Padang Rengas (federal constituency)

Padang Rengas is a federal constituency in Perak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Padang Rengas (P061)
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)30,996

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

It was abolished in 1986 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003. Agriculture is the main economical activities in the area. Padang Rengas is surrounded by the small rubber estates creating job opportunity to the residents. Residents have a mix of Malays, Chinese, Indian and foreign workers. Liman Kati is the village with shops for business activities to help the rubber estate workers for daily supply and needs. Padang Rengas is well connected to the Royal Town Kuala Kangsar and capital of state Ipoh.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Jenalik, Empangan Chenderoh, Sauk, Sauk Utara, Kampong Seterus, Bendang Selinsing, Chegar Galah, Kampong Chuar, Kampong Cheh, Kati, Changkat Jambu, Liman Kati, Berala, Lubok Chapin, Kampong Jamuan, Beluru, Kota Lama Kiri, Kampong Station, Kampong Basong, Lubok Merbau, Kampong Rambong, Kampong Tanah Merah, Kampong Laneh, Kroh Hilir, Kampong Lalang, Padang Assam, Kampong Buaya, Kampong Jaya, Padang Rengas Utara, Kampong Paya, Padang Rengas.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Jenalik, Empangan Chenderoh, Sauk, Sauk Utara, Kampong Seterus, Bendang Selinsing, Chegar Galah, Kampong Chuar, Kampong Cheh, Kati, Changkat Jambu, Liman Kati, Berala, Lubok Chapin, Kampong Jamuan, Beluru, Kota Lama Kiri, Kampong Station, Kampong Basong, Lubok Merbau, Kampong Rambong, Kampong Tanah Merah, Kampong Laneh, Kroh Hilir, Kampong Lalang, Padang Assam, Kampong Buaya, Kampong Jaya, Padang Rengas Utara, Kampong Paya, Padang Rengas.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Padang Rengas
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Kuala Kangsar
4th1974-1978Abdul Aziz YeopBN (UMNO)
5th1978-1982Umar Ismail
6th1982-1986Saidin Mat Piah
Constituency abolished, renamed to Tasek Chenderoh
Constituency re-created, renamed from Chenderoh
11th2004-2008Mohamed Nazri Abdul AzizBN (UMNO)
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018
14th2018-present

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz10,49141.50-13.19
PHEjazi Yahaya7,94331.42+31.42
PASMohamad Azalan Mohamad Radzi6,84727.08+27.08
Total valid votes 25,281 100.00
Total rejected ballots 315
Unreturned ballots 102
Turnout 25,69882.91
Registered electors 30,996
Majority 2,54810.08
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perak [P.U. (B) 237/2018]" (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 Perak [P.U. (B) 311/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz13,00554.69- 0.19
PKRMeor Ahmad Isharra Ishak10,77545.31+ 0.19
Total valid votes 23,780 100.00
Total rejected ballots 410
Unreturned ballots 40
Turnout 24,23084.96
Registered electors 28,518
Majority 2,2309.38
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz9,83054.88- 10.86
PKRAlias Zenon8,08145.12+ 10.86
Total valid votes 17,911 100.00
Total rejected ballots 362
Unreturned ballots 77
Turnout 18,35075.21
Registered electors 24,397
Majority 1,7499.76
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz11,61565.74
KEADILANMohd Zolkafly Yahaya6,05234.26
Total valid votes 17,667 100.00
Total rejected ballots 419
Unreturned ballots 46
Turnout 18,13272.93
Registered electors 24,862
Majority 5,56331.48
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSaidin Mat Piah12,88568.07
PASAbdul Hafidz Osman6,04531.93
Total valid votes 18,930 100.00
Total rejected ballots 754
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,68473.91
Registered electors 26,631
Majority 6,840
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNUmar Ismail11,83965.97
PASZabidin Alang Othman6,10834.03
Total valid votes 17,947 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 24,227
Majority 5,731
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Aziz Yeop won uncontested.
BNAbdul Aziz Yeop
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 22,680
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References

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