Sungai Petani (federal constituency)

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Sungai Petani (P015)
Kedah constituency
DUN Kedah 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Johari Abdul
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]117,651
Area (km²)[2]261

Sungai Petani is a federal constituency in Kuala Muda District, Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 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 Sungai Petani's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (60.71%)
  Chinese (26.83%)
  Indian (11.95%)
  Other ethnicities (0.52%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Sungai Petani constituency is divided into 50 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Pantai Merdeka (N27) Bukit Kechik 015/27/01 SK Bukit Kechik
Bukit Meriam 015/27/02 SK Bukit Meriam
Sintok Bugis 015/27/03 Maktab Mahmud Kuala Muda
Padang Salim 015/27/04 SK Seri Kuala
Kuala Muda 015/27/05 Dewan KEDA Kampung Tepi Sungai
Haji Kudong 015/27/06 SK Haji Sulaiman
Kota Kuala Muda 015/27/07 SK Kota Kuala Muda
Sungai Mas 015/27/08 SMK Kota Kuala Muda
Rantau Panjang 015/27/09 SK Rantau Panjang
Pekan Tikam Batu 015/27/10 SJK (C) Peng Min
Kampung Simpor 015/27/11 SK Simpor
Batu Lintang 015/27/12 SK Simpor
Simpor Timor 015/27/13 SK Darulaman
Telok Wang 015/27/14 SMK Sungai Pasir
Kampung Berapit 015/27/15 SK Berapit
Kampung Tikam Batu 015/27/16 SK Tikam Batu
Pekula 015/27/17 SMK Pekula Jaya
Padang Temusu 015/27/18 SJK (C) Tai Tong
Pinang Tunggal 015/27/19 SMK Pinang Tunggal
Bakar Arang (N28) Taman Dahlia 015/28/01 Pusat Bimbingan Islam Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (PUSBA)
Jalan Pengkalan 015/28/02 SMK Khir Johari
Kolam Air 015/28/03 SK St. Theresa
Bandar 015/28/04 SK Khir Johari
Simpang Tiga Pekan Lama 015/28/05 Dewan Annasamy Pillai, Pekan Lama
Peteri 015/28/06 SK Khir Johari
Kampung Bahru 015/28/07 SK Petani Jaya
Taman Sentosa 015/28/08 SJK (C) Sin Kwang
Taman Delima 015/28/09 SMK Tunku Ismail
Taman Intan 015/28/10 SK Tunku Ismail
Bakar Arang 015/28/11 SMK Bakar Arang
Taman Arked 015/28/12 SK Bakar Arang
Taman Makmur 015/28/13 SMK Che Tom
Sungai Pasir 015/28/14 SK Sungai Pasir
Taman Nilam 015/28/15 SK Taman Intan
Taman Sejati Indah 015/28/16 SK Seri Gedong
Taman Sri Wang 016/28/17 SK Taman Sri Wang
Taman Keladi 015/28/18 SMJK Sin Min (P)
Sidam(N29) Taman Ria Jaya 015/29/01 SMK Taman Ria Jaya
Taman Mutiara 015/29/02 SK Sungai Petani
Pekan Lama 015/29/03 SJK (C) Pekan Lama
Padang Buloh 015/29/04 SK Sidam Kiri
Kampung Sidam 015/29/05 SK Sidam Kiri
Kampung Raja 015/29/06 SMK Dato' Bijaya Setia
Scarboro 015/29/07 SJK (T) Ladang Scarboro Bahagian 2
Pengkalan Lebai Man 015/29/08 SMK Pengkalan Lebai Man
Taman Sutera 015/29/09 Institut Pendidikan Guru Kampus Sultan Abdul Halim
Seri Impian 015/29/10 SJK (C) Min Terk
Puteri Jaya 015/29/11 SK Bandar Puteri Jaya
Kampung Sarukam 015/29/12 SK Seri Pinang
Pantai Prai 015/29/13 SK Pantai Prai

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Sungai Petani
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Sungei Muda
Sungei Patani
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Abdul Samad Osman Alliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Abdul Samad Osman Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964–1969 Mohamed Zahir Ismail
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971–1973 Azahari Md. Taib Alliance (UMNO)
1973–1974 BN (UMNO)
4th 1974–1978 Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar
5th 1978–1982
6th 1982–1986
Sungai Petani
7th 1986–1990 Abdul Manaf Ahmad BN (UMNO)
8th 1990–1995 Che Ibrahim Mustafa
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004 Mahadzir Mohd Khir
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008–2013 Johari Abdul PKR
13th 2013–2018
14th 2018–present PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Sungai Petani Bakar Arang
Pantai Merdeka
Sidam
Tikam Batu
Sungei Patani Kuala Ketil
Pekan Sungei Patani
Sungei Patani Luar
Tikam Batu

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N27 Pantai Merdeka Ahmad Fadzli Hashim PN (PAS)
N28 Bakar Arang Ooi Tze Min PH (PKR)
N29 Sidam Robert Ling Kui Ee PN (BERSATU)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Johari Abdul 45,532 49.21 +49.21
BN Shahanim Mohamad Yusoff 23,963 25.90 -17.51
PAS Sharir Long 22,760 24.60 +24.60
PRM Sritharan Pichathu 279 0.30 +0.30
Total valid votes 92,534 100.00
Total rejected ballots 889
Unreturned ballots 424
Turnout 93,847 83.36
Registered electors 112,577
Majority 21,569 23.31
PH hold Swing +5.68
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 % ∆%
PKR Johari Abdul 44,194 55.37 -2.68
BN Syamsul Anuar Che Mey @ Ismail 34,646 43.41 +1.46
Independent Ong Wei Sin 772 0.97 + 0.97
KITA Suhaimi Hashim 200 0.25 + 0.25
Total valid votes 79,812 100.00
Total rejected ballots 959
Unreturned ballots 253
Turnout 81,024 86.96
Registered electors 93,176
Majority 9,548 11.96
PKR hold Swing -2.07
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Johari Abdul 33,822 58.05 +24.07
BN Zainuddin Maidin 24,441 41.95 -24.07
Total valid votes 58,263 100.00
Total rejected ballots 986
Unreturned ballots 129
Turnout 59,378 77.84
Registered electors 76,284
Majority 9,381 16.10
PKR gain from BN Swing +24.07


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mahadzir Mohd Khir 36,067 66.02 +4.27
KEADILAN Zamri Yusuf 18,565 33.98 -4.27
Total valid votes 54,632 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,007
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 55,639 78.45
Registered electors 70,922
Majority 17,502 32.04
BN hold Swing +4.27


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mahadzir Mohd Khir 31,875 61.75 -16.99
KEADILAN Johari Abdul 19,742 38.25 +38.25
Total valid votes 51,617 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,151
Unreturned ballots 2,689
Turnout 55,457 76.54
Registered electors 72,454
Majority 12,133 23.50
BN hold Swing -27.62


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Che Ibrahim Mustafa 35,918 78.74 +16.33
S46 Syed Mansor Syed Salim 9,697 21.26 -16.33
Total valid votes 45,615 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,785
Unreturned ballots 678
Turnout 48,078 73.91
Registered electors 65,049
Majority 26,221 57.48
BN hold Swing +16.33


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Che Ibrahim Mustafa 23,333 62.41 +8.73
S46 Abdullah Hashim 14,052 37.59 +37.59
Total valid votes 37,385 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,077
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,462 72.87
Registered electors 52,781
Majority 9,281 24.82
BN hold Swing -14.43


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Manaf Ahmad 18,269 53.68 -15.92
DAP R. Karuppaiah 8,380 24.62 +0.54
PAS Razak Daud 7,386 21.70 +16.42
Total valid votes 34,035 100.00
Total rejected ballots 840
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 34,875 71.94
Registered electors 48,478
Majority 9,889 29.06
BN hold Swing -8.23


Malaysian general election, 1982: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar 24,554 69.60 -1.89
DAP Chong Kok Heong 8,497 24.08 +24.08
PAS Osman Darus 1,864 5.28 -23.23
Independent Ismail Abdul Rahman 365 1.03 +1.03
Total valid votes 35,280 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,041
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,321 64.75
Registered electors 56,093
Majority 16,057 45.52
BN hold Swing -12.99


Malaysian general election, 1978: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar 24,422 71.49 -13.23
PAS Abdul Majid Jamaludin 9,738 28.51 +28.51
Total valid votes 34,160 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 45,855
Majority 14,684 42.98
BN hold Swing -20.87


Malaysian general election, 1974: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar 22,266 84.72 N/A
Independent Osman Abu Bakar 4,016 15.28 +15.28
Total valid votes 26,282 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,489
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,771 75.67
Registered electors 36,700
Majority 18,250 69.44
BN gain from Alliance Swing +12.89


Malaysian general election, 1969: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Azahari Md. Taib 8,931 43.67 -26.56
Gerakan Ong Boon Seong 6,859 33.54 +33.54
PMIP Mohamed Daud Abdullah 4,661 22.79 +16.96
Total valid votes 20,451 100.00
Total rejected ballots 493
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,944 73.24
Registered electors 28,595
Majority 2,072 10.13
Alliance hold Swing -30.05


Malaysian general election, 1964: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Zahir Ismail 14,177 70.23 +8.41
Socialist Front Teh Pek Choon 3,680 18.22 -19.96
PMIP Syed Jan Aljeffri 1,176 5.83 +5.83
UDP Ong Boon Seong 1,154 5.72 +5.72
Total valid votes 20,187 100.00
Total rejected ballots 527
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 20,714 76.28
Registered electors 27,156
Majority 10,497 52.01
Alliance hold Swing +14.19


Malayan general election, 1959: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes %
Alliance Abdul Samad Osman 9,186 61.82
Socialist Front Mansor Tobeng 5,673 38.18
Total valid votes 14,859 100.00
Total rejected ballots 170
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,029 75.03
Registered electors 20,031
Majority 3,513 23.64
This was a new constituency created.

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