Petra Jaya (federal constituency)

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Petra Jaya (P194)
Sarawak constituency
PRN Sarawak 2021.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1987
First contested1990
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]57,925
Area (km²)126

Petra Jaya is a federal constituency in Kuching Division (Kuching District), 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Petra Jaya's electorate as of 2018[2]

  Muslim bumiputera (74%)
  Chinese (13%)
  Non-muslim bumiputera (12%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 December 2015, the Petra Jaya constituency has a total of 25 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tupong(N06) Tupong 194/06/01
  • SK Rakyat Tupong
  • Tabika Kemas Kpg. Tupong Tengah
Gita 194/06/02
  • SMK Tuanku Abdul Rahman Jln. Matang
  • Dewan Serbaguna Kpg. Pinang Jawa
Sungai Tengah 194/06/03
  • SJK (C) Sungeu Tengah Jln. Sungei Tengah Matang
  • Dewan Serbaguna Kpg. Sagah
  • Dewan Serbaguna Datuk Amar Dr Sulaiman Daud Kpg. Kolong Dua
  • SK Tan Sri Datuk Haji Mohamed Taman Malihah
  • Dewan Serbaguna Taman Malihah
Rahmat 194/06/04
  • SK Gita No.1
  • (Bangsal Sementara Masjid) Taman Hussein / Rahmat
Sinjan 194/06/05 Dewan Sri Tanjong Kpg. Tanjong
Sejoli 194/06/06
  • SK Gita No.2
  • SMK Petra Jaya
Paroh 194/06/07 Surau Abrari Kpg. Paroh
Matang 194/06/08
  • SJK (C) Chung Hua Batu 7 Jln. Matang
  • SK Matang
  • Dewan Pendidikan dan Sosial Kpg. Matang Batu 10 Jln. Matang
  • SK Matang Jaya
  • SK Petra Jaya
  • Dewan Serbaguna Taman Heng Guan
Sri Wangi 194/06/09 Pusat Latihan ABIM Taman Sri Wangi Petra Jaya
Samariang (N07) Samariang 194/07/01
  • SK Samariang Kpg. Samariang Batu
  • Surau Darul Amin Samariang Jaya, Fasa 2
Lintang 194/07/02 SK Encik Buyong
Kandis 194/07/03 Kolej Datuk Patinggi Abang Abdillah
Semerah Padi 194/07/04 SMK Semerah Padi
Sukma 194/07/05 SK Siol Kanan
Kampong Tunku 194/07/06
  • Dewan Masyarakat Sg. Lumut
  • SK Rancangan Perumahan Rakyat PPR
Bedil 194/07/07 Dewan Masyarakat Baru Kpg. Lintang
Astana Lot 194/07/08 Dewan SK Encik Buyong
Satok (N08) Segedup 194/08/01
  • Tabika Kemas Kpg. Sg. Maong
  • Dewan Serbaguna Kpg. Segedup
Patingan 194/08/02 Dewan Datuk Merpati Jepang
Satok 194/08/03 SK Rakyat Jln. Haji Bolhasaan
Masjid 194/08/04 SMJK Chung Hua No.4 Jln. Haji Taha
Maderasah 194/08/05 Ibu Pejabat Bulan Sabit Merah
Resevoir 194/08/06 SK St. Joseph Jln. Were
Nanas 194/08/07 SJK (C) Chung Hua No. 4 Jln. Nenas / Jln. Tun Ahmad Zaidi
Patinggi Ali 194/08/08 SK Merpati Jepang

Representation history[edit]

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

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1969–1978 1978–1990 1990–1999 1999–2008 2008–2016 2016−present
Petra Jaya Samariang
Satok
Tupong

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coallition (Party)
N6 Tupong Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman GPS (PBB)
N7 Samariang Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali
N8 Satok Ibrahim Baki

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N6 Tupong
  • Kuching North City Hall
  • Kuching South City Council
  • Kota Samarahan Municipal Council\
  • Padawan Municipal Council
N7 Samariang Kuching North City Hall
N8 Satok
  • Kuching North City Council
  • Padawan Municipal Council

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 +30.94
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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.[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 Sarawak [P.U. (B) 321/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. 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
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sarawak [P.U. (B) 184/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-05.

"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) 225/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 September 2018. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
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
PKR 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
PKR 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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