Padang Terap (federal constituency)

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Padang Terap (P007)
Kedah constituency
Map of Padang Terap District, Kedah.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]47,351
Area (km²)[2]1,357

Padang Terap is a federal constituency in Padang Terap District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Padang Terap's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (91.98%)
  Chinese (1.26%)
  Other ethnicities (6.53%)
  Indian (1.52%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Padang Terap constituency is divided into 31 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Kuala Nerang (N07) Padang Sanai 007/07/01 SK Padang Sanai
Kuala Palas 007/07/02 SK Kubang Palas
Gula Padang Terap 007/07/03 SMK Padang Terap
Padang Nyior 007/07/04 Maktab Mahmud Padang Terap
Kampung Pisang 007/07/05 Maktab Mahmud Padang Terap
Kampung Tanjong 007/07/06 SK Padang Terap
Tualak 007/07/07 SK Tualak
Belimbing 007/07/08 SK Tualak
Kampung Bendang 007/07/09 SK Tuanku Abdul Rahman Putra
Perik 007/07/10 SK Perik
Kurong Hitam 007/07/11 SK Kurong Hitam
Pekan Kuala Nerang 007/07/12 SMK Dato' Syed Ahmad
Rambutan 007/07/13 SK Seri Bakti
Kampung Nai Teh 007/07/14 SK Toh Puan Sharifah Hanifah
Bukit Tembaga 007/07/15 SK Bukit Tembaga
Kampung Barokhas 007/07/16 SMK Kuala Nerang
Nako Nambua 007/07/17 SK Panglima Awang
Pedu (N08) Kuala Tekai 007/08/01 SMK Pedu
Kampung Musa 007/08/02 Pusat Kokurikulum Daerah Padang Terap
Pedu 007/08/03 SK Pedu
Tong Pelu 007/08/04 SK Datin Fatimah
Kampung Mesjid 007/08/05 SMK Naka
Belukar Luas 007/08/06 SK Kampong Belukar
Kubang Bemban 007/08/07 SK Tandop Besar
Tandop Besar 007/08/08 SK Tandop Besar
Naka 007/08/09 SK Naka
Lamdin 007/08/10 SK Lamdin
Nami 007/08/11 SK Nami
FELDA Lubok Merbau A 007/08/12 SK Lubok Merbau
FELDA Lubok Merbau 007/08/13 SMK Lubok Merbau
Kampung Mahawangsa Padang Terap 008/08/14 SMK Lubok Merbau

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Padang Terap
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Jitra-Padang Terap
4th 1974–1978 Ahmad Shukri Abdul Shukur 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

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Padang Terap Kuala Nerang
Pedu
Pokok Sena

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N7 Kuala Nerang Munir @ Mohamad Yusoff Zakaria PN (PAS)
N8 Pedu Mohd Radzi Md Amin

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N7 Kuala Nerang Padang Terap District Council
N8 Pedu Padang Terap District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mahdzir Khalid 16,384 42.09 −13.57
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 -4.55
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.[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 Kedah [P.U. (B) 307/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mahdzir Khalid 20,654 55.66 +6.28
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing +6.61
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +4.59


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ghazali Ibrahim 14,776 53.97 +6.22
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing +6.22


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +8.78


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Affifudin Omar 11,571 56.53 −4.51
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 -23.99


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 -18.35


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Affifudin Omar 18,520 58.78 −0.07
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 -0.41


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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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 -1.00


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin 18,637 60.19 +5.05
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Sudin Wahab 12,329 39.81 -5.05
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 +5.05


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin 14,747 55.14 N/A
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohamad Asri Muda 12,000 44.86 +44.86
Total valid votes 26,747 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 33,019
Majority 2,747 10.28
BN hold Swing N/A


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
On the nomination day, Ahmad Shukri Abdul Shukur won uncontested.
BN Ahmad Shukri Abdul Shukur
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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