Pekan (federal constituency)

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Pekan (P085)
Pahang constituency
DUN Pahang 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Najib Razak
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]91,444
Area (km²)[2]3,846

Pekan is a federal constituency in Pekan District and Kuantan District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Pekan's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (88.79%)
  Other ethnicities (9.43%)
  Chinese (2.01%)
  Indian (0.32%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Pekan constituency is divided into 56 polling districts.[4]

State conatituency Polling district Code Location
Pulau Manis(N20) Seri Mahkota 085/20/01 SK Wira
Jaya Gading 085/20/02 SK Jaya Gading
Kampung Seri Damai 085/20/03 SMK Seri Damai
Gudang Rasau 085/20/04 SK Mat Kilau
Pulau Rusa 085/20/05 SK Pulau Rusa
Ganchong 085/20/06 SK Ganchong
Pulau Manis 085/20/07 SK Pulau Manis
Lepar 085/20/08 SK Lepar
Pelak 085/20/09 SK Pelak
Seri Makmur 085/21/10 SK Seri Makmur
Belimbing 085/21/11 SK Belimbing
Peramu Jaya (N21) Kampung Lamir 085/21/01 Pusat Perpindahan Banjir Kampung Lamir
Tanah Putih 085/21/02 SMK Dato' Mahmud Mat
Peramu Jaya 085/21/03 SK Peramu Jaya
Serandu 085/21/04 SK Serandu
Kuala Pahang 085/21/05 SJK (C) Yoke Hwa Kuala Pahang
Kampung Marhum 085/21/06 SK Indera Shahbandar
Pasir Panjang 085/21/07 SK Pasir Panjang
Ketapang 085/21/08 SMA Al-Attas
Sungai Miang 085/21/09 SK Sinar Mutiara
Bandar Pekan 085/21/10 SK Ahmad
Mengkasar 085/21/11 SM Sains Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Pekan
Pulau Jawa 085/21/12 SK Sri Maulana
Kelat Rendang 085/21/13 SMK Peramu Jaya
Kampung Langgar 085/21/14 SK Langgar
Pahang Tua 085/21/15 SK Pahang Tua
Shahbandar 085/21/16 SK Pekan Jaya
Bebar (N22) Serambi 085/22/01 SK Serambi
Padang Rumbia 085/22/02 SK Padang Rumbia
Temai 085/22/03 SK Temai
Acheh 085/22/04 SK Kampung Acheh
Tanjung Medang 085/22/05 SK Tanjung Medang
Padang Polo 085/22/06 SK Seri Terentang
Tanjung Batu 085/22/07 SK Tanjung Batu
Landai 085/22/08 SK Nenasi
Nenasi 085/22/09 SMK Nenasi
Merchong 085/22/10 SK Merchong Jaya
Api Larat 085/22/11 Dewan Orang Ramai Kampung Api Larat
Sawah Batu 085/22/12 Balai Raya Kampung Sawah Batu
Kota Perdana 085/22/13 SK Kota Perdana
Simpai 085/22/14 SK Simpai
Runchang 085/22/15 SK Runchang
Bandar Dua 085/22/16 SK Bandar 2 Paloh Hinai
Chini (N23) Terpai 085/23/01 SK Kinchir
Salong 085/23/02 Dewan Mempelas Kampung Baru PPSK Salong Mukim Penyor 1
Salong 085/23/03 SK Mambang
Paloh Hinai 085/23/04 SMK Paloh Hinai
Kampung Dusun 085/23/05 Balai Raya Dan Perpustakaan Desa Kampung Dusun
FELDA Chini Timur 3 & 4 085/23/06 SK LKTP Chini Timur 2
FELDA Chini Timur 1 085/23/07 SK LKTP Chini Timur 1
FELDA Chini Timur 2 085/23/08 SMK Chini Timur
FELDA Chini 5 085/23/09 SK LKTP Chini 3 & 5
FELDA Chini 4 085/23/10 SK LKTP Chini 1 & 4
FELDA Chini 1 085/23/11 SA Rakyat (KAFA) Nur Ilham FELDA Chini 1
FELDA Chini 2 085/23/12 SMK Chini
FELDA Chini 3 085/23/13 KAFA Kelas Al-Quran Dan Fardu Ain FELDA Chini 03

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 (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Abdul Razak Hussein Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971-1973 Abdul Razak Hussein Alliance (UMNO)
1973-1974 BN (UMNO)
4th 1974-1976
1976-1978 Mohd Najib Abd Razak
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Mohamed Amin Daud
7th 1986-1990 Najib Razak
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018–present

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Pekan Bandar Pekan
Bebar
Bukit Ibam
Chini Chini
Cini
Kuala Pahang
Pahang Tua
Paya Besar
Peramu
Peramu Jaya
Pulau Manis
Rompin

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N20 Pulau Manis Khairuddin Mahmud BN (UMNO)
N21 Peramu Jaya Sh Mohamed Puzi Sh Ali
N22 Bebar Mohd. Fakhruddin Mohd. Arif
N23 Chini Mohd Sharim Md Zain

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N20 Pulau Manis Kuantan City Council
Pekan District Council
N21 Peramu Jaya Pekan District Council
N22 Bebar Pekan District Council
N23 Chini Pekan District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Najib Abd Razak 43,854 62.10 -14.50
PAS Ahiatudin Daud 18,995 26.90 +26.90
PH Muhammad Zahid Md Arip 7,662 10.85 +10.85
Independent Abd Kadir Sainudin 103 0.15 +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.[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 Pahang [P.U. (B) 312/2018]" (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 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.

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