Nibong Tebal (federal constituency)

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Nibong Tebal
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mansor Othman
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]73,383

Nibong Tebal is a federal constituency in Penang, 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 Changkat, Perkampungan Jawi, Taman Desa Jawi, Ladang Caledonia, Ladang Byram, Ladang Victoria, Taman Sentosa, Nibong Tebal, Jalan Bukit Panchor, Taman Helang Jaya, Padang Lalang, Puteri Gunong, Tasek Junjong, Sungai Duri, Sungai Bakap, Ladang Sempah, Sungai Kechil, Kampung Besar, Sungai Udang, Sungai Setar, Sungai Acheh, Sungai Bakau, Tanjong Berembang, Permatang To' Mahat, Taman Transkrian.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Changkat, Perkampungan Jawi, Taman Desa Jawi, Ladang Caledonia, Ladang Byram, Ladang Victoria, Taman Sentosa, Nibong Tebal, Jalan Bukit Panchor, Taman Helang Jaya, Padang Lalang, Puteri Gunong, Tasek Junjong, Sungai Duri, Sungai Bakap, Ladang Sempah, Sungai Kechil, Kampung Besar, Sungai Udang, Sungai Setar, Sungai Acheh, Sungai Bakau, Tanjong Berembang, Permatang To' Mahat, Taman Transkrian.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Nibong Tebal
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Goh Cheng Teik BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Dominic Joseph Puthucheary
9th 1995-1999 Goh Cheng Teik
10th 1999-2004 Goh Kheng Huat DAP
11th 2004-2008 Zainal Abidin Osman BN
12th 2008-2010 Tan Tee Beng PKR
2010-2013 Independent
13th 2013-2018 Mansor Othman PKR
14th 2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mansor Othman 35,395 56.92
BN Shaik Hussein Mydin 19,578 31.49
PAS Mohd Helmi Harun 6,875 11.06
Independent Tan Tee Beng 331 0.53
Total valid votes 62,179 100.00
Total rejected ballots 860
Unreturned ballots 160
Turnout 63,199 86.12
Registered electors 73,383
Majority 15,817 25.44
PH gain from PKR Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 236/2018]" (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 Penang [P.U. (B) 310/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Mansor Othman 30,003 58.03 + 3.90
BN Zainal Abidin Osman 21,405 41.40 - 4.47
Independent Teng Kok Pheng 297 0.57 + 0.57
Total valid votes 51,705 100.00
Total rejected ballots 833
Unreturned ballots 61
Turnout 52,599 88.63
Registered electors 59,345
Majority 8,598 16.93
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Tan Tee Beng 20,210 54.13 + 13.62
BN Zainal Abidin Osman 17,123 45.87 - 13.62
Total valid votes 37,333 100.00
Total rejected ballots 784
Unreturned ballots 12
Turnout 38,129 80.20
Registered electors 47,540
Majority 3,087 8.26
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zainal Abidin Osman 18,823 59.49 + 12.94
KEADILAN Goh Kheng Huat 12,818 40.51 + 40.51
Total valid votes 31,641 100.00
Total rejected ballots 751
Unreturned ballots 21
Turnout 32,413 78.75
Registered electors 41,159
Majority 6,005 18.98
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Goh Kheng Huat 20,732 51.13 + 12.68
BN Kang Chin Seng 18,876 46.55 - 15.00
Independent Abdul Rahman Manap 942 2.32 + 2.32
Total valid votes 40,550 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,230
Unreturned ballots 35
Turnout 41,815 78.50
Registered electors 53,267
Majority 1,856 4.58
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 22,729 61.55 + 9.06
DAP Balasundram Kanagaratham 14,200 38.45 - 9.06
Total valid votes 36,929 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,312
Unreturned ballots 66
Turnout 38,307 76.77
Registered electors 49,898
Majority 8,529 23.10
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Dominic Joseph Puthucheary 17,233 52.49 + 0.71
DAP N. G. Baskaran 15,597 47.51 + 9.31
Total valid votes 32,830 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,160
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,990 78.64
Registered electors 64,755
Majority 1,636 4.98
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 15,073 51.78
DAP N. Shanmugam 11,118 38.20
PAS Kamal Koh @ Koh Ah Toung 2,916 10.02
Total valid votes 29,107 100.00
Total rejected ballots 806
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 29,913 74.38
Registered electors 40,216
Majority 3,955 13.58
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 18,256 68.92
DAP Tan Yam Soon 8,231 31.08
Total valid votes 26,487 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,427
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,914 77.55
Registered electors 35,995
Majority 10,025
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 11,077 47.86
Independent Khoo Soo Kheng 7,274 31.43
PAS Desa Saat 2,230 9.63
DAP N. Shanmugam 2,137 9.23
Independent Hanafiah 428 1.85
Total valid votes 23,146 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 30,467
Majority 3,803
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 11,271 57.63
DAP K. Ponnudurai 5,132 26.24
PEKEMAS Veerappen Veerathan 3,155 16.13
Total valid votes 19,558 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,623
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,181 86.07
Registered electors 25,771
Majority 6,139
This was a new constituency created.

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