Permatang Pauh (federal constituency)

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Permatang Pauh
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
Legislature Dewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Nurul Izzah Anwar
PH
Constituency created 1974
First contested 1974
Last contested 2018

Permatang Pauh is a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created from parts of the Seberang Tengah constituency in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Jalan Sembilang, Seberang Jaya II, Kampong Pertama, Kampong Belah Dua, Seberang Jaya I, Jalan Bahru, Simpang Ampat, Jalan Tuna, Taman Tun Hussein Onn, Sama Gagah, Permatang Ara, Permatang Pauh, Bukit Indra Muda, Kampong Pelet, Kubang Semang, Tanah Liat Mukim 8, Kampong Cross Street 2, Permatang Tengah, Guar Perahu, Kuala Mengkuang, Telok Wang, Mengkuang, Sungai Lembu, Penanti, Kubang Ulu, Sungai Semambu, Tanah Liat Mukim 9, Berapit Road.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Jalan Sembilang, Seberang Jaya II, Kampong Pertama, Kampong Belah Dua, Seberang Jaya I, Jalan Bahru, Simpang Ampat, Jalan Tuna, Taman Tun Hussein Onn, Sama Gagah, Permatang Ara, Permatang Pauh, Bukit Indra Muda, Kampong Pelet, Kubang Semang, Tanah Liat Mukim 8, Kampong Cross Street 2, Permatang Tengah, Guar Perahu, Kuala Mengkuang, Telok Wang, Mengkuang, Sungai Lembu, Penanti, Kubang Ulu, Sungai Semambu, Tanah Liat Mukim 9, Berapit Road.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Permatang Pauh
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Seberang Tengah
4th 1974-1978 Ariffin Md Daud BN
5th 1978-1982 Zabidi Ali PAS
6th 1982-1986 Anwar Ibrahim BN
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1998
1998-1999 Independent
1999 Vacant VAC
10th 1999-2004 Wan Azizah Wan Ismail KEADILAN
11th 2004-2008
PKR
12th 2008
2008-2013 Anwar Ibrahim
13th 2013-2015
2015-2018 Wan Azizah Wan Ismail
14th 2018-present Nurul Izzah Anwar PH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Nurul Izzah Anwar 35,534 50.89 - 7.12
BN Mohd Zaidi Mohd Said 19,866 28.45 - 12.64
PAS Afnan Hamimi Taib Azamudden 14,428 20.66 + 20.66
Total valid votes 69,828 100.00
Total rejected ballots 658
Unreturned ballots 200
Turnout 70,686 86.42
Registered electors 81,789
Majority 15,668 22.44
PH gain from PKR Swing 2.76
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 236/2018]" (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 Penang [P.U. (B) 310/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.

"Keputusan PRU-14: Nurul Izzah menang di Parlimen Permatang Pauh". Kosmo! Online. 10 May 2018.
Malaysian general by-election, 7 May 2015
The by-election was called due to the disqualification of incumbent, Anwar Ibrahim after being found guilty of sodomy.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Wan Azizah Wan Ismail 30,316 58.01 - 1.18
BN Suhaimi Sabudin 21,475 41.09 + 0.60
Independent Salleh Isahak 367 0.70 + 0.70
PRM Azman Shah Othman 101 0.20 + 0.20
Total valid votes 52,259 100.00
Total rejected ballots 843
Unreturned ballots 43
Turnout 53,145 73.93
Registered electors 71,890
Majority 8,841 16.92
PKR hold Swing
Source(s)

"Pilihan Raya Kecil P.044 Permatang Pauh". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 2018-09-19.

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election - By-election of the Dewan Rakyat of P.044 Permatang Pauh for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 189/2015]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 27 April 2015. Retrieved 2018-09-19.

"P. U. (B) 221/2015 Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statement of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes for the By-election of P.044 Permatang Pauh" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 13 May 2015. Retrieved 2016-04-26.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Anwar Ibrahim 37,090 59.19 - 7.45
BN Mazlan Ismail 25,369 40.49 + 7.33
Independent Abdullah Zawawi Samsudin 201 0.32 + 0.32
Total valid votes 62,660 100.00
Total rejected ballots 672
Unreturned ballots 143
Turnout 63,475 88.53
Registered electors 71,699
Majority 11,721 18.70
PKR hold Swing
Source(s)

"Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 173/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 2016-04-27.

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 214/2013]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
Malaysian general by-election, 26 August 2008
The by-election was called due to the resignation of incumbent, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Anwar Ibrahim 31,195 66.64 + 2.48
BN Arif Shah Omar Shah 15,524 33.16 - 2.68
AKIM Hanafi Mamat 92 0.20 + 0.20
Total valid votes 46,811 100.00
Total rejected ballots 447
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 47,268 80.86
Registered electors 58,459
Majority 15,671 33.48
PKR hold Swing
Source(s)
"Pilihan Raya Kecil P.044 Permatang Pauh". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 2018-09-19.
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Wan Azizah Wan Ismail 30,348 64.16 + 13.47
BN Pirdaus Ismail 16,950 35.84 - 13.47
Total valid votes 47,298 100.00
Total rejected ballots 636
Unreturned ballots 29
Turnout 47,963 82.06
Registered electors 58,449
Majority 13,398 28.32
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
KEADILAN Wan Azizah Wan Ismail 21,737 50.69 - 11.08
BN Pirdaus Ismail 21,147 49.31 + 11.08
Total valid votes 42,884 100.00
Total rejected ballots 665
Unreturned ballots 185
Turnout 43,734 80.93
Registered electors 54,039
Majority 590 1.38
KEADILAN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
KEADILAN Wan Azizah Wan Ismail 23,820 61.77 + 61.77
BN Ibrahim Saad 14,743 38.23 - 38.45
Total valid votes 38,563 100.00
Total rejected ballots 647
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,210 78.94
Registered electors 49,670
Majority 9,077 23.54
KEADILAN gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Anwar Ibrahim 27,945 76.68 + 0.99
DAP Abdul Rahman Manap 4,430 12.15 + 12.15
PAS Mazani Abdullah 4,071 11.17 - 13.14
Total valid votes 36,446 100.00
Total rejected ballots 889
Unreturned ballots 50
Turnout 37,385 78.30
Registered electors 47,745
Majority 23,515 64.53
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Anwar Ibrahim 23,793 75.69 + 5.13
PAS Mahfuz Omar 7,643 24.31 - 5.13
Total valid votes 31,436 100.00
Total rejected ballots 304
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,740 78.32
Registered electors 40,181
Majority 16,150 51.38
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Anwar Ibrahim 17,979 70.56
PAS Mohamad Sabu 7,500 29.44
Total valid votes 25,479 100.00
Total rejected ballots 619
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 26,098 74.82
Registered electors 34,879
Majority 10,479 41.12
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Anwar Ibrahim 18,849 74.88
PAS Zabidi Ali 4,497 17.87
DAP Tan Ah Huat 1,825 7.25
Total valid votes 25,171 100.00
Total rejected ballots 714
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,885 79.95
Registered electors 32,378
Majority 14,352
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Zabidi Ali 11,124 52.01
BN Ariffin Md Daud 10,264 47.99
Total valid votes 21,388 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,516
Majority 860
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ariffin Md Daud 13,645 78.25
PEKEMAS Abu Bakar Munir 1,948 11.17
PSRM Paharuddin Ibrahim 1,844 10.58
Total valid votes 17,437 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 21,942
Majority 11,697
This was a new constituency created out of Seberang Tengah which went to Gerakan in the previous election.

References

  1. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-19.
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