Petra Jaya (federal constituency)

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Petra Jaya
Sarawak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Fadillah Yusof
GPS
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2018

Petra Jaya is a federal constituency in Sarawak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1990.

The federal constituency was created in the 1987 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2008–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Tupong, Gita, Segedup, Sungai Tengah, Rahmat, Sinjan, Sejoli, Paroh, Matang, Samariang, Lintang, Kandis, Semerah Padi, Sukma, Sri Wangi, Kampong Tunku, Bedil, Astana Lot, Patingan, Satok, Masjid, Maderasah, Reservoir, Nanas, Patinggi Ali.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Tupong, Gita, Sungai Tengah, Rahmat, Sinjan, Sejoli, Paroh, Matang, Sri Wangi, Samariang, Lintang, Kandis, Semerah Padi, Sukma, Kampong Tunku, Bedil, Astana Lot, Segedup, Patingan, Satok, Masjid, Maderasah, Reservoir, Nanas, Patinggi Ali.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Petra Jaya
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
8th 1990-1995 Sulaiman Daud BN
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Fadillah Yusof
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present GPS

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fadillah Yusof 28,306 65.91 - 12.55
PH Nor Irwan Ahmat Nor 13,289 30.94 + 9.40
PAS Hamdan Sani 1,350 3.14 + 3.14
Total valid votes 42,945 100.00
Total rejected ballots 354
Unreturned ballots 214
Turnout 43,513 75.12
Registered electors 57,925
Majority 15,017 34.97
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 247/2018]" (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 Sarawak [P.U. (B) 321/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fadillah Yusof 29,559 78.46 - 0.76
PKR Ahmad Nazib Johari 8,116 21.54 + 0.76
Total valid votes 37,675 100.00
Total rejected ballots 321
Unreturned ballots 174
Turnout 38,170 76.72
Registered electors 49,750
Majority 21,443 56.92
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fadillah Yusof 19,515 79.22 + 2.13
PKR Mohamad Jolhi 5,118 20.78 - 2.13
Total valid votes 24,633 100.00
Total rejected ballots 263
Unreturned ballots 131
Turnout 25,027 61.74
Registered electors 40,533
Majority 14,397 58.44
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fadillah Yusof 18,236 77.09 + 20.22
KEADILAN Wan Zainal Abidin Wan Senusi 5,420 22.91 - 20.22
Total valid votes 23,656 100.00
Total rejected ballots 292
Unreturned ballots 247
Turnout 24,195 61.46
Registered electors 39,367
Majority 12,816 54.18
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sulaiman Daud 11,878 56.87 + 56.87
KEADILAN Wan Zainal Abidin Wan Senusi 9,008 43.13 + 43.13
Total valid votes 20,886 100.00
Total rejected ballots 312
Unreturned ballots 474
Turnout 21,672 61.60
Registered electors 35,181
Majority 2,870 13.74
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Sulaiman Daud won uncontested.
BN Sulaiman Daud
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sulaiman Daud 12,686 80.46
PERMAS Mustapha Ismail 3,080 19.54
Total valid votes 15,766 100.00
Total rejected ballots 287
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,053 62.41
Registered electors 25,721
Majority 9,606 60.92
This was a new constituency created.

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