Padang Serai (federal constituency)

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

Padang Serai (P017)
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Karuppaiya Muthusamy
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]84,834
Area (km²)[2]343

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 Guar Lobak, Pekan Padang Serai, Jalan Baling, Sidam Kanan, Kuala Sidim, Pekan Merbau Pulas, Kampung Jemerli, Bagan Sena, Sungai Karangan, Padang Meiha, Ladang Padang Meiha, Batu Puteh, Bukit Sedim, Kampung Bikan, Kampung Jangkang, Sungai Kob, Kampung Sungai Ular, Kulim High Tech, Padang China, Jalan Lunas, Taman Perak, Taman Senangin, Kampung Baru, Jalan Serdang, Henrietta, Victoria, Naga Lilit, Sungai Seluang, Batu Enam, Kampung Baru Lunas, Pekan Lunas, Taman Sejahtera, Paya Besar, Taman Lobak, Sungai Limau, Kampung Keladi, Taman Selasih, Simpang Tiga Keladi, Kampung Dusun, Kelang Sago, Bandar Putra, Taman Angsana, Taman Semarak.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Guar Lobak, Pekan Padang Serai, Jalan Baling, Sidam Kanan, Kuala Sedim, Pekan Merbau Pulas, Kampung Jemerli, Bagan Sena, Sungai Karangan, Padang Meiha, Ladang Padang Meiha, Batu Puteh, Bukit Sedim, Kampung Bikan, Kampung Jangkang, Sungai Kob, Kampung Sungai Ular, Kulim High Tech, Padang China, Jalan Lunas, Taman Perak, Taman Senangin, Kampung Baru, Jalan Serdang, Henrietta, Victoria, Naga Lilit, Sungai Seluang, Batu Enam, Kampung Baru Lunas, Pekan Lunas, Taman Sejahtera, Paya Besar, Taman Lobak, Sungai Limau, Kampung Keladi, Taman Selasih, Simpang Tiga Keladi, Kampung Dusun, Kelang Sago, Bandar Putra, Taman Angsana, Taman Semarak.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Padang Serai
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Kulim Utara
4th1974–1978Lim Kiam HoonBN (MCA)
5th1978–1982
6th1982–1986Tan Kok Hooi
7th1986–1990Chew Kam Hoy
8th1990–1995Lim Lay Hoon
9th1995–1999
10th1999–2004Lim Bee Kau
11th2004–2008
12th2008–2011Gobalakrishnan NagapanPKR
2011–2013Independent
13th2013–2018Surendran NagarajanPKR
14th2018–presentKaruppaiya MuthusamyPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHKaruppaiya Muthusamy31,72445.27+45.27
PASMuhamad Sobri Osman22,91132.69+32.69
BNLeong Yong Kong15,44922.04-18.67
Total valid votes 70,084 100.00
Total rejected ballots 827
Unreturned ballots 246
Turnout 71,15783.88
Registered electors 84,834
Majority 8,81312.58
PH gain from PKR Swing -20.75
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%∆%
PKRSurendran Nagarajan34,15154.07-8.74
BNHeng Seai Kie25,71440.71+3.52
BerjasaHamidi Abu Hassan2,6304.16+4.16
IndependentGobalakrishnan Nagapan3900.62+0.62
IndependentOthman Wawi2790.44+0.44
Total valid votes 63,164 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,223
Unreturned ballots 197
Turnout 64,58487.16
Registered electors 74,095
Majority 8,43713.36
PKR hold Swing -6.13
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PKRGobalakrishnan Nagapan28,77462.81+25.03
BNBoey Chin Gan17,03637.19-25.03
Total valid votes 45,810 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,259
Unreturned ballots 55
Turnout 47,12479.58
Registered electors 59,218
Majority 11,73825.62
PKR gain from BN Swing +25.03
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLim Bee Kau26,26962.22+1.90
KEADILANSaifuddin Nasution Ismail15,95337.78-1.90
Total valid votes 42,222 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,075
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 43,30780.31
Registered electors 53,924
Majority 10,31624.44
BN hold Swing +1.90
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLim Bee Kau27,39560.32-8.75
KEADILANSaifuddin Nasution Ismail18,02339.68+39.68
Total valid votes 45,418 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,349
Unreturned ballots 11
Turnout 46,77872.75
Registered electors 64,299
Majority 9,37220.64
BN hold Swing -24.22
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLim Lay Hoon27,84469.07+7.62
S46Ahmad Awang11,29128.01+28.01
IndependentTan Kee Chye1,1772.92+2.92
Total valid votes 40,312 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,090
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 42,41270.57
Registered electors 60,099
Majority 16,55341.06
BN hold Swing -10.20
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLim Lay Hoon19,15761.45-8.37
PASWahab6,65721.35-8.83
DAPKaruppalah Ramasamy5,36017.19+17.19
Total valid votes 31,174 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,314
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,48873.67
Registered electors 44,099
Majority 12,50040.10
BN hold Swing +0.23
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNChew Kam Hoy19,24669.82-1.97
PASMohd Radzi Hussain8,32030.18+5.58
Total valid votes 27,566 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,015
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,58173.04
Registered electors 39,128
Majority 10,92639.64
BN hold Swing -3.78
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNTan Kok Hooi18,04371.79+6.93
PASKhatib Shorbaini Hassan6,18324.60-10.54
IndependentRamley Ismail9063.60+3.60
Total valid votes 25,132 100.00
Total rejected ballots 966
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 26,09877.19
Registered electors 33,812
Majority 11,860
BN hold Swing +8.74
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLim Ah Ying @ Lim Kiam Hoon14,57964.86N/A
PASKhatib Shorbaini Hassan7,89735.14+35.14
Total valid votes 22,476 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 29,444
Majority 6,682
BN hold Swing N/A
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%
On the nomination day, Lim Kiam Hoon won uncontested.
BNLim Ah Ying @ Lim Kiam Hoon
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 24,542
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References

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