Kangar (federal constituency)

Kangar is a federal constituency in Perlis, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Kangar (P002)
Perlis constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Noor Amin Ahmad
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]55,938
Area (km²)[2]141

The federal constituency was created 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

2004–16: The constituency contains the polling districts of Nesam, Abi, Kechor, Hutan Melintang, Telok Kachang, Wang Bintong, Kampong Salang, Repoh, Alor Lanchang, Taman Indera, Tok Peduka, Padang Bohor, Padang Petani, Padang Katong, Derma, Pekan Lama Kangar, Pengkalan Assam, Pekan Baru Kangar, Seberang Bakau, Behor Gandin, Seberang Alor, Hujong Tanjong, Kepala Batas, Seberang Tok Pi, Padang Besar Selatan, Titi Tok Bandar, Bangsal Lebah, Temak, Seriab, Gunong Utan Aji, Hujung Batu.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Nesam, Abi, Kechor, Hutan Melintang, Telok Kachang, Wang Bintong, Kampong Salang, Repoh, Alor Lanchang, Taman Indera, Tok Peduka, Padang Bohor, Padang Petani, Padang Katong, Derma, Pekan Lama Kangar, Pengkalan Assam, Pekan Baru Kangar, Seberang Bakau, Behor Gandin, Seberang Alor, Hujong Tanjong, Kepala Batas, Seberang Tok Pi, Padang Besar Selatan, Titi Tok Bandar, Bangsal Lebah, Temak, Seriab, Gunong Utan Aji, Hujung Batu.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Kangar
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Perlis Utara
4th1974–1978Shaari JusohBN (UMNO)
5th1978–1982
6th1982–1986Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad
7th1986–1990
8th1990–1995Ishak Arshad
9th1995–1999Md Isa Sabu
10th1999–2003Abdul Hamid Pawanteh
2003-2004Vacant
11th2004–2008Mohd Radzi Sheikh AhmadBN (UMNO)
12th2008–2013
13th2013–2018Shaharuddin Ismail
14th2018–presentNoor Amin AhmadPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHNoor Amin Ahmad20,90946.80+46.80
BNRamli Shariff15,30634.26−20.47
PASZahid Ibrahim8,46518.95−26.32
Total valid votes 44,680
Total rejected ballots 806
Unreturned ballots 217
Turnout 45,70381.70
Registered electors 55,938
Majority 5,60312.54
PH gain from BN Swing +33.64
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perlis [P.U. (B) 232/2018]" (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 Perlis [P.U. (B) 306/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNShaharuddin Ismail23,34354.73−15.39
PASBaharuddin Ahmad19,30645.27+45.27
Total valid votes 42,649100.00
Total rejected ballots 660
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 43,43184.81
Registered electors 51,207
Majority 4,0379.46
BN hold Swing -30.33
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad23,82170.12+0.78
PKRTunku Abdul Rahman Tunku Ismail10,15029.88+29.88
Total valid votes 33,971100.00
Total rejected ballots 808
Unreturned ballots 167
Turnout 34,94680.17
Registered electors 43,591
Majority 13,67140.94
BN hold Swing -14.55
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad22,49869.34+12.36
PASIshar Saad9,95030.66−12.36
Total valid votes 32,448100.00
Total rejected ballots 548
Unreturned ballots 99
Turnout 33,09581.68
Registered electors 40,517
Majority 12,54838.68
BN hold Swing +12.36
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Hamid Pawanteh16,52956.98+1.42
PASZainul Abidin Yahaya12,48043.02−1.42
Total valid votes 29,009100.00
Total rejected ballots 482
Unreturned ballots 73
Turnout 29,56479.42
Registered electors 37,224
Majority 4,04913.96
BN hold Swing +1.42
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMd Isa Sabu20,00055.56−13.43
PASAziz Shariff16,00044.44+44.44
Total valid votes 36,000100.00
Total rejected ballots 23
Unreturned ballots 177
Turnout 36,200
Registered electors
Majority 4,00011.12
BN hold Swing -28.94
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNIshak Arshad26,81968.99−1.52
S46Rosnah Darus12,05631.01+31.01
Total valid votes 38,875100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,450
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 40,32575.19
Registered electors 53,630
Majority 14,76337.98
BN hold Swing -16.27
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad22,46370.51-1.00
PASShuib Mohamad9,39729.49+1.00
Total valid votes 31,860100.00
Total rejected ballots 730
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,59072.29
Registered electors 45,082
Majority 13,06641.02
BN hold Swing -1.00
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad22,25171.51+4.70
PASMusa Mohamed8,86628.49-4.70
Total valid votes 31,117 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,279
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,39677.16
Registered electors 41,983
Majority 13,385
BN hold Swing +4.70
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNShaari Jusoh17,61266.81+3.18
PASAhmad Long8,75033.19+33.19
Total valid votes 26,362100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,625
Majority 8,862
BN hold Swing -15.01
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%
BNShaari Jusoh14,25063.63
IndependentRaja Mokhtaruddin Raja Mohamed Din5,34923.88
PSRMSaad Man2,79612.48
Total valid votes 22,395100.00
Total rejected ballots 931
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,32680.65
Registered electors 28,924
Majority 8,901
This was a new constituency created.

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