Pokok Sena (federal constituency)

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Pokok Sena (P008)
Kedah constituency
DUN Kedah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Ahmad Yahya
PN
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]114,838
Area (km²)[2]322

Pokok Sena is a federal constituency in Pokok Sena District and Kota Setar District, Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 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 Pokok Sena's electorate as of 2022

  Malay (81.8%)
  Chinese (15.4%)
  Indian (2.4%)
  Other ethnicities (0.4%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Pokok Sena constituency is divided into 52 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Bukit Lada (N09) Kedundong 008/09/01 SK Bukit Hijau
Derang 008/09/02 SK Bukit Hijau
Kampung Kejal 008/09/03 SK Bukit Tampoi
Gajah Mati 008/09/04 SK Bukit Pak Kiau
Bukit Larek 008/09/05 SM Sains Pokok Sena
Pekan Bharu Pokok Sena 008/09/06 SK Pokok Sena
Pekan Lama Pokok Sena 008/09/07 SK Wan Abdul Samad
Kampung Kolon 008/09/08 SMK Pokok Sena 2
Jabi 008/09/09 SK Jabi
Telaga Mas 008/09/10 SK Telaga Mas
Tanjong Musang 008/09/11 SMK Jabi
Kebun 500 008/09/12 SJK (C) Chung Hwa
Kepala Bendang 008/09/13 Masjid Kampung Kolam / Tabika Kemas Kampung Kolam
Kampung Menerong 008/09/14 SJK (C) Tong Yuh
Kampung Padang 008/09/15 SK Bukit Pak Kiau
Kampung Paya 008/09/16 SK Kg Paya
Kampung Nawa 008/09/17 SK Nawa
Bukit Payong 008/09/18 SK Bukit Payong
Kubang Leret 008/09/19 SK Kubang Leret
Kampung Bukit 008/09/20 SK Kampong Bukit
Kuala Lanjut 008/09/21 SK Kuala Lanjut
Kampung Panchor 008/09/22 SMK Pokok Sena
Bukit Pinang (N10) Paya Lengkuas 008/10/01 SK Lengkuas
Bukit Pinang 008/10/02 SJK (C) Soon Cheng
Titi Baru 008/10/03 SMK Kepala Batas
Kubang Lintah 008/10/04 SK Haji Abu Bakar
Hutan Kampung 008/10/05 Kolej Tingkatan Enam Sultan Sallehuddin
Taman Bayu 008/10/06 SMK Dato' Syed Omar
Kampung Bohor 008/10/07 SK Bohor
Lepai 008/10/08 SK Haji Abu Bakar
Kampung Sungai Mati 008/10/09 Maktab Mahmud Pokok Sena
Limbong 008/10/10 SK Taman Awana
Kampung Alor Setol 008/10/11 SJK (C) Tai Chong
Pondok Langgar 008/10/12 SK Langgar
Kampung Langgar B 008/10/13 SMK Langgar
Telok Jamat 008/10/14 SK Teluk Jamat
Alor Senibong 008/10/15 Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Gerak Maju B-III Km 14
Tualang 008/10/16 SK Tualang
Derga(N11) Taman Pknk 008/11/01 SK Taman Rakyat
Alor Malai 008/11/02 MADA Rice Training Centre (MRTC)
Kampung Telok Sena 008/11/03 Kolej Vokasional Alor Setar
Jalan Stadium 008/11/04 SK Tunku Abdul Halim
Sentosa 008/11/05 SMK Sultanah Asma
Jalan Ambar 008/11/06 SMK Sultanah Asma
Derga 008/11/07 SK Tunku Raudzah
Jalan Sheriff 008/11/08 SJK (C) Kee Chee
Alor Segamat 008/11/09 SMK Sultanah Asma
Taman Mewah 008/11/10 SMK Tunku Sofiah
Taman Nuri 008/11/11 SK Convent
Taman Intan 008/11/12 SK Jalan Datuk Kumbar
Tanjung Seri 008/11/13 SK Alor Setar
Taman Derga Jaya 008/11/14 SR Islam Alor Setar

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Pokok Sena
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kota Setar and Padang Terap
9th 1995–1999 Wan Hanafiah Wan Mat Saman (وان حنفيه وان مت سامن) BN (UMNO)
10th 1999–2004 Mahfuz Omar (مهفوظ عمر) PAS
11th 2004–2008 Abdul Rahman Ibrahim (عبدالرحمن إبراهيم) BN (UMNO)
12th 2008–2013 Mahfuz Omar (مهفوظ عمر) PAS
13th 2013–2018
2018 Independent
AMANAH
14th 2018–2022 PH (AMANAH)
15th 2022–present Ahmad Yahya (احمد يحي) PN (PAS)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Pokok Sena Bukit Lada
Bukit Pinang
Derga
Langgar
Tanjong Seri

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N9 Bukit Lada Salim Mahmood PN (PAS)
N10 Bukit Pinang Romani Wan Salim
N11 Derga Tan Kok Yew PH (DAP)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N9 Bukit Lada Alor Setar City Council
N10 Bukit Pinang Alor Setar City Council
N11 Derga Alor Setar City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PN Ahmad Yahya 52,275 59.44 Increase59.44
PH Mahfuz Omar 20,524 23.34 Decrease17.59
BN Noran Zamini Jamaluddin 14,523 16.51 Decrease9.48
Sabah Heritage Party Noraini Md Salleh 622 0.71 Increase0.71
Total valid votes 87,944 100.00
Total rejected ballots 823
Unreturned ballots 209
Turnout 88,976 76.58
Registered electors 114,838
Majority 31,751 36.10
PN gain from PH Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mahfuz Omar 28,959 40.93 +40.93
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Muhamad Radhi Mat Din 23,401 33.08 -19.79
BN Said Ali Syed Rastan 18,390 25.99 -21.14
Total valid votes 70,750 100.00
Total rejected ballots 869
Unreturned ballots 291
Turnout 71,910 82.76
Registered electors 86,892
Majority 5,558 7.85
PH gain from Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing +30.36
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 % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mahfuz Omar 36,198 52.87 -2.47
BN Shahlan Ismail 32,263 47.13 +2.47
Total valid votes 68,461 100.00
Total rejected ballots 848
Unreturned ballots 215
Turnout 69,524 86.14
Registered electors 80,714
Majority 3,935 5.74
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party hold Swing -2.47
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mahfuz Omar 29,687 55.34 +12.34
BN Abdul Rahman Ibrahim 23,956 44.66 -12.34
Total valid votes 53,643 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,039
Unreturned ballots 636
Turnout 55,318 79.44
Registered electors 69,631
Majority 5,731 10.68
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +12.34


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahman Ibrahim 29,740 57.00 +10.55
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mahfuz Omar 22,440 43.00 -10.55
Total valid votes 52,180 100.00
Total rejected ballots 855
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 53,035 80.27
Registered electors 66,070
Majority 7,300 14.00
BN gain from Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing +10.55


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mahfuz Omar 27,466 53.55 +8.57
BN Wan Hanafiah Wan Mat Saman 23,829 46.45 -8.57
Total valid votes 51,295 100.00
Total rejected ballots 707
Unreturned ballots 777
Turnout 52,779 77.47
Registered electors 68,128
Majority 3,637 7.10
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing +8.57


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Wan Hanafiah Wan Mat Saman 25,285 55.02
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mahfuz Omar 20,667 44.98
Total valid votes 45,952 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,747
Unreturned ballots 1,795
Turnout 49,494 77.45
Registered electors 63,904
Majority 4,618 10.04
This was a new constituency created.

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