Merbok (federal constituency)

Merbok is a federal constituency in Kedah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

Merbok (P014)
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Nor Azrina Surip
PH
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]87,782
Area (km²)[2]451

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Kuala Sin, Kampung Sungkap, Bukit Lembu, Taman Bandar Baru, Sungai Lalang, Taman Desa Aman, Bandar Laguna Merbok, Tasek Apong, Ayer Menideh, Jalan Badlishah, Taman Peruda, Taman Ria Utara, Taman Ria Jaya, United Petani, Petani Para, Bukit Rusa, Pekan Bukit Selambau, Kampung Pokok Machang, Batu Belachan, Titi Panjang, Ambangan Height, Taman Ria Selatan, Bujang, Pekan Sabtu Merbok, Simpang Tiga Pasir, Pekan Merbok, Kampung Pasir, Kampung Huma, Tanjong Dawai, Batu Hampar, Pengkalan Bujang, Sungai Gelam, Sungai Jagong, Sungai Layar, Semeling Kanan, Semeling Kiri, Kampung Bedong, Taman Orkid, Taman Sri Tanjong, Bunga Raya, Sekolah Ibrahim.

2016–2018:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kuala Sin, Kampung Sungkap, Bukit Lembu, Taman Bandar Baru, Sungai Lalang, Taman Desa Aman, Bandar Laguna Merbok, Tasek Apong, Ayer Menideh, Jalan Badlishah, Taman Peruda, Taman Ria Utara, Taman Ria Jaya, United Petani, Petani Para, Bukit Rusa, Pekan Bukit Selambau, Kampung Pokok Machang, Batu Belachan, Titi Panjang, Ambangan Height, Taman Ria Selatan, Bujang, Pekan Sabtu Merbok, Simpang Tiga Pasir, Pekan Merbok, Kampung Pasir, Kampung Huma, Tanjong Dawai, Batu Hampar, Pengkalan Bujang, Sungai Gelam, Sungai Jagong, Sungai Layar, Semeling Kanan, Semeling Kiri, Kampung Bedong, Taman Orkid, Taman Sri Tanjong, Bunga Raya, Sekolah Ibrahim.

2018–Present:[4] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kuala Sin, Kampung Sungkap, Bukit Lembu, Taman Bandar Baru, Sungai Lalang, Taman Desa Aman, Bandar Laguna Merbok, Tasek Apong, Ayer Menideh, Jalan Badlishah, Taman Peruda, Taman Ria Utara, United Petani, Petani Para, Bukit Rusa, Pekan Bukit Selambau, Kampung Pokok Machang, Batu Belachan, Titi Panjang, Ambangan Height, Taman Ria Selatan, Bujang, Pekan Sabtu Merbok, Simpang Tiga Pasir, Pekan Merbok, Kampung Pasir, Kampung Huma, Tanjong Dawai, Batu Hampar, Pengkalan Bujang, Sungai Gelam, Sungai Jagong, Sungai Layar, Semeling Kanan, Semeling Kiri, Kampung Bedong, Taman Orkid, Taman Sri Tanjong, Bunga Raya, Sekolah Ibrahim.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Merbok
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Kuala Muda
7th1986–1990Abdul Daim ZainuddinBN (UMNO)
8th1990–1995
9th1995–1999
10th1999–2004
11th2004–2008Zainuddin Maidin
12th2008–2013Rashid DinPKR
13th2013–2018Ismail DautBN (UMNO)
14th2018–presentNor Azrina SuripPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHNor Azrina Surip30,90243.31-3.86
BNTajul Urus Mat Zain20,83029.19-23.64
PASAhmad Fauzi Ramli19,61827.50+27.50
Total valid votes 71,350 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,108
Unreturned ballots 250
Turnout 72,70882.83
Registered electors 87,782
Majority 10,07214.12
PH gain from BN Swing +9.89
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%∆%
BNIsmail Daut38,53852.83+6.06
PKRNor Azrina Surip34,41647.17-6.06
Total valid votes 72,954 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,340
Unreturned ballots 226
Turnout 74,52086.74
Registered electors 85,908
Majority 4,1225.66
BN gain from PKR Swing +6.06
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PKRRashid Din25,54153.23+20.87
BNTajul Urus Mat Zain22,44346.77-20.87
Total valid votes 47,984 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,338
Unreturned ballots 396
Turnout 49,71877.15
Registered electors 64,443
Majority 3,0986.46
PKR gain from BN Swing +20.87
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNZainuddin Maidin29,60767.64+0.63
KEADILANSaiful Izham Ramli14,16232.36-0.63
Total valid votes 43,769 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,142
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 44,98177.66
Registered electors 57,920
Majority 15,44535.28
BN hold Swing +0.63
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Daim Zainuddin30,28567.01-10.71
KEADILANMocktar Mansor14,90932.99+32.99
Total valid votes 45,194 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,353
Unreturned ballots 52
Turnout 46,59973.19
Registered electors 63,668
Majority 15,37634.02
BN hold Swing -21.85
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Daim Zainuddin31,12577.72+5.50
S46Maheran Muktar8,92422.28-5.50
Total valid votes 40,049 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,892
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,94170.56
Registered electors 59,440
Majority 22,20155.44
BN hold Swing +5.50
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Daim Zainuddin25,74972.22-2.61
S46Mohd Johari Abidin9,90627.78+27.78
Total valid votes 35,655 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,176
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,83172.71
Registered electors 50,654
Majority 15,84344.44
BN hold Swing -15.20
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%
BNAbdul Daim Zainuddin20,71274.83
PASRedhuan Oon6,96725.17
Total valid votes 27,679 100.00
Total rejected ballots 816
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,49570.12
Registered electors 40,636
Majority 13,74549.66
This was a new constituency created.

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