Parit Buntar (federal constituency)

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Parit Buntar (P057)
Perak constituency
DUN Perak 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]51,860
Area (km²)[2]145

Parit Buntar is a federal constituency in Kerian District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Parit Buntar's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (69.35%)
  Chinese (25.7%)
  Indian (4.76%)
  Other ethnicities (0.2%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Parit Buntar constituency is divided into 32 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Titi Serong (N08) Parit Sungai Betul 057/08/01 SK Tanjong Piandang
Sungai Labu 057/08/02 SRA Rakyat Sungai Megat Aris Bagan Tiang
Sungai Megat Aris 057/08/03 SK Sungai Megat Aris
Sungai Kota 057/08/04 SK Sungai Megat Aris
Kedai Empat 007/08/05 SK Haji Ramli
Sungai Star 007/08/06 SK Sungai Star
Kampong Perak 007/08/07 SK Titi Serong
Kampong Kedah 007/08/08 SK Kampong Kedah
Parit Buntar 007/08/09 SK Sri Kerian
Seri Tenggara 057/08/10 SK Baru Parit Buntar
Jalan Kedah 057/08/11 SK Wawasan
Taman Kerian 057/08/12 SK Titi Serong
Titi Serong 057/08/13 SMA Al-Tahzib
Tebok Haji Musa 057/08/14 Pusat Kecermelangan Padi Jabatan Pertanian Titi Serong
Parit Tok Tengah 057/08/15 SMA Al Falah
Kuala Kurau (N09) Tanjong Piandang 057/09/01 SMK Raja Lope Nor Rashid
Piandang Indah 057/09/02 SJK (C) Nam Hua
Parit Sungai Burong 057/09/03 SMA Shamsul Maarif Al Wataniah
Parit Tok Hin 057/09/04 SK Telok Pial
Sungai Baharu 057/09/05 SK Sungai Baharu
Batu 14 057/09/06 SMK Kuala Kurau
Coast Road 057/09/07 SK Kuala Kurau (Baru)
Jalan Bawah 057/09/08 Taman Didekan Kanak-Kanak Yu Chai
Parit Abas 057/09/09 SMA Al-Hidayah
Kuala Kurau 057/09/10 SJK (C) Yu Chai
Kurau Indah 057/09/11 SK Kuala Kurau
Simpang Tiga 057/09/12 SK Sri Siakap
Siakap Road 057/09/13 Pertubuhan Perladangan Kawasan Kuala Kurau
Parit Telok Pial 057/09/14 SK Sungai Burong
Parit Haji Wahab 057/09/15 SK Parit Hj Wahab
Parit Haji Abd. Rahman 057/09/16 SK Taman Kebun
Parit Haji Ali 057/09/17 SRA Rakyat Al-Ihyaa Al-Diniyyah

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Parit Buntar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Krian Larut
4th 1974-1978 Sulaiman Taib BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982 Idris Abdul Rauf
6th 1982-1986 Abdul Raman Suliman
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Hasan Mohamed Ali PAS
11th 2004-2008 Abdul Hamid Zainal Abidin BN (UMNO)
12th 2008-2013 Mujahid Yusof PAS
13th 2013-2015
2015-2018 AMANAH
14th 2018–present PH (AMANAH)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Parit Buntar Kuala Kurau
Simpang Lima
Titi Serong

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N8 Titi Serong Hasnul Zulkarnain Abdul Munaim IND
N9 Kuala Kurau Abdul Yunus Jamahri PN (BERSATU)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N8 Titi Serong Kerian District Council
N9 Kuala Kurau Kerian District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mujahid Yusof 16,753 39.22 +39.22
BN Abdul Puhat Mat Nayan 13,655 31.96 -8.31
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ahmad Azhar Sharin 12,312 28.82 -30.91
Total valid votes 42,720 100.00
Total rejected ballots 536
Unreturned ballots 91
Turnout 43,347 83.58
Registered electors 51,860
Majority 3,098 7.25
PH gain from Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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.[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 Perak [P.U. (B) 311/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mujahid Yusof 26,015 59.73 - 1.09
BN Mua'amar Ghadafi Jamal Jamaludin 17,539 40.27 + 1.09
Total valid votes 43,554 100.00
Total rejected ballots 618
Unreturned ballots 134
Turnout 44,306 86.16
Registered electors 51,422
Majority 8,476 19.46
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mujahid Yusof 21,221 60.82 + 17.73
BN Abdul Raman Suliman 13,670 39.18 - 17.73
Total valid votes 34,891 100.00
Total rejected ballots 618
Unreturned ballots 83
Turnout 35,592 78.71
Registered electors 45,219
Majority 7,551 21.64
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Hamid Ngah @ Zainal Abidin 19,312 56.91 +10.43
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Hasan Mohamed Ali 14,623 43.09 - 10.43
Total valid votes 33,935 100.00
Total rejected ballots 591
Unreturned ballots 41
Turnout 34,567 77.16
Registered electors 44,799
Majority 4,689 13.82
BN gain from Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Hasan Mohamed Ali 15,931 53.52 + 12.94
BN Abdul Raman Suliman 13,837 46.48 - 12.94
Total valid votes 29,768 100.00
Total rejected ballots 630
Unreturned ballots 76
Turnout 30,474 71.92
Registered electors 42,372
Majority 2,094 7.04
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Raman Suliman 17,180 59.42 + 9.33
S46 Idris Abdul Rauf 11,731 40.58 - 9.33
Total valid votes 28,911 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,133
Unreturned ballots 79
Turnout 30,123 70.95
Registered electors 42,456
Majority 5,449 18.84
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Raman Suliman 14,113 50.09 + 7.48
S46 Idris Abdul Rauf 13,267 47.09 + 47.09
Independent Jaafar Ali 796 2.82 + 2.82
Total valid votes 28,176 100.00
Total rejected ballots 892
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 29,068 74.37
Registered electors 39,085
Majority 846 3.00
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Raman Suliman 11,029 42.61
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ahmad Subki Abd. Latif @ Subky Abd. Latif 9,846 38.04
DAP Lim Yan Chiow 5,011 19.35
Total valid votes 25,886 100.00
Total rejected ballots 648
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 26,534 71.46
Registered electors 37,132
Majority 1,183 4.57
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Raman Suliman 16,758 59.32
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ahmad Hassan Salahuddin Mohamed Khalil 11,492 40.68
Total valid votes 28,250 100.00
Total rejected ballots 973
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 29,223 76.46
Registered electors 38,219
Majority 5,266
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Idris Abdul Rauf 12,437 51.85
DAP Tan Hee Pau @ Tan Kee Pow 9,985 41.63
Independent Shaarani Mohamad 1,564 6.52
Total valid votes 23,986 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 34,991
Majority 2,452
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sulaiman Taib 12,134 53.79
Independent Zulkarnain Ahmad 10,425 46.21
Total valid votes 22,559 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,413
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,972 75.54
Registered electors 31,734
Majority 1,709
This was a new constituency created.

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