Padang Rengas (federal constituency)

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Padang Rengas
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Padang Rengas is a federal constituency in Perak, 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]

It was abolished in 1986 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003. Agriculture is the main economical activities in the area. Padang Rengas is surrounded by the small rubber estates creating job opportunity to the residents. Residents have a mix of Malays, Chinese, Indian and foreign workers. Liman Kati is the village with shops for business activities to help the rubber estate workers for daily supply and needs. Padang Rengas is well connected to the Royal Town Kuala Kangsar and capital of state Ipoh.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Jenalik, Empangan Chenderoh, Sauk, Sauk Utara, Kampong Seterus, Bendang Selinsing, Chegar Galah, Kampong Chuar, Kampong Cheh, Kati, Changkat Jambu, Liman Kati, Berala, Lubok Chapin, Kampong Jamuan, Beluru, Kota Lama Kiri, Kampong Station, Kampong Basong, Lubok Merbau, Kampong Rambong, Kampong Tanah Merah, Kampong Laneh, Kroh Hilir, Kampong Lalang, Padang Assam, Kampong Buaya, Kampong Jaya, Padang Rengas Utara, Kampong Paya, Padang Rengas.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Jenalik, Empangan Chenderoh, Sauk, Sauk Utara, Kampong Seterus, Bendang Selinsing, Chegar Galah, Kampong Chuar, Kampong Cheh, Kati, Changkat Jambu, Liman Kati, Berala, Lubok Chapin, Kampong Jamuan, Beluru, Kota Lama Kiri, Kampong Station, Kampong Basong, Lubok Merbau, Kampong Rambong, Kampong Tanah Merah, Kampong Laneh, Kroh Hilir, Kampong Lalang, Padang Assam, Kampong Buaya, Kampong Jaya, Padang Rengas Utara, Kampong Paya, Padang Rengas.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Padang Rengas
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Abdul Aziz Yeop BN
5th 1978-1982 Umar Ismail
6th 1982-1986 Saidin Mat Piah
Constituency abolished
Constituency re-created from Chenderoh and Kuala Kangsar
11th 2004-2008 Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz BN
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz 10,491 41.50
PH Ejazi Yahaya 7,943 31.42
PAS Mohamad Azalan Mohamad Radzi 6,847 27.08
Total valid votes 25,281 100.00
Total rejected ballots 315
Unreturned ballots 102
Turnout 25,698 82.91
Registered electors 30,996
Majority 2,548 10.08
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perak [P.U. (B) 237/2018]" (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 Perak [P.U. (B) 311/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz 13,005 54.69 - 0.19
PKR Meor Ahmad Isharra Ishak 10,775 45.31 + 0.19
Total valid votes 23,780 100.00
Total rejected ballots 410
Unreturned ballots 40
Turnout 24,230 84.96
Registered electors 28,518
Majority 2,230 9.38
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz 9,830 54.88 - 10.86
PKR Alias Zenon 8,081 45.12 + 10.86
Total valid votes 17,911 100.00
Total rejected ballots 362
Unreturned ballots 77
Turnout 18,350 75.21
Registered electors 24,397
Majority 1,749 9.76
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz 11,615 65.74
KEADILAN Mohd Zolkafly Yahaya 6,052 34.26
Total valid votes 17,667 100.00
Total rejected ballots 419
Unreturned ballots 46
Turnout 18,132 72.93
Registered electors 24,862
Majority 5,563 31.48
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Saidin Mat Piah 12,885 68.07
PAS Abdul Hafidz Osman 6,045 31.93
Total valid votes 18,930 100.00
Total rejected ballots 754
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,684 73.91
Registered electors 26,631
Majority 6,840
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Umar Ismail 11,839 65.97
PAS Zabidin Alang Othman 6,108 34.03
Total valid votes 17,947 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 24,227
Majority 5,731
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Aziz Yeop won uncontested.
BN Abdul Aziz Yeop
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 22,680
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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