Padang Terap (federal constituency)

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Padang Terap
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mahdzir Khalid
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]46,644
Area (km²)[2]1,357

Padang Terap 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 Padang Sanai, Kubang Palas, Gula Padang Terap, Padang Nyior, Kampung Pisang, Kampung Tanjong, Tualak, Belimbing, Kampung Bendang, Perik, Kurong Hitam, Pekan Kuala Nerang, Rambutan, Kampung Nai Teh, Bukit Tembaga, Kampung Barokhas, Nako Nambua, Kuala Tekai, Kampung Musa, Pedu, Tong Pelu, Kampung Mesjid, Belukar Luas, Kubang Bemban, Tandop Besar, Naka, Lamdin, Nami, FELDA Lubok Merbau A, FELDA Lubok Merbau B, Kampung Mahawangsa Padang Terap.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Padang Sanai, Kubang Palas, Gula Padang Terap, Padang Nyior, Kampung Pisang, Kampung Tanjong, Tualak, Belimbing, Kampung Bendang, Perik, Kurong Hitam, Pekan Kuala Nerang, Rambutan, Kampung Nai Teh, Bukit Tembaga, Kampung Barokhas, Nako Nambua, Kuala Tekai, Kampung Musa, Pedu, Tong Pelu, Kampung Mesjid, Belukar Luas, Kubang Bemban, Tandop Besar, Naka, Lamdin, Nami, FELDA Lubok Merbau A, FELDA Lubok Merbau B, Kampung Mahawangsa Padang Terap.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Padang Terap
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974–1978 Ahmad Shukri Abd. Shukor BN(PAS)
5th 1978–1982 Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin BN(UMNO)
6th 1982–1984
1985–1986 Baharom Bakar
7th 1986–1990 Affifudin Omar
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004 Zawawi Ahmad PAS
11th 2004–2008 Ghazali Ibrahim BN(UMNO)
12th 2008–2013 Mohd Nasir Zakaria PAS
13th 2013–2018 Mahdzir Khalid BN(UMNO)
14th 2018–present

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mahdzir Khalid 16,384 42.09 −13.57
PAS Mohd Azam Abd Aziz 15,285 39.27 −4.47
PH Mohd Khairizal Khazali 7,254 18.64 +18.64
Total valid votes 38,923 100.00
Total rejected ballots 854
Unreturned ballots 155
Turnout 39,932 85.61
Registered electors 46,644
Majority 1,099 2.82
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}
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 Mahdzir Khalid 20,654 55.66 +6.28
PAS Mohd Nasir Zakaria 16,212 43.69 −6.93
Independent Muhamad Bazli Abdullah 243 0.65 +0.65
Total valid votes 37,109 100.00
Total rejected ballots 691
Unreturned ballots 104
Turnout 37,904 90.33
Registered electors 41,960
Majority 4,442 11.97
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mohd Nasir Zakaria 15,003 50.62 +4.59
BN Ghazali Ibrahim 14,634 49.38 −4.59
Total valid votes 29,637 100.00
Total rejected ballots 770
Unreturned ballots 38
Turnout 30,445 86.00
Registered electors 35,403
Majority 369 1.24
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ghazali Ibrahim 14,776 53.97 +6.22
PAS Zawawi Ahmad 12,604 46.03 −6.22
Total valid votes 27,380 100.00
Total rejected ballots 693
Unreturned ballots 21
Turnout 28,094 86.68
Registered electors 32,411
Majority 2,172 7.94
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Zawawi Ahmad 12,218 52.25 +8.78
BN Othman Ismail 11,165 47.75 −8.78
Total valid votes 23,383 100.00
Total rejected ballots 480
Unreturned ballots 294
Turnout 24,157 83.36
Registered electors 28,979
Majority 1,053 4.50
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Affifudin Omar 11,571 56.53 −4.51
PAS Mustapha Kamal Shahrom 8,898 43.47 +43.47
Total valid votes 20,469 100.00
Total rejected ballots 811
Unreturned ballots 17
Turnout 21,297 78.03
Registered electors 27,293
Majority 2,673 13.06
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Affifudin Omar 20,697 61.04 +2.26
S46 Baharom Bakar 13,208 38.96 +38.96
Total valid votes 33,905 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,482
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 35,387 78.71
Registered electors 44,958
Majority 7,489 22.08
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Affifudin Omar 18,520 58.78 −0.07
PAS Mahmud Ahmad 12,985 41.22 +0.75
Total valid votes 31,505 100.00
Total rejected ballots 683
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,188 78.73
Registered electors 40,884
Majority 5,535 17.56
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 19 January 1985
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Baharom Bakar 18,262 58.85 −1.34
PAS Halim Arshat 12,560 40.47 +0.66
Independent Choong Seang Hai 118 0.38 +0.38
Independent Khalid Abdullah 93 0.30 +0.30
Total valid votes 31,033 100.00
Total rejected ballots 369
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,402 78.86
Registered electors 39,818
Majority 5,702 18.38
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin 18,637 60.19
PAS Sudin Wahab 12,329 39.81
Total valid votes 30,966 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,085
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,051 82.54
Registered electors 38,831
Majority 6,308 20.38
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin 14,747 55.14
PAS Mohamad Asri Muda 12,000 44.86
Total valid votes 26,747 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 33,019
Majority 2,747
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Ahmad Shukri Abd. Shukor won uncontested.
BN Ahmad Shukri Abd. Shukor
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 28,348
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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