Parit (federal constituency)

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Parit
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohd Nizar Zakaria
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018

Parit is a federal constituency in Perak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 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 Buloh Akar, Chopin Kiri, Chopin Kanan, Kampong Prah, Kampong Tepus, Serapoh, Tanjong Belanja, Kampong Nyior, Kampong Tua Belanja Kiri, Belanja Kanan, Ladang Glenealy, Parit Utara, Parit Selatan, Belanja Kiri, Pasir Gajah, Tanjong Medan, Kampong Paloh, Kampong Dusun, Kampong Selboh, Kampong Kepala Pulau, Layang-Layang Kanan, Titi Gantong, Kompleks Pertanian, Kampong Aji, Padang Tenggala, Kampong Selat, Bota Kanan, Seri Iskandar, Suak Padi, Padang Changkat, Bota Kiri, Telok Kepayang, Telok Bakong, Kampong Bakong, Lambor Kiri, Kampong Tua, Lambor Kanan.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Buloh Akar, Chopin Kiri, Chopin Kanan, Kampong Prah, Kampong Tepus, Serapoh, Tanjong Belanja, Kampong Nyior, Kampong Tua Belanja Kiri, Belanja Kanan, Ladang Glenealy, Parit Utara, Parit Selatan, Belanja Kiri, Pasir Gajah, Tanjong Medan, Kampong Paloh, Kampong Dusun, Kampong Selboh, Kampong Kepala Pulau, Layang-Layang Kanan, Titi Gantong, Kompleks Pertanian, Kampong Aji, Padang Tenggala, Kampong Selat, Bota Kanan, Seri Iskandar, Suak Padi, Padang Changkat, Bota Kiri, Telok Kepayang, Telok Bakong, Kampong Bakong, Lambor Kiri, Kampong Tua, Lambor Kanan.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Parit
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Hussein Mohd Noordin Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Hussein Mohd Noordin Alliance
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1974 Hashim Gera PMIP
4th 1974-1978 Mohd. Bakri Abdul Rais BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Ahamed Hambal Yeop Majlis
7th 1986-1990 Nasruddin Alang Saidin
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Ainon Khairiyah Mohd. Abas
10th 1999-2004 Mat Basir Rahmat PAS
11th 2004-2008 Nasaruddin Hashim BN
12th 2008-2013 Mohd Nizar Zakaria
13th 2013-2018 Mohd Zaim Abu Hassan
14th 2018-present Mohd Nizar Zakaria

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Nizar Zakaria 14,035 48.41
PAS Najihatussalehah Ahmad 7,715 26.61
PH Ahmad Tarmizi Mohd Jam 7,240 24.97
Total valid votes 28,990 100.00
Total rejected ballots 425
Unreturned ballots 132
Turnout 29,547 82.28
Registered electors 35,910
Majority 6,320 21.80
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 Mohd Zaim Abu Hassan 16,253 58.03 + 1.48
PAS Muhammad Ismi Mat Taib 11,756 41.97 - 1.48
Total valid votes 28,009 100.00
Total rejected ballots 532
Unreturned ballots 72
Turnout 28,613 85.40
Registered electors 33,503
Majority 4,497 16.06
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Nizar Zakaria 12,399 56.55 - 4.67
PAS Najihatussalehah Ahmad 9,526 43.45 + 4.67
Total valid votes 21,925 100.00
Total rejected ballots 628
Unreturned ballots 45
Turnout 22,598 78.30
Registered electors 28,859
Majority 2,873 13.10
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nasaruddin Hashim 12,808 61.22 + 14.07
PAS Muhammad Ismi Mat Taib 8,112 38.78 - 14.07
Total valid votes 20,920 100.00
Total rejected ballots 483
Unreturned ballots 129
Turnout 21,532 74.46
Registered electors 28,917
Majority 4,696 22.44
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Mat Basir Rahmat 12,003 52.85 + 21.02
BN Megat Junid Megat Ayub 10,710 47.15 - 21.02
Total valid votes 22,713 100.00
Total rejected ballots 431
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,144 65.24
Registered electors 35,475
Majority 1,293 5.70
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ainon Khairiyah Mohd. Abas 14,207 68.17 + 5.87
PAS Ahmad Subki Abd. Latif @ Subky Abd. Latif 6,634 31.83 - 5.87
Total valid votes 20,841 100.00
Total rejected ballots 818
Unreturned ballots 117
Turnout 21,776 65.08
Registered electors 33,460
Majority 7,573 36.34
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nasruddin Alang Saidin 14,853 62.30 + 4.06
PAS Abdul Kader Kahar 8,987 37.70 - 4.06
Total valid votes 23,840 100.00
Total rejected ballots 952
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,792 67.95
Registered electors 36,485
Majority 5,866 24.60
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nasruddin Alang Saidin 13,053 58.24
PAS Syeikh Mohd Nor Mansor 9,360 41.76
Total valid votes 22,413 100.00
Total rejected ballots 702
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,115 67.96
Registered electors 34,011
Majority 3,693 16.48
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahamed Hambal Yeop Majlis 16,020 64.66
PAS Othman Itam Karib 8,756 35.34
Total valid votes 24,776 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,137
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,913 71.61
Registered electors 36,187
Majority 7,264
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Bakri Abdul Rais 12,268 50.56
DAP Abas Mat Said 6,658 27.44
PAS Zakaria Mohd Dehor 5,337 22.00
Total valid votes 24,263 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 31,667
Majority 5,610
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Bakri Abdul Rais 11,884 54.00
DAP Mohamed Salleh Nakhoda Itam 6,304 28.64
Independent Mahmud Zainal Abidin 3,509 15.94
PEKEMAS Mohamed Dahan Katib 311 1.41
Total valid votes 22,008 100.00
Total rejected ballots 720
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,728 77.70
Registered electors 29,250
Majority 5,580
BN gain from PMIP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PMIP Hashim Gera 9,193 51.43
Alliance Hussein Mohd Noordin 8,683 48.57
Total valid votes 17,876 100.00
Total rejected ballots 933
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,809 74.44
Registered electors 25,268
Majority 510
PMIP gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hussein Mohd Noordin 10,571 59.74
PMIP Mohd Hanifah Abdul Ghani 5,066 28.63
UDP Zainal Abidin Abas 1,138 6.43
Independent Mohamed Sulaiman 920 5.20
Total valid votes 17,695 100.00
Total rejected ballots 433
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,128 81.31
Registered electors 22,296
Majority 5,505
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hussein Mohd Noordin 8,998 59.97
PMIP Osman Budin 6,007 40.03
Total valid votes 15,005 100.00
Total rejected ballots 82
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,087 79.64
Registered electors 18,945
Majority 2,991
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-14.