Sungai Siput (federal constituency)

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Sungai Siput (P062)
Perak constituency
DUN Perak 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Kesavan Subramaniam
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]55,002
Area (km²)[2]1,850

Sungai Siput is a federal constituency in Kuala Kangsar District, Perak, 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.

This seat was formerly a stronghold for the Malaysian Indian Congress during the presidency of Tun Sambanthan and Tun Samy Vellu. MIC lost this seat in the 2008 general election and has since failed to regain the seat. MIC has previously represented this seat since its creation. [1]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Sungai Siput's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (36.28%)
  Malay (34.28%)
  Indian (20.89%)
  Other ethnicities (8.55%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Sungai Siput constituency has a total of 38 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Lintang(N21) Kampong Kandang Hulu 062/21/01 SK Kota Lama Kanan
Kampong Batang Kulim 062/21/02 SK Kota Lama Kanan
Salak North 062/21/03 SJK(C) Salak Bahru
Kampong Enggor 062/21/04 SJK(T) Enggor
Karai Luar 062/21/05 SJK(C) Sey Wah
Pekan Karai 062/21/06 SJK(C) Sey Wah
Kampong Karai 062/21/07 SK Karai
Kampong Jawang 062/21/08 SK Jawang
Changkat Salak 062/21/09 SJK(T) Ladang Changkat Salak
Salak Timor 062/21/10 SJK(C) Salak Bahru
Kamuning Barat 062/21/11 SJK(C) Shing Chung
Kamuning Timor 062/21/12 SJK(C) Shing Chung
Kampong Temin 062/21/13 SK Temin
Sungai Pelus 062/21/14 SK Trosor
Trosor 062/21/15 SK Seroli
Kampong Mor 062/21/16 SK Kampong Maamor
LKTP Lasah 062/21/17 SMK RLKT Lasah
Lintang 062/21/18 SK Lintang
Ladang Elphil 062/21/19 SJK(T) Ladang Elphil
Rancangan Belia Khas Berlop 062/21/20 SJK(C) Lasah
Chior Lasah 062/21/21 SK Lasah
Chenin 062/21/22 SK Chenin
Pos Piah 062/21/23 SK Pos Piah
Pos Perwor 062/21/24 SK Pos Perwor
Pos Legap 062/21/25 SK Pos Legap
Pos Kuala Mu 062/21/26 SK Pos Kuala Mu
Jalong(N22) Jalong Timor 062/22/01 SK Jalong
Jalong Barat 062/22/02 SJK(C) Simpang Jalong
Jalan Lintang 062/22/03 SK Kampung Muhibbah
Lintang Road Barat 062/22/04 SJK(T) Mahathma Gandhi Kalasalai
Kampong Bahagia 062/22/05 SMK Methodist
Rimba Panjang Utara 062/22/06 SJK(C) Rimba Panjang
Kampong Muhibbah 062/22/07 SMK Toh Muda Abdul Aziz Sungai Siput (U)
Simpang Tiga 062/22/08 SMK Shing Chung
Main Road 062/22/09 SK Sungai Siput (U)
Mahkamah 062/22/10 SJK(C) Sungai Buloh
Sungai Buloh Selatan 062/22/11 SJK(C) Sungai Buloh
Sungai Pelang 062/22/12 SJK(T) Ladang Dovenby

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Sungai Siput
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kinta Utara
Sungei Siput
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 V. T. Sambanthan (திருஞானசம்பந்தன்) Alliance (MIC)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 V. T. Sambanthan (திருஞானசம்பந்தன்) Alliance (MIC)
2nd 1964–1969
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971–1973 V. T. Sambanthan (திருஞானசம்பந்தன்) Alliance (MIC)
1973–1974 BN (MIC)
4th 1974–1978 Samy Vellu (ச. சாமி வேலு)
5th 1978–1982
6th 1982–1986
Sungai Siput
7th 1986–1990 Samy Vellu (ச. சாமி வேலு) BN (MIC)
8th 1990–1995
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008 Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj (மைக்கல் ஜெயகுமார்) PKR
2008–2013 PSM
13th 2013 PKR
2013–2018 PSM
14th 2018-present Kesavan Subramaniam (கேசவன் சுப்ரமணியம்) PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Sungai Siput Jalong
Lintang
Sungei Siput Jalong
Karai
Lintang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N21 Lintang Mohd Zolkafly Harun BN (UMNO)
N22 Jalong Loh Sze Yee PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Kesavan Subramaniam 20,817 48.72 +48.72
BN Devamany S. Krishnasamy 15,210 35.60 -10.72
PAS Ishak Ibrahim 5,194 12.16 +12.16
PSM Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj 1,505 3.52 +3.52
Total valid votes 42,726 100.00
Total rejected ballots 814
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 43,662 79.38
Registered electors 55,002
Majority 5,607 13.12
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perak [P.U. (B) 237/2018]" (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 Perak [P.U. (B) 311/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj 21,593 53.19 + 1.69
BN Devamany S. Krishnasamy 18,800 46.32 + 0.52
Independent Nagalingam Singaravelloo 197 0.49 + 0.49
Total valid votes 40,590 100.00
Total rejected ballots 982
Unreturned ballots 45
Turnout 41,617 80.66
Registered electors 51,596
Majority 2,793 6.87
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj 16,458 51.50 + 23.13
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 14,637 45.80 - 16.39
Independent Nor Rizan Oon 864 2.70 + 2.70
Total valid votes 31,959 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,001
Unreturned ballots 194
Turnout 33,154 69.91
Registered electors 47,424
Majority 1,821 5.70
PKR gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 19,029 62.19 + 4.44
KEADILAN Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj 8,680 28.37 + 28.37
DAP Sanmugam Ponmugam Ponnan 2,890 9.44 - 30.94
Total valid votes 30,599 100.00
Total rejected ballots 927
Unreturned ballots 57
Turnout 31,583 67.51
Registered electors 46,782
Majority 10,349 33.82
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 17,480 57.75 - 14.11
DAP Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj 12,221 40.38 + 21.23
MDP Mohamad Asri Othman 565 1.87 + 1.87
Total valid votes 30,266 100.00
Total rejected ballots 829
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 31,165 63.62
Registered electors 48,986
Majority 5,259 17.37
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 21,283 71.86 + 18.61
DAP Lim Ah Guan @ Lim Soon Guan 5,673 19.15 - 27.60
PAS Mohamed Hashim Salim 2,663 8.99 + 8.99
Total valid votes 29,619 100.00
Total rejected ballots 842
Unreturned ballots 91
Turnout 30,552 67.66
Registered electors 45,155
Majority 15,610 52.71
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 14,427 53.25 - 2.80
DAP Patto Perumal 12,664 46.75 + 9.61
Total valid votes 27,091 100.00
Total rejected ballots 937
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,028 69.21
Registered electors 40,497
Majority 1,763 6.50
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 13,148 56.05
DAP Liew Sam Fong 8,712 37.14
SDP Wan Hassan Wan Mahmud 1,597 6.81
Total valid votes 23,457 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,109
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,566 69.32
Registered electors 35,441
Majority 4,436 18.91
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 14,930 64.56
DAP T. Sellapan 7,033 30.41
PAS Ahmad Zawawi Ibrahim 1,164 5.03
Total valid votes 23,127 100.00
Total rejected ballots 700
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,827 73.63
Registered electors 32,360
Majority 7,897
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 12,930 62.41
DAP Ngan Siong Hing @ Ngan Siong Eng 7,789 37.59
Total valid votes 20,719 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,922
Majority 5,141
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu 9,045 49.09
DAP Patto Perumal 8,401 45.59
PEKEMAS Thang Pang Fay 877 4.76
Independent R. C. Manavarayan 103 0.56
Total valid votes 18,426 100.00
Total rejected ballots 103
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,529 77.87
Registered electors 23,795
Majority 644
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1969: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance V. T. Sambanthan 7,985 50.46
PPP Ramiah Veerappan 7,839 49.54
Total valid votes 15,824 100.00
Total rejected ballots 695
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,519 76.12
Registered electors 21,702
Majority 146
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1964: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance V. T. Sambanthan 9,855 71.53
PPP Ramiah Veerappan 3,922 28.47
Total valid votes 13,777 100.00
Total rejected ballots 639
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,416 81.03
Registered electors 17,791
Majority 5,933
Alliance hold Swing


Malayan general election, 1959: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance V. T. Sambanthan 7,317 61.08
PPP K. Annamalai 4,514 37.68
Independent Choy Kok Kuan 148 1.24
Total valid votes 11,979 100.00
Total rejected ballots 96
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 12,075 70.31
Registered electors 17,175
Majority 2,803
This was a new constituency created.

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