Baling (federal constituency)

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

Baling (P016)
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]107,213
Area (km²)[2]1,540

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

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Batu Lapan, Tanjong Pari, Kampung Weng, Kampung Surau, Kampung Legong, Kampung Lalang, Kampung Luar, Kampung Bandar, Tandop, Bongor Mesjid, Bongor Sekolah, Kampung Haji Abbas, Rambong Baling, Batu 7 Jalan Kroh, Simpang Empat, Pekan Baling, Bukit Baling, Sebrang Baling, Dalam Wang, Pekan Pulai, Pokok Sena, Telok Teduri, Sera Mesjid, Telok Sera, Kampung Tiak, Bendang Padang, Kuala Kuang, Kampung Iboi, Charok Salang, Kampung Asam Jawa, Charok Kelian, Sungai Limau, Charok Bemban, Gua Reban, Kampung Padang, Lanai, Mengkuang, Lubok Kabu, Kuala Pegang, Kampung Raja, Kampung Landak, Pekan Kupang, Kuala Chenerai, Ketemba, Kampung Sadek, Bukit Terabak, Simpang Jerai, Kampung Tanjong, Ladang Sungai Tawar, Badenoch, Ulu Bakai, Pekan Malau, Badang, Kampung Sidim, FELDA Teloi Kanan, Kampung Guar Chempedak, Padang Kulim, Pekan Baru Kuala Ketil, Pekan Lama Kuala Ketil, Taman Batu Pekaka, Batu Pekaka, Kampung Thye Seng, Kuala Kuli, Kampung Jawa, Padang Geh, Kuala Merah, Parit Panjang, Kampung Tembak, Paya Besar, Kuala Samak, Binjol Dalam, Kampung Tawar, Pekan Tawar, Binjal Luar, Ladang Malakoff, Kejai, Kampung Bakai, Pelam.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Batu Lapan, Tanjong Pari, Kampung Weng, Kampung Surau, Kampung Legong, Kampung Lalang, Kampung Luar, Kampung Bandar, Tandop, Bongor Mesjid, Bongor Sekolah, Kampung Haji Abbas, Rambong Baling, Batu 7 Jalan Kroh, Simpang Empat, Pekan Baling, Bukit Baling, Sebrang Baling, Dalam Wang, Pekan Pulai, Pokok Sena, Telok Teduri, Sera Mesjid, Telok Sera, Kampung Tiak, Bendang Padang, Kuala Kuang, Kampung Iboi, Charok Salang, Kampung Asam Jawa, Charok Kelian, Sungai Limau, Charok Bemban, Gua Reban, Kampung Padang, Lanai, Mengkuang, Lubok Kabu, Kuala Pegang, Kampung Raja, Kampung Landak, Pekan Kupang, Kuala Chenerai, Ketemba, Kampung Sadek, Bukit Terabak, Simpang Jerai, Kampung Tanjong, Ladang Sungai Tawar, Badenoch, Ulu Bakai, Pekan Malau, Badang, Kampung Sidim, FELDA Teloi Kanan, Kampung Guar Chempedak, Padang Kulim, Pekan Baru Kuala Ketil, Pekan Lama Kuala Ketil, Taman Batu Pekaka, Batu Pekaka, Kampung Thye Seng, Kuala Kuli, Kampung Jawa, Padang Geh, Kuala Merah, Parit Panjang, Kampung Tembak, Paya Besar, Kuala Samak, Binjol Dalam, Kampung Tawar, Pekan Tawar, Binjal Luar, Ladang Malakoff, Kejai, Kampung Bakai, Pelam.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Baling
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st1959–1963Harun AbdullahAlliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st1963–1964Harun AbdullahAlliance (UMNO)
2nd1964–1969
1969–1971Parliament was suspended[4][5]
3rd1971–1973Shafie AbdullahAlliance (UMNO)
1973–1974BN (UMNO)
4th1974–1978
5th1978–1982Mohd. Nakhaie AhmadPAS
6th1982–1986Seroji HaronBN (UMNO)
7th1986–1990Raja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman
8th1990–1995
9th1995–1999
10th1999–2004Taib Azamudden Md TaibPAS
11th2004–2008Mashitah IbrahimBN (UMNO)
12th2008–2013Taib Azamudden Md TaibPAS
13th2013–2018Abdul Azeez Abdul RahimBN (UMNO)
14th2018–present

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Azeez Abdul Rahim38,55742.60-10.57
PASHassan Saad37,48341.41-5.42
PHMohd Taufik Yaacob14,47215.99+15.99
Total valid votes 90,512 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,388
Unreturned ballots 228
Turnout 92,12885.93
Registered electors 107,213
Majority 1,0741.19
BN hold Swing -2.58
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%∆%
BNAbdul Azeez Abdul Rahim43,50453.17+9.07
PASNajmi Ahmad38,31946.83-9.07
Total valid votes 81,823 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,091
Unreturned ballots 195
Turnout 83,10989.20
Registered electors 93,168
Majority 5,1856.34
BN gain from PAS Swing +9.07
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASTaib Azamudden Md Taib36,07455.90+9.36
BNAbdul Azeez Abdul Rahim28,46144.10-9.36
Total valid votes 64,535 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,154
Unreturned ballots 75
Turnout 65,76483.47
Registered electors 78,784
Majority 7,61311.80
PAS gain from BN Swing +9.36
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMashitah Ibrahim32,66153.46+5.14
PASTaib Azamudden Md Taib28,43246.54-5.14
Total valid votes 61,093 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,109
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 62,20283.27
Registered electors 74,699
Majority 4,2296.92
BN gain from PAS Swing +5.14
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASTaib Azamudden Md Taib21,46851.68-9.33
BNBahador Shah Md. Isa20,07448.32+9.33
Total valid votes 41,542 100.00
Total rejected ballots 664
Unreturned ballots 328
Turnout 42,53478.93
Registered electors 53,888
Majority 1,3943.36
PAS gain from BN Swing -9.33
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNRaja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman21,44857.65-5.22
PASMohamad @ Md. Yusoff Ismail15,75542.35+5.22
Total valid votes 37,203 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,153
Unreturned ballots 60
Turnout 38,41675.93
Registered electors 50,593
Majority 5,69315.30
BN hold Swing -5.22
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNRaja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman20,59062.87+2.28
PASYusof Husin12,16137.13-2.28
Total valid votes 32,751 100.00
Total rejected ballots 720
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,47177.94
Registered electors 42,944
Majority 8,42925.74
BN hold Swing +2.28
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNRaja Ariffin Raja Sulaiman17,99560.59+0.39
PASHaron Othman11,70639.41-0.39
Total valid votes 29,701 100.00
Total rejected ballots 754
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,45576.12
Registered electors 40,008
Majority 6,28921.18
BN hold Swing +0.39
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSeroji Haron18,74360.20+12.78
PASMohd. Nakhaie Ahmad12,39439.80-8.65
Total valid votes 31,137 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,178
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,31577.63
Registered electors 41,626
Majority 6,349
BN gain from PAS Swing +10.72
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASMohd. Nakhaie Ahmad13,62348.45+48.45
BNShafie Abdullah13,33247.42N/A
IndependentAbu Bakar Sarda1,1614.13+4.13
Total valid votes 28,116 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 37,072
Majority 291
PAS gain from BN Swing N/A
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Shafie Abdullah won uncontested.
BNShafie Abdullah
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 32,738
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceShafie Abdullah16,24759.78-8.39
PMIPMohamed Romli Abdullah10,93240.22+16.50
Total valid votes 27,179 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,160
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,33978.26
Registered electors 36,210
Majority 5,31519.56
Alliance hold Swing -12.45
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceHarun Abdullah14,97068.17-2.10
PMIPYa'acob Shafie5,20823.72+3.30
Socialist FrontAbdullah Mohd Hashim1,7828.11+8.11
Total valid votes 21,960 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,255
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,21572.96
Registered electors 31,820
Majority 9,76244.45
Alliance hold Swing -2.70
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes%
AllianceHarun Abdullah12,11870.27
PMIPSyed Jan Aljeffri3,52120.42
IndependentWan Basor Ali Wan Salim1,6059.31
Total valid votes 17,244 100.00
Total rejected ballots 132
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,37675.41
Registered electors 23,043
Majority 8,59749.85
This was a new constituency created.

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