Sungai Petani (federal constituency)

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Sungai Petani
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Johari Abdul
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]112,577
Area (km²)[2]261

Sungai Petani is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Kechik, Bukit Meriam, Sintok Bugis, Padang Salim, Kuala Muda, Haji Kudong, Kota Kuala Muda, Sungai Mas, Rantau Panjang, Pekan Tikam Batu, Kampung Simpor, Batu Lintang, Simpor Timor, Telok Wang, Kampung Berapit, Kampung Tikam Batu, Pekula, Padang Temusu, Pinang Tunggal, Taman Dahlia, Jalan Pengkalan, Kolam Air, Bandar, Simpang Tiga Pekan Lama, Peteri, Kampung Bahru, Taman Sentosa, Taman Delima, Taman Intan, Bakar Arang, Taman Arked, Taman Makmur, Sungai Pasir, Taman Nilam, Taman Sejati Indah, Taman Sri Wang, Taman Keladi, Taman Mutiara, Pekan Lama, Padang Buloh, Kampung Sidam, Kampung Raja, Scarboro, Pengkalan Lebai Man, Taman Sutera, Seri Impian, Puteri Jaya, Kampung Sarukam, Pantai Prai.

2016–2018:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Kechik, Bukit Meriam, Sintok Bugis, Padang Salim, Kuala Muda, Haji Kudong, Kota Kuala Muda, Sungai Mas, Rantau Panjang, Pekan Tikam Batu, Kampung Simpor, Batu Lintang, Simpor Timor, Telok Wang, Kampung Berapit, Kampung Tikam Batu, Pekula, Padang Temusu, Pinang Tunggal, Taman Dahlia, Jalan Pengkalan, Kolam Air, Bandar, Simpang Tiga Pekan Lama, Peteri, Kampung Bahru, Taman Sentosa, Taman Delima, Taman Intan, Bakar Arang, Taman Arked, Taman Makmur, Sungai Pasir, Taman Nilam, Taman Sejati Indah, Taman Sri Wang, Taman Keladi, Taman Mutiara, Pekan Lama, Padang Buloh, Kampung Sidam, Kampung Raja, Scarboro, Pengkalan Lebai Man, Taman Sutera, Seri Impian, Puteri Jaya, Kampung Sarukam, Pantai Prai.

2018–present:[4] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Kechik, Bukit Meriam, Sintok Bugis, Padang Salim, Kuala Muda, Haji Kudong, Kota Kuala Muda, Sungai Mas, Rantau Panjang, Pekan Tikam Batu, Kampung Simpor, Batu Lintang, Simpor Timor, Telok Wang, Kampung Berapit, Kampung Tikam Batu, Pekula, Padang Temusu, Pinang Tunggal, Taman Dahlia, Jalan Pengkalan, Kolam Air, Bandar, Simpang Tiga Pekan Lama, Peteri, Kampung Bahru, Taman Sentosa, Taman Delima, Taman Intan, Bakar Arang, Taman Arked, Taman Makmur, Sungai Pasir, Taman Nilam, Taman Sejati Indah, Taman Sri Wang, Taman Keladi, Taman Ria Jaya, Taman Mutiara, Pekan Lama, Padang Buloh, Kampung Sidam, Kampung Raja, Scarboro, Pengkalan Lebai Man, Taman Sutera, Seri Impian, Puteri Jaya, Kampung Sarukam, Pantai Prai.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Sungai Petani
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Sungei Patani
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Abdul Samad Osman Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Abdul Samad Osman Alliance
2nd 1964–1969 Mohamed Zahir Ismail
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971–1973 Azahari Md. Taib Alliance
1973–1974 BN
4th 1974–1978 Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar
5th 1978–1982
6th 1982–1986
Sungai Petani
7th 1986–1990 Abdul Manaf Ahmad BN
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)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Johari Abdul 45,532 49.21
BN Shahanim Mohamad Yusoff 23,963 25.90
PAS Sharir Long 22,760 24.60
PRM Sritharan Pichathu 279 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 gain from PKR 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 % ∆%
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
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 ?
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
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
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
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
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Manaf Ahmad 18,269 53.68
DAP R. Karuppaiah 8,380 24.62
PAS Razak Daud 7,386 21.70
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
Malaysian general election, 1982: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar 24,554 69.60
DAP Chong Kok Heong 8,497 24.08
PAS Osman Darus 1,864 5.28
Independent Ismail Abdul Rahman 365 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
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar 24,422 71.49
PAS Abdul Majid Jamaludin 9,738 28.51
Total valid votes 34,160 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 45,855
Majority 14,684
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974: Sungei Patani
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wan Zainab M. A. Bakar 22,266 84.72
Independent Osman Abu Bakar 4,016 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
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
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
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
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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