Nibong Tebal (federal constituency)

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Nibong Tebal (P047)
Penang constituency
Nibong Tebal federal constituency.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]73,383
Area (km²)[2]178

Nibong Tebal is a federal constituency in South Seberang Perai District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Nibong Tebal's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (47.7%)
  Chinese (35.03%)
  Indian (16.95%)
  Other ethnicities (0.22%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Nibong Tebal constituency is divided into 25 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Jawi (N19) Changkat 047/19/01 SK Keledang Jaya
Perkampungan Jawi 047/19/02 SJK (C) Kampung Jawi
Taman Desa Jawi 047/19/03 SMK Jawi
Ladang Caledonia 047/19/04 SJK (C) Pai Teik
Ladang Byram 047/19/05 SJK (T) Ldg Byram
Ladang Victoria 047/19/06 SMK Seri Nibong
Taman Sentosa 047/19/07 SK Nibong Tebal
Nibong Tebal 047/19/08 SMK Methodist
Jalan Bukit Panchor 047/19/09 Kolej Vokesional Nibong Tebal
Taman Helang Jaya 047/19/10 SMK Tunku Abdul Rahman
Sungai Bakap (N20) Padang Lalang 047/20/01 SMK Tasek
Puteri Gunong 047/20/02 SMK Bandar Tasek Mutiara
Tasek Junjong 047/20/03 SK Seri Tasek
Sungai Duri 047/20/04 SK Sungai Duri
Sungai Bakap 047/20/05 SMK Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah
Ladang Sempah 047/20/06 SK Jawi
Sungai Kechil 047/20/07 SK Sungai Kechil
Kampung Besar 047/20/08 SK Sungai Kechil
Sungai Acheh (N21) Sungai Udang 047/21/01 Madrasah Al-Irsyadiah Sungai Acheh
Sungai Setar 047/21/02 SK Sungai Setar
Sungai Acheh 047/21/03 SK Sungai Acheh
Sungai Bakau 047/21/04 SK Sungai Bakau
Tanjong Berembang 047/21/05 SMK Sungai Acheh
Permatang To' Mahat 047/21/06 SK Permatang Tok Mahat
Tamam Transkrian 047/21/07 SMK Saujana Indah

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Nibong Tebal
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Seberang Selatan
4th 1974-1978 Goh Cheng Teik (吴清德) BN (GERAKAN)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Dominic Joseph Puthucheary (டொமினிக் ஜோசப் புதுச்சேரி)
9th 1995-1999 Goh Cheng Teik (吴清德)
10th 1999-2004 Goh Kheng Huat (吴清发) DAP
11th 2004-2008 Zainal Abidin Osman BN (UMNO)
12th 2008-2010 Tan Tee Beng (陈智铭) PKR
2010-2013 Independent
13th 2013-2018 Mansor Othman PKR
14th 2018-2020 PH (PKR)
2020–present PN (BERSATU)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Nibong Tebal Bukit Tambun
Jawi
Sungai Acheh
Sungai Bakap

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N19 Jawi H’ng Mooi Lye PH (DAP)
N20 Sungai Bakap Amar Pritpal Abdullah PH (PKR)
N21 Sungai Acheh Zulkifli Ibrahim PN (BERSATU)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N19 Jawi Seberang Perai City Council
N20 Sungai Bakap Seberang Perai City Council
N21 Sungai Acheh Seberang Perai City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mansor Othman 35,395 56.92 +56.92
BN Shaik Hussein Mydin 19,578 31.49 -9.91
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohd Helmi Harun 6,875 11.06 +11.06
Independent Tan Tee Beng 331 0.53 +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 hold Swing +4.40
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.[permanent dead link]

"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.[permanent dead link]
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 +4.19
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 +13.62


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zainal Abidin Osman 18,823 59.49 +12.94
PKR 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 -13.79


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 +13.84


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 +9.06


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 -4.30


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 15,073 51.78 -17.14
DAP N. Shanmugam 11,118 38.20 +7.12
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Kamal Koh @ Koh Ah Toung 2,916 10.02 +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 -12.13


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 18,256 68.92 +21.06
DAP Tan Yam Soon 8,231 31.08 +21.85
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 37.84
BN hold Swing -0.40


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Cheng Teik 11,077 47.86 -9.77
Independent Khoo Soo Kheng 7,274 31.43 +31.43
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Desa Saat 2,230 9.63 +9.63
DAP N. Shanmugam 2,137 9.23 -17.01
Independent Hanafiah 428 1.85 +1.85
Total valid votes 23,146 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 30,467
Majority 3,803 16.43
BN hold Swing -20.60


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 31.39
This was a new constituency created.

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