Pendang (federal constituency)

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Pendang (P011)
Kedah constituency
Map of Pendang District, Kedah.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]94,547
Area (km²)[2]629

Pendang is a federal constituency in Pendang District, Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

https://live.chinapress.com.my/ge15/parliament/KEDAH

Ethnic breakdown of Pendang's electorate as of 2022

  Malay (88.49%)
  Other ethnicities (6.29%)
  Chinese (4.73%)
  Indian (0.5%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Pendang constituency is divided into 44 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tokai (N18) Sri Pudak 011/18/01 Maktab Mahmud Pendang
Kepala Bukit 011/18/02 SK Penghulu Jusoh
Kampung Penyarom 011/18/03 SMK Tobiar
Tanah Merah 011/18/04 SK Tanah Merah
Kampung Rambai 011/18/05 SK Kg Rambai
Kubang Jelai 011/18/06 SK Haji Abdul Rahman
Pekan Tokai 011/18/07 SMK Tokai
Kampung Pulai 011/18/08 SK Kampung Pulai Tokai
Alor Besar 011/18/09 SK Alor Besar
Kobah 011/18/10 SK Bukit Choras
Tempoyak 011/18/11 SMK Pendang
Sebrang Pendang 011/18/12 SR Islam Islah
Pekan Pendang 011/18/13 SJK (C) Yeang Cheng
Bukit Raya 011/18/14 SK Bukit Raya Dalam
Banggol Besi 011/18/15 SMK Tanah Merah
Guar Kepayang 011/18/16 SK Guar Kepayang
Cherok Kudong 011/18/17 SK Cherok Kudong
Gajah Mati 011/18/18 SK Kampung Chegar
Manggol Petai 011/18/19 SMK Tuanku Temenggung
Paya Kelubi 011/18/20 SK Pendang
Batu Manunggul 011/18/21 SK Ayer Puteh
Sungai Tiang (N19) Kubor Panjang 011/19/01 SK Kubor Panjang
Kampung Perupok 011/19/02 SK Bendang Raja
Kampung China 011/19/03 SK Hujung Keton
Padang Durian 011/19/04 SK Padang Durian
Pokok Assam 011/19/05 SK Pokok Assam
Kampung Bekat 011/19/06 SMK Kubor Panjang
Paya Rawa 011/19/07 SK Paya Rawa
Kampung Bechah 011/19/08 SK Syed Ibrahim
Titi Akar 011/19/09 Sekolah Bahasa Siam, Watt Siam Titi Akar
Sungai Tiang Blok B 011/19/10 SMK Sungai Tiang
Sungai Tiang Blok A 011/19/11 SK Sungai Tiang
Kampung Mahawangsa Pendang 011/19/12 SK Sungai Siput
Kampung Bahru 011/19/13 SK Kampong Baru
Sawa Kechil 011/19/14 Ma'had Al-Imam As-Syafie, Sawa Kechil
Padang Pusing 011/19/15 SMK Syed Ibrahim Padang Pusing
Ayer Puteh 011/19/16 SK Hj Mohamad Ariff
Bukit Jambol 011/19/17 SK Bukit Jambul
Junun 011/19/18 SK Bukit Jenun
Tanjong Setol 011/19/19 Sekolah Model Khas Bukit Jenun
Bukit Genting 011/19/20 SK Bukit Genting
Pokok Tai 011/19/21 SK Pokok Tai
Paya Mak Inson 011/19/22 SK Paya Mak Insun
Paya Mengkuang 011/19/23 SK Paya Mengkuang

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Pendang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Ulu Muda
7th 1986–1990 Othman Abdul (عثمان عبدال) BN (UMNO)
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2002 Fadzil Noor (فاذل نور) PAS
2002–2004 Othman Abdul (عثمان عبدال) BN (UMNO)
11th 2004–2008 Mohd Hayati Othman (محمد حياتي عثمان) PAS
12th 2008–2013
13th 2013–2018 Othman Abdul (عثمان عبدال) BN (UMNO)
14th 2018–2020 Awang Hashim (اوڠ هشيم) PAS
2020–2022 PN (PAS)
15th 2022–present

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Pendang Ayer Puteh
Bukit Raya
Sungai Tiang
Tokai

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N18 Tokai Mohd Hayati Othman PN (PAS)
N19 Sungai Tiang Suraya Yaacob BN (UMNO)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N18 Tokai Pendang District Council
N19 Sungai Tiang Pendang District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PN Awang Solahudin 49,008 64.83 +64.83
BN Suraya Yaacob 17,719 23.44 -9.86
PH Zulkifly Mohamad 8,058 10.66 -13.28
Homeland Fighters' Party Abdul Rashid Yub 809 1.07 +1.07
Total valid votes 75,594 100.00
Total rejected ballots 650
Unreturned ballots 137
Turnout 76,381 79.95
Registered electors 94,547
Majority 31,289 41.39
PN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Awang Solahudin 26,536 42.63 -5.23
BN Othman Abdul 20,728 33.30 -14.56
PH Wan Saiful Wan Jan 14,901 23.94 +23.94
Independent Abdul Malik Manaf 81 0.13 +0.13
Total valid votes 62,246 100.00
Total rejected ballots 952
Unreturned ballots 173
Turnout 63,371 84.64
Registered electors 74,867
Majority 5,808 9.33
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +4.67
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 Othman Abdul 32,165 52.14 +6.17
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohamad Sabu 29,527 47.86 -6.17
Total valid votes 61,692 100.00
Total rejected ballots 759
Unreturned ballots 127
Turnout 62,578 89.23
Registered electors 70,135
Majority 2,638 4.28
BN gain from Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing +6.17
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohd Hayati Othman 27,311 54.03 +3.98
BN Md Rozai Shafian 23,238 45.97 -3.98
Total valid votes 50,549 100.00
Total rejected ballots 991
Unreturned ballots 105
Turnout 51,645 84.19
Registered electors 61,346
Majority 4,073 8.06
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party hold Swing +3.98


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohd Hayati Othman 24,430 50.05 +0.36
BN Md Rozai Shafian 24,380 49.95 -0.36
Total valid votes 48,810 100.00
Total rejected ballots 383
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 49,193 86.03
Registered electors 57,181
Majority 50 0.10
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +0.36


Malaysian general by-election, 18 July 2002
Upon the death of incumbent, Fadzil Noor
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Othman Abdul 22,825 50.31 +3.62
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohd Hayati Othman 22,542 49.69 -3.62
Total valid votes 45,367 100.00
Total rejected ballots 346
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 45,713 86.04
Registered electors 53,128
Majority 283 0.62
BN gain from Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing +3.62


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ali @ Fadzil Md Noor 22,413 53.51 +6.01
BN Othman Abdul 19,474 46.49 -6.01
Total valid votes 41,887 100.00
Total rejected ballots 758
Unreturned ballots 647
Turnout 43,292 81.08
Registered electors 53,388
Majority 2,939 7.02
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +6.01


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Othman Abdul 20,322 52.50 -1.73
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohamed Taulan Mat Rasul 18,389 47.50 +1.73
Total valid votes 38,711 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,129
Unreturned ballots 41
Turnout 39,881 77.51
Registered electors 51,452
Majority 1,933 5.00
BN hold Swing -1.73


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Othman Abdul 20,554 54.23 +2.86
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ali @ Fadzil Md Noor 17,349 45.77 -2.86
Total valid votes 37,903 100.00
Total rejected ballots 865
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,768 82.57
Registered electors 46,951
Majority 3,205 8.46
BN hold Swing +2.86


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Othman Abdul 16,886 51.37
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Phahrolrazi Zawawi 15,986 48.63
Total valid votes 32,872 100.00
Total rejected ballots 580
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,452 77.92
Registered electors 42,930
Majority 900 2.74
This was a new constituency created.

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