Pekan (federal constituency)

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Pekan
Pahang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Najib Razak
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018

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

The federal constituency was created from parts of the Pahang Timor constituency 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 Seri Mahkota, Jaya Gading, Kampung Seri Damai, Gudang Rasau, Pulau Rusa, Ganchong, Pulau Manis, Lepar, Pelak, Seri Makmur, Belimbing, Kampung Lamir, Peramu Jaya, Serandu, Kuala Pahang, Kampung Marhum, Kelat Rendang, Pahang Tua, Kampung Langgar, Pulau Jawa, Pasir Panjang, Ketapang, Mengkasar, Bandar Pekan, Sungai Miang, Tanah Putih, Shahbandar, Serambi, Padang Rumbia, Temai, Acheh, Tanjung Medang, Padang Polo, Tanjung Batu, Landai, Bandar Dua, Runchang, Simpai, Kota Perdana, Nenasi, Api Larat, Merchong, Sawah Batu, Salong, Mambang, Paloh Hinai, FELDA Chini Timur 1, FELDA Chini Timur 2, FELDA Chini Timur 3 & 4, Kampung Dusun, FELDA Chini 2, FELDA Chini 1, FELDA Chini 4, FELDA Chini 5, FELDA Chini 3, Terpai.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Seri Mahkota, Jaya Gading, Kampung Seri Damai, Gudang Rasau, Pulau Rusa, Ganchong, Pulau Manis, Lepar, Pelak, Seri Makmur, Belimbing, Kampung Lamir, Tanah Putih, Peramu Jaya, Serandu, Kuala Pahang, Kampung Marhum, Pasir Panjang, Ketapang, Sungai Miang, Bandar Pekan, Mengkasar, Pulau Jawa, Kelat Rendang, Kampung Langgar, Pahang Tua, Shahbandar, Serambi, Padang Rumbia, Temai, Acheh, Tanjung Medang, Padang Polo, Tanjung Batu, Landai, Nenasi, Merchong, Api Larat, Sawah Batu, Kota Perdana, Simpai, Runchang, Bandar Dua, Terpai, Salong, Mambang, Paloh Hinai, Kampung Dusun, FELDA Chini Timur 3 & 4, FELDA Chini Timur 1, FELDA Chini Timur 2, FELDA Chini 5, FELDA Chini 4, FELDA Chini 1, FELDA Chini 2, FELDA Chini 3.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Pekan
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Pahang Timor
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Abdul Razak Hussein Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Abdul Razak Hussein Alliance
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Abdul Razak Hussein Alliance
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1976
1976-1978 Mohd Najib Abd Razak
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Mohamed Amin Daud
7th 1986-1990 Mohd Najib Abd Razak
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 43,854 62.10
PAS Ahiatudin Daud 18,995 26.90
PH Muhammad Zahid Md Arip 7,662 10.85
Independent Abd Kadir Sainudin 103 0.15
Total valid votes 70,614 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,393
Unreturned ballots 301
Turnout 72,308 81.34
Registered electors 88,899
Majority 24,859 35.20
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Pahang [P.U. (B) 238/2018]" (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 Pahang [P.U. (B) 312/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 51,278 76.60 - 2.13
PKR Mohd. Fariz Abd. Talib @ Musa 15,665 23.40 + 23.40
Total valid votes 66,943 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,275
Unreturned ballots 246
Turnout 68,464 85.30
Registered electors 80,260
Majority 35,613 53.20
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 36,262 78.73 + 0.77
PKR Khairul Anuar Ahmad Zainudin 9,798 21.27 + 21.27
Total valid votes 46,060 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,261
Unreturned ballots 549
Turnout 47,870 82.23
Registered electors 58,217
Majority 26,464 57.46
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 31,956 77.96 + 27.50
PAS Zakaria Dahlan 9,034 22.04 - 27.50
Total valid votes 40,990 100.00
Total rejected ballots 56
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,046 77.91
Registered electors 52,683
Majority 22,922 55.92
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 13,148 50.46 - 22.79
PAS Ramli Mohamed 12,907 49.54 + 49.54
Total valid votes 26,055 100.00
Total rejected ballots 631
Unreturned ballots 111
Turnout 26,797 74.78
Registered electors 35,834
Majority 241 0.92
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 17,004 73.25 + 6.92
S46 M. Samueil Mohamad Kameil 6,211 26.75 - 6.92
Total valid votes 23,215 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,127
Unreturned ballots 223
Turnout 24,565 71.60
Registered electors 34,308
Majority 10,793 46.50
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 21,262 66.33 - 8.17
S46 Othman Hitam 10,795 33.67 + 33.67
Total valid votes 32,057 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,357
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,414 71.36
Registered electors 46,824
Majority 10,467 32.66
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 16,431 74.50
PAS Ali Abdullah @ Lee Kin Hong 5,623 25.50
Total valid votes 22,054 100.00
Total rejected ballots 694
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,748 66.87
Registered electors 34,017
Majority 10,808 49.00
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Amin Daud 18,648 71.03
PAS Mohamed Rusdi Arif 7,604 28.97
Total valid votes 26,252 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,090
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,342 71.46
Registered electors 38,260
Majority 11,044
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 13,876 76.16
PAS Mohamed Rusdi Arif 4,343 23.84
Total valid votes 18,219 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 26,819
Majority 9,533
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 21 February 1976
The by-election was called due to the death of incumbent, Abdul Razak Hussein.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Najib Razak won uncontested.
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Razak Hussein won uncontested.
BN Abdul Razak Hussein
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 22,957
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Razak Hussein 12,641 77.28
PMIP Yazid Jaafar 3,716 22.72
Total valid votes 16,357 100.00
Total rejected ballots 488
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,845 71.24
Registered electors 23,644
Majority 8,925
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Razak Hussein 11,858 87.39
PMIP Abdul Hamid Awang Hitam 1,711 12.61
Total valid votes 13,569 100.00
Total rejected ballots 596
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,165 76.63
Registered electors 18,486
Majority 10,147
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Razak Hussein 8,811 77.26
PMIP Mohamed Ariff Abas 2,593 22.74
Total valid votes 11,404 100.00
Total rejected ballots 104
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,508 74.52
Registered electors 15,443
Majority 6,218
This was a new constituency created out of Pahang Timor which went to Alliance in the previous election.

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 2016-04-23.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-23.