Padang Serai (federal constituency)

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Padang Serai
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Karuppaiya Muthusamy
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]84,834
Area (km²)[2]343

Padang Serai is a federal constituency in Kedah, 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 Guar Lobak, Pekan Padang Serai, Jalan Baling, Sidam Kanan, Kuala Sidim, Pekan Merbau Pulas, Kampung Jemerli, Bagan Sena, Sungai Karangan, Padang Meiha, Ladang Padang Meiha, Batu Puteh, Bukit Sedim, Kampung Bikan, Kampung Jangkang, Sungai Kob, Kampung Sungai Ular, Kulim High Tech, Padang China, Jalan Lunas, Taman Perak, Taman Senangin, Kampung Baru, Jalan Serdang, Henrietta, Victoria, Naga Lilit, Sungai Seluang, Batu Enam, Kampung Baru Lunas, Pekan Lunas, Taman Sejahtera, Paya Besar, Taman Lobak, Sungai Limau, Kampung Keladi, Taman Selasih, Simpang Tiga Keladi, Kampung Dusun, Kelang Sago, Bandar Putra, Taman Angsana, Taman Semarak.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Guar Lobak, Pekan Padang Serai, Jalan Baling, Sidam Kanan, Kuala Sedim, Pekan Merbau Pulas, Kampung Jemerli, Bagan Sena, Sungai Karangan, Padang Meiha, Ladang Padang Meiha, Batu Puteh, Bukit Sedim, Kampung Bikan, Kampung Jangkang, Sungai Kob, Kampung Sungai Ular, Kulim High Tech, Padang China, Jalan Lunas, Taman Perak, Taman Senangin, Kampung Baru, Jalan Serdang, Henrietta, Victoria, Naga Lilit, Sungai Seluang, Batu Enam, Kampung Baru Lunas, Pekan Lunas, Taman Sejahtera, Paya Besar, Taman Lobak, Sungai Limau, Kampung Keladi, Taman Selasih, Simpang Tiga Keladi, Kampung Dusun, Kelang Sago, Bandar Putra, Taman Angsana, Taman Semarak.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Padang Serai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974–1978 Lim Kiam Hoon BN (MCA)
5th 1978–1982
6th 1982–1986 Tan Kok Hooi
7th 1986–1990 Chew Kam Hoy
8th 1990–1995 Lim Lay Hoon
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004 Lim Bee Kau
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008–2011 Gobalakrishnan Nagapan PKR
2011–2013 Independent
13th 2013–2018 Surendran Nagarajan PKR
14th 2018–present Karuppaiya Muthusamy PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Karuppaiya Muthusamy 31,724 45.27
PAS Muhamad Sobri Osman 22,911 32.69
BN Leong Yong Kong 15,449 22.04
Total valid votes 70,084 100.00
Total rejected ballots 827
Unreturned ballots 246
Turnout 71,157 83.88
Registered electors 84,834
Majority 8,813 12.58
PH gain from PKR Swing ?
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 % ∆%
PKR Surendran Nagarajan 34,151 54.07 - 8.74
BN Heng Seai Kie 25,714 40.71 + 3.52
Berjasa Hamidi Abu Hassan 2,630 4.16 + 4.16
Independent Gobalakrishnan Nagapan 390 0.62 + 0.62
Independent Othman Wawi 279 0.44 + 0.44
Total valid votes 63,164 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,223
Unreturned ballots 197
Turnout 64,584 87.16
Registered electors 74,095
Majority 8,437 13.36
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Gobalakrishnan Nagapan 28,774 62.81 + 25.03
BN Boey Chin Gan 17,036 37.19 - 25.03
Total valid votes 45,810 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,259
Unreturned ballots 55
Turnout 47,124 79.58
Registered electors 59,218
Majority 11,738 25.62
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Bee Kau 26,269 62.22 + 1.90
KEADILAN Saifuddin Nasution Ismail 15,953 37.78 - 1.90
Total valid votes 42,222 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,075
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 43,307 80.31
Registered electors 53,924
Majority 10,316 24.44
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Bee Kau 27,395 60.32 - 8.75
KEADILAN Saifuddin Nasution Ismail 18,023 39.68 + 39.68
Total valid votes 45,418 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,349
Unreturned ballots 11
Turnout 46,778 72.75
Registered electors 64,299
Majority 9,372 20.64
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Lay Hoon 27,844 69.07 + 7.62
S46 Ahmad Awang 11,291 28.01 + 28.01
Independent Tan Kee Chye 1,177 2.92 + 2.92
Total valid votes 40,312 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,090
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 42,412 70.57
Registered electors 60,099
Majority 16,553 41.06
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Lay Hoon 19,157 61.45 - 8.37
PAS Wahab 6,657 21.35 - 8.83
DAP Karuppalah Ramasamy 5,360 17.19 + 17.19
Total valid votes 31,174 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,314
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,488 73.67
Registered electors 44,099
Majority 12,500 40.10
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chew Kam Hoy 19,246 69.82
PAS Mohd Radzi Hussain 8,320 30.18
Total valid votes 27,566 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,015
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,581 73.04
Registered electors 39,128
Majority 10,926 39.64
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tan Kok Hooi 18,043 71.79
PAS Khatib Shorbaini Hassan 6,183 24.60
Independent Ramley Ismail 906 3.60
Total valid votes 25,132 100.00
Total rejected ballots 966
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 26,098 77.19
Registered electors 33,812
Majority 11,860
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Ah Ying @ Lim Kiam Hoon 14,579 64.86
PAS Khatib Shorbaini Hassan 7,897 35.14
Total valid votes 22,476 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 29,444
Majority 6,682
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Lim Kiam Hoon won uncontested.
BN Lim Ah Ying @ Lim Kiam Hoon
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 24,542
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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