Semeling Kiri 014/26/14 SJK (C) Ching Chong
Kampung Bedong 014/16/15 SJK (T) Bedong
Taman Orkid 014/26/16 SMK Sungai Layar
Taman Sri Tanjong 014/26/17 SK Tun Syes Jan Al-Jaffri
Bunga Raya 014/26/18 SMK Ibrahim
Sekolah Ibrahim 014/26/19 SK Ibrahim

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Merbok
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Kuala Muda
7th 1986–1990 Abdul Daim Zainuddin BN (UMNO)
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004
11th 2004–2008 Zainuddin Maidin
12th 2008–2013 Rashid Din PKR
13th 2013–2018 Ismail Daut BN (UMNO)
14th 2018–present Nor Azrina Surip PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Merbok Bukit Selambau
Gurun
Tanjong Dawai

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N25 Bukit Selambau Summugam Rengasamy PH (PKR)
N26 Tanjong Dawai Hanif Ghazali PN (PAS)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N25 Bukit Selambau Sungai Petani Municipal Council
N26 Tanjong Dawai Sungai Petani Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Nor Azrina Surip 30,902 43.31 +43.31
BN Tajul Urus Mat Zain 20,830 29.19 -23.64
PAS Ahmad Fauzi Ramli 19,618 27.50 +27.50
Total valid votes 71,350 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,108
Unreturned ballots 250
Turnout 72,708 82.83
Registered electors 87,782
Majority 10,072 14.12
PH gain from BN Swing +9.89
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 Ismail Daut 38,538 52.83 +6.06
PKR Nor Azrina Surip 34,416 47.17 -6.06
Total valid votes 72,954 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,340
Unreturned ballots 226
Turnout 74,520 86.74
Registered electors 85,908
Majority 4,122 5.66
BN gain from PKR Swing +6.06
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Rashid Din 25,541 53.23 +20.87
BN Tajul Urus Mat Zain 22,443 46.77 -20.87
Total valid votes 47,984 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,338
Unreturned ballots 396
Turnout 49,718 77.15
Registered electors 64,443
Majority 3,098 6.46
PKR gain from BN Swing +20.87


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zainuddin Maidin 29,607 67.64 +0.63
KEADILAN Saiful Izham Ramli 14,162 32.36 -0.63
Total valid votes 43,769 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,142
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 44,981 77.66
Registered electors 57,920
Majority 15,445 35.28
BN hold Swing +0.63


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Daim Zainuddin 30,285 67.01 -10.71
KEADILAN Mocktar Mansor 14,909 32.99 +32.99
Total valid votes 45,194 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,353
Unreturned ballots 52
Turnout 46,599 73.19
Registered electors 63,668
Majority 15,376 34.02
BN hold Swing -21.85


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Daim Zainuddin 31,125 77.72 +5.50
S46 Maheran Muktar 8,924 22.28 -5.50
Total valid votes 40,049 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,892
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,941 70.56
Registered electors 59,440
Majority 22,201 55.44
BN hold Swing +5.50


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Daim Zainuddin 25,749 72.22 -2.61
S46 Mohd Johari Abidin 9,906 27.78 +27.78
Total valid votes 35,655 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,176
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,831 72.71
Registered electors 50,654
Majority 15,843 44.44
BN hold Swing -15.20


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Abdul Daim Zainuddin 20,712 74.83
PAS Redhuan Oon 6,967 25.17
Total valid votes 27,679 100.00
Total rejected ballots 816
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,495 70.12
Registered electors 40,636
Majority 13,745 49.66
This was a new constituency created.

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