Pokok Sena (federal constituency)

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Pokok Sena
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mahfuz Omar
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]86,892
Area (km²)[2]322

Pokok Sena is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kedundong, Derang, Kampung Kejal, Gajah Mati, Bukit Larek, Pekan Bahru Pokok Sena, Pekan Lama Pokok Sena, Kampung Kolon, Jabi, Telaga Mas, Tanjong Musang, Kebun 500, Kepala Bendang, Kampung Menerong, Kampung Padang, Kampung Paya, Kampung Nawa, Bukit Payong, Kubang Leret, Kampung Bukit, Kuala Lanjut, Kampung Panchor, Paya Lengkuas, Bukit Pinang, Titi Baru, Kubang Lintah, Hutan Kampung, Taman Bayu, Kampung Bohor, Lepai, Kampung Sungai Mati, Limbong, Kampung Alor Setol, Pondok Langgar, Kampung Langgar B, Telok Jamat, Alor Senibong, Tualang, Taman PKNK, Alor Malai, Kampung Telok Sena, Jalan Stadium, Kanchut, Sentosa, Tambang Badak, Jalan Ambar, Derga, Jalan Sheriff, Alor Segamat, Taman Mewah, Taman Nuri, Taman Intan, Tanjung Seri, Taman Derga Jaya.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kedundong, Derang, Kampung Kejal, Gajah Mati, Bukit Larek, Pekan Bahru Pokok Sena, Pekan Lama Pokok Sena, Kampung Kolon, Jabi, Telaga Mas, Tanjong Musang, Kebun 500, Kepala Bendang, Kampung Menerong, Kampung Padang, Kampung Paya, Kampung Nawa, Bukit Payong, Kubang Leret, Kampung Bukit, Kuala Lanjut, Kampung Panchor, Paya Lengkuas, Bukit Pinang, Titi Baru, Kubang Lintah, Hutan Kampung, Taman Bayu, Kampung Bohor, Lepai, Kampung Sungai Mati, Limbong, Kampung Alor Setol, Pondok Langgar, Kampung Langgar B, Telok Jamat, Alor Senibong, Tualang, Taman PKNK, Alor Malai, Kampung Telok Sena, Jalan Stadium, Kanchut, Sentosa, Tambang Badak, Jalan Ambar, Derga, Jalan Sheriff, Alor Segamat, Taman Mewah, Taman Nuri, Taman Intan, Tanjung Seri, Taman Derga Jaya.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Pokok Sena
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
9th 1995–1999 Wan Hanafiah Wan Mat Saman BN
10th 1999–2004 Mahfuz Omar PAS
11th 2004–2008 Abdul Rahman Ibrahim BN
12th 2008–2013 Mahfuz Omar PAS
13th 2013–2018
2018 BEBAS
Amanah
14th 2018–present PH (Amanah)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mahfuz Omar 28,959 40.93
PAS Muhamad Radhi Mat Din 23,401 33.08
BN Said Ali Syed Rastan 18,390 25.99
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 PAS Swing ?
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 % ∆%
PAS 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
PAS hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS 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
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahman Ibrahim 29,740 57.00 + 10.55
PAS 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 PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS 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
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Hanafiah Wan Mat Saman 25,285 55.02
PAS 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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