Pendang (federal constituency)

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Pendang
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Awang Solahudin
PAS
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]74,867
Area (km²)[2]629

Pendang is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Sri Pudak, Kepala Bukit, Kampung Penyarom, Tanah Merah, Kampung Rambai, Kubang Jelai, Pekan Tokai, Kampung Pulai, Alor Besar, Kobah, Tempoyak, Sebrang Pendang, Pekan Pendang, Bukit Raya, Banggol Besi, Guar Kepayang, Cherok Kudong, Gajah Mati, Manggol Petai, Paya Kelubi, Batu Manunggul, Kubor Panjang, Kampung Perupok, Kampung China, Padang Durian, Pokok Assam, Kampung Belat, Paya Rawa, Kampung Bechah, Titi Akar, Sungai Tiang Blok B, Sungai Tiang Blok A, Kampung Mahawangsa, Kampung Bahru, Sawa Kechil, Padang Pusing, Ayer Puteh, Bukit Jambol, Junun, Tanjong Setol, Bukit Genting, Pokok Tai, Paya Mak Inson, Paya Mengkuang.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sri Pudak, Kepala Bukit, Kampung Penyarom, Tanah Merah, Kampung Rambai, Kubang Jelai, Pekan Tokai, Kampung Pulai, Alor Besar, Kobah, Tempoyak, Sebrang Pendang, Pekan Pendang, Bukit Raya, Banggol Besi, Guar Kepayang, Cherok Kudong, Gajah Mati, Manggol Petai, Paya Kelubi, Batu Manunggul, Kubor Panjang, Kampung Perupok, Kampung China, Padang Durian, Pokok Assam, Kampung Belat, Paya Rawa, Kampung Bechah, Titi Akar, Sungai Tiang Blok B, Sungai Tiang Blok A, Kampung Mahawangsa, Kampung Bahru, Sawa Kechil, Padang Pusing, Ayer Puteh, Bukit Jambol, Junun, Tanjong Setol, Bukit Genting, Pokok Tai, Paya Mak Inson, Paya Mengkuang.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Pendang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Ulu Muda
7th 1986–1990 Othman Abdul BN (UMNO)
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2002 Fadzil Noor PAS
2002–2004 Othman Abdul BN (UMNO)
11th 2004–2008 Mohd Hayati Othman PAS
12th 2008–2013
13th 2013–2018 Othman Abdul BN (UMNO)
14th 2018–present Awang Solahudin PAS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS 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
PAS 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.

"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.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Othman Abdul 32,165 52.14 +6.17
PAS 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 PAS Swing +6.17
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS 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
PAS hold Swing +3.98
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS 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
PAS 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
PAS 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 PAS Swing +3.62
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS 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
PAS gain from BN Swing +6.01
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Othman Abdul 20,322 52.50 -1.73
PAS 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
PAS 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
PAS 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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