Padang Terap (federal constituency)

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

Padang Terap (P007)
Kedah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mahdzir Khalid
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]46,644
Area (km²)[2]1,357

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 Padang Sanai, Kubang Palas, Gula Padang Terap, Padang Nyior, Kampung Pisang, Kampung Tanjong, Tualak, Belimbing, Kampung Bendang, Perik, Kurong Hitam, Pekan Kuala Nerang, Rambutan, Kampung Nai Teh, Bukit Tembaga, Kampung Barokhas, Nako Nambua, Kuala Tekai, Kampung Musa, Pedu, Tong Pelu, Kampung Mesjid, Belukar Luas, Kubang Bemban, Tandop Besar, Naka, Lamdin, Nami, FELDA Lubok Merbau A, FELDA Lubok Merbau B, Kampung Mahawangsa Padang Terap.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Padang Sanai, Kubang Palas, Gula Padang Terap, Padang Nyior, Kampung Pisang, Kampung Tanjong, Tualak, Belimbing, Kampung Bendang, Perik, Kurong Hitam, Pekan Kuala Nerang, Rambutan, Kampung Nai Teh, Bukit Tembaga, Kampung Barokhas, Nako Nambua, Kuala Tekai, Kampung Musa, Pedu, Tong Pelu, Kampung Mesjid, Belukar Luas, Kubang Bemban, Tandop Besar, Naka, Lamdin, Nami, FELDA Lubok Merbau A, FELDA Lubok Merbau B, Kampung Mahawangsa Padang Terap.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Padang Terap
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Jitra-Padang Terap
4th1974–1978Ahmad Shukri Abd. ShukorBN(PAS)
5th1978–1982Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin BN(UMNO)
6th1982–1984
1985–1986Baharom Bakar
7th1986–1990Affifudin Omar
8th1990–1995
9th1995–1999
10th1999–2004Zawawi AhmadPAS
11th2004–2008Ghazali IbrahimBN(UMNO)
12th2008–2013Mohd Nasir ZakariaPAS
13th2013–2018Mahdzir KhalidBN(UMNO)
14th2018–present

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMahdzir Khalid16,38442.09−13.57
PASMohd Azam Abd Aziz15,28539.27−4.47
PHMohd Khairizal Khazali7,25418.64+18.64
Total valid votes 38,923100.00
Total rejected ballots 854
Unreturned ballots 155
Turnout 39,93285.61
Registered electors 46,644
Majority 1,0992.82
BN hold Swing -4.55
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%∆%
BNMahdzir Khalid20,65455.66+6.28
PASMohd Nasir Zakaria16,21243.69−6.93
IndependentMuhamad Bazli Abdullah2430.65+0.65
Total valid votes 37,109100.00
Total rejected ballots 691
Unreturned ballots 104
Turnout 37,90490.33
Registered electors 41,960
Majority 4,44211.97
BN gain from PAS Swing +6.61
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASMohd Nasir Zakaria15,00350.62+4.59
BNGhazali Ibrahim14,63449.38−4.59
Total valid votes 29,637100.00
Total rejected ballots 770
Unreturned ballots 38
Turnout 30,44586.00
Registered electors 35,403
Majority 3691.24
PAS gain from BN Swing +4.59
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNGhazali Ibrahim14,77653.97+6.22
PASZawawi Ahmad12,60446.03−6.22
Total valid votes 27,380100.00
Total rejected ballots 693
Unreturned ballots 21
Turnout 28,09486.68
Registered electors 32,411
Majority 2,1727.94
BN gain from PAS Swing +6.22
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASZawawi Ahmad12,21852.25+8.78
BNOthman Ismail11,16547.75−8.78
Total valid votes 23,383100.00
Total rejected ballots 480
Unreturned ballots 294
Turnout 24,15783.36
Registered electors 28,979
Majority 1,0534.50
PAS gain from BN Swing +8.78
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAffifudin Omar11,57156.53−4.51
PASMustapha Kamal Shahrom8,89843.47+43.47
Total valid votes 20,469100.00
Total rejected ballots 811
Unreturned ballots 17
Turnout 21,29778.03
Registered electors 27,293
Majority 2,67313.06
BN hold Swing -23.99
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAffifudin Omar20,69761.04+2.26
S46Baharom Bakar13,20838.96+38.96
Total valid votes 33,905100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,482
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 35,38778.71
Registered electors 44,958
Majority 7,48922.08
BN hold Swing -18.35
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAffifudin Omar18,52058.78−0.07
PASMahmud Ahmad12,98541.22+0.75
Total valid votes 31,505100.00
Total rejected ballots 683
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,18878.73
Registered electors 40,884
Majority 5,53517.56
BN hold Swing -0.41

Malaysian general by-election, 19 January 1985
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNBaharom Bakar18,26258.85−1.34
PASHalim Arshat12,56040.47+0.66
IndependentChoong Seang Hai1180.38+0.38
IndependentKhalid Abdullah930.30+0.30
Total valid votes 31,033100.00
Total rejected ballots 369
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,40278.86
Registered electors 39,818
Majority 5,70218.38
BN hold Swing -1.00
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSyed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin18,63760.19+5.05
PASSudin Wahab12,32939.81-5.05
Total valid votes 30,966100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,085
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,05182.54
Registered electors 38,831
Majority 6,30820.38
BN hold Swing +5.05
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSyed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin14,74755.14N/A
PASMohamad Asri Muda12,00044.86+44.86
Total valid votes 26,747100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 33,019
Majority 2,747
BN hold Swing N/A
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%
On the nomination day, Ahmad Shukri Abd. Shukor won uncontested.
BNAhmad Shukri Abd. Shukor
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 28,348
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References

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