Bagan (federal constituency)

Bagan is a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

Bagan (P043)
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Lim Guan Eng
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]71,583

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

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 1984.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bagan Ajam, Permatang Tengah, Sungai Puyu, Kampong Bahru, Bagan Lalang, Taman Merbau, Taman Dedap, Taman Bunga Tanjung, Bagan Jermal, Kubang Buaya, Kampong Gajah, Jalan Mengkuang, Kampong Simpa, Mak Mandin, Taman Sukaria, Taman Melor, Taman Cantik, Bagan Luar, Telaga Ayer, Taman Bagan, Kampong Acham, Sekolah St. Marks, Bagan Dalam, Jalan Assumption.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bagan Ajam, Permatang Tengah, Sungai Puyu, Kampong Bahru, Bagan Lalang, Taman Merbau, Taman Dedap, Taman Bunga Tanjung, Bagan Jermal, Kubang Buaya, Kampong Gajah, Jalan Mengkuang, Kampong Simpa, Mak Mandin, Taman Sukaria, Taman Melor, Taman Cantik, Bagan Luar, Telaga Ayer, Taman Bagan, Kampong Acham, Sekolah St. Marks, Bagan Dalam, Jalan Assumption.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Bagan
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st1959-1963Tan Cheng BeeAlliance (MCA)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st1963-1964Tan Cheng BeeAlliance (MCA)
2nd1964-1969
1969-1971Parliament was suspended[3][4]
3rd1971-1973Tan Cheng BeeAlliance (MCA)
1973-1974BN (MCA)
Constituency abolished, renamed to Mata Kuching
Constituency re-created, renamed from Mata Kuching
7th1986-1990Teoh Teik HuatDAP
8th1990-1995Lim Hock Seng
9th1995Patto Perumal
1995-1999Lim Hock Seng
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013Lim Guan Eng
13th2013-2018
14th2018-presentPH (DAP)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHLim Guan Eng51,65385.96+85.96
BNLee Beng Seng7,75112.90-7.93
PCMHuan Cheng Guan5020.84+0.84
MUKoay Xing Boon1810.30+0.30
Total valid votes 60,087 100.00
Total rejected ballots 463
Unreturned ballots 92
Turnout 60,64284.72
Registered electors 71,583
Majority 43,90273.06
PH hold Swing ?
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.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLim Guan Eng46,46678.62+ 4.33
BNDavid Chua Teik Siang12,30720.83- 4.88
PCMLim Kim Chu3280.55+ 0.55
Total valid votes 59,101 100.00
Total rejected ballots 634
Unreturned ballots 57
Turnout 59,79287.28
Registered electors 68,503
Majority 34,15957.79
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLim Guan Eng33,74874.29+ 20.04
BNSong Choy Leng11,67825.71- 20.04
Total valid votes 45,426 100.00
Total rejected ballots 766
Unreturned ballots 35
Turnout 46,22777.84
Registered electors 59,385
Majority 22,07048.88
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLim Hock Seng23,09554.25+ 1.64
BNLim Chien Aun19,47345.75- 1.64
Total valid votes 42,568 100.00
Total rejected ballots 961
Unreturned ballots 13
Turnout 43,54275.96
Registered electors 57,322
Majority 3,6228.50
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLim Hock Seng27,75752.61- 11.15
BNTan Tiao Kuen24,99947.39+ 11.33
Total valid votes 52,756 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,084
Unreturned ballots 42
Turnout 53,88274.72
Registered electors 72,111
Majority 2,7585.22
DAP hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 9 September 1995
Upon the death of incumbent, P. Patto
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLim Hock Seng27,16663.76+ 13.65
BNYeoh Khoon Chooi15,36436.06- 13.83
IndependentTan Kee Chye750.18+ 0.18
Total valid votes 42,605 100.00
Total rejected ballots 681
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 43,28661.21
Registered electors 70,718
Majority 11,80227.70
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPPatto Perumal26,52450.11- 3.07
BNYeoh Khoon Chooi26,40649.89+ 3.07
Total valid votes 52,930 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,306
Unreturned ballots 142
Turnout 54,37876.89
Registered electors 70,721
Majority 1180.22
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLim Hock Seng22,67353.18- 2.73
BNSak Cheng Lum19,95946.82+ 2.73
Total valid votes 42,632 100.00
Total rejected ballots 790
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 43,42276.86
Registered electors 56,494
Majority 2,7146.36
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPTeoh Teik Huat21,75955.91
BNChaw Chek Sam17,15844.09
Total valid votes 38,917 100.00
Total rejected ballots 927
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,84472.31
Registered electors 55,105
Majority 4,60111.82
DAP gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Tan Cheng Bee won uncontested.
AllianceTan Cheng Bee
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 24,793
Majority
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceTan Cheng Bee8,92551.46
Socialist FrontMohamed Salleh Yaacob6,56437.85
PMIPShariff Mohamed Isa9835.67
UDPM. P. Mathew8715.02
Total valid votes 17,343 100.00
Total rejected ballots 403
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,74677.82
Registered electors 22,805
Majority 2,361
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceTan Cheng Bee3,94534.76
IndependentB. H. Oon3,78233.33
PPPPritam Singh1,79215.79
PMIPAbdullah Abbas1,53213.50
IndependentWee Tiong Ghee2972.62
Total valid votes 11,348 100.00
Total rejected ballots 104
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,45268.58
Registered electors 16,698
Majority 163
This was a new constituency created.

References

  1. "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 2018-04-16. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. "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.
  3. Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-09.
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