Kota Bharu (federal constituency)

Kota Bharu is a federal constituency in Kelantan, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Kota Bharu (P021)
Kelantan constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Takiyuddin Hassan
PAS
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]88,708

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

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kok Pasir, Wakaf Mek Zainab, Tanjong Chat, Sungai Keladi, Khatib Ali, Tanjong Mas, Cherang, Kampung Bayam, Langgar, Paya Bemban, Kubang Pasu, Kelochor, Kebun Sultan, Merbau, Atas Banggol, Jalan Pejabat Pos Lama, Bandar, Padang Garong, Islah Lama, Kampung Dusun, Kubor Kuda, Kota Lama, Kg Sireh Bawah Lembah, Wakaf Siku, Jalan Raja Dewa, Telipot, Kampung Belukar, Bunut Payong Hilir, Pintu Geng, Kota Utara, Lundang, Bunut Payong, Kampung Wakaf Che Yeh.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kok Pasir, Wakaf Mek Zainab, Tanjong Chat, Sungai Keladi, Khatib Ali, Tanjong Mas, Cherang, Kampung Bayam, Langgar, Paya Bemban, Kubang Pasu, Kelochor, Kebun Sultan, Merbau, Atas Banggol, Jalan Pejabat Pos Lama, Bandar, Padang Garong, Islah Lama, Kampung Dusun, Kubor Kuda, Kota Lama, Kg Sireh Bawah Lembah, Wakaf Siku, Jalan Raja Dewa, Telipot, Kampung Belukar, Bunut Payong Hilir, Pintu Geng, Kota Utara, Lundang, Bunut Payong, Kampung Wakaf Che Yeh.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Kota Bharu
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Kota Bharu Hilir
4th1974-1978Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku IsmailBN (UMNO)
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986
7th1986-1990
8th1990-1995Ilani IsahakS46
9th1995-1999
10th1999-2004Ramli IbrahimKEADILAN
11th2004-2008Mohd Zaid IbrahimBN
12th2008-2013Wan Abdul Rahim Wan AbdullahPAS
13th2013-2018Takiyuddin Hassan
14th2018-present

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASTakiyuddin Hassan28,29142.24-19.85
PHHusam Musa22,42233.48+33.48
BNFikhran Hamshi Mohamad Fatmi16,25624.27-13.41
Total valid votes 66,969 100.00
Total rejected ballots 689
Unreturned ballots 648
Turnout 68,30677.00
Registered electors 88,708
Majority 5,8698.76
PAS hold Swing -26.67
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Kelantan [P.U. (B) 234/2018]" (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 Kelantan [P.U. (B) 308/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASTakiyuddin Hassan40,62062.09+1.43
BNMohamad Fatmi Che Salleh24,65037.68-1.66
IndependentMohd Zakiman Abu Bakar1480.23+0.23
Total valid votes 65,418 100.00
Total rejected ballots 666
Unreturned ballots 193
Turnout 66,27781.55
Registered electors 81,268
Majority 15,97024.41
PAS hold Swing +1.55
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASWan Abdul Rahim Wan Abdullah32,12960.66+60.66
BNMohamad Fatmi Che Salleh20,84139.34-12.54
Total valid votes 52,970 100.00
Total rejected ballots 609
Unreturned ballots 131
Turnout 53,71078.68
Registered electors 68,261
Majority 11,28821.32
PAS gain from BN Swing +36.60
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Zaid Ibrahim23,83151.88+14.04
KEADILANNik Mahmood Nik Hassan22,10848.12-13.10
Total valid votes 45,939 100.00
Total rejected ballots 768
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,70776.06
Registered electors 61,408
Majority 1,7233.76
BN gain from KEADILAN Swing +13.57
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
KEADILANRamli Ibrahim26,72361.22+61.22
BNIlani Isahak16,51737.84-4.68
BerjasaMohd Din Nizam Din4090.94+0.94
Total valid votes 43,649 100.00
Total rejected ballots 995
Unreturned ballots 118
Turnout 44,76271.03
Registered electors 63,018
Majority 10,20623.38
KEADILAN gain from S46 Swing +32.95
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
S46Ilani Isahak24,09657.48-11.13
BNAhmad Rastom Ahmad Maher17,82842.52+12.38
Total valid votes 41,924 100.00
Total rejected ballots 902
Unreturned ballots 224
Turnout 43,05071.31
Registered electors 60,370
Majority 6,26814.96
S46 hold Swing -11.76
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
S46Ilani Isahak27,56668.61+68.61
BNTengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail12,10630.14-26.93
IndependentSaifuddin Daud5031.25+1.25
Total valid votes 40,175 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,079
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,25473.35
Registered electors 56,610
Majority 15,46038.47
S46 gain from BN Swing +47.77
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail20,31057.07-1.19
PASHassan Abdullah15,27742.93+6.34
Total valid votes 35,587 100.00
Total rejected ballots 695
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,28268.96
Registered electors 52,613
Majority 5,03314.14
BN hold Swing -3.77
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail21,42458.26-7.47
PASSalehudin Abdullah13,45436.59+2.32
DAPKang Sam Chuan1,8965.16+5.16
Total valid votes 36,774 100.00
Total rejected ballots 784
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 37,55874.76
Registered electors 50,238
Majority 7,970
BN hold Swing -4.90
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail18,13665.73N/A
PASLah9,45434.27+34.27
Total valid votes 27,590 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 41,162
Majority 8,682
BN hold Swing N/A
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail won uncontested.
BNTengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 38,958
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References

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