Parit (federal constituency)

Parit is a federal constituency in Perak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

Parit (P069)
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohd Nizar Zakaria
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)35,910

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 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 Buloh Akar, Chopin Kiri, Chopin Kanan, Kampong Prah, Kampong Tepus, Serapoh, Tanjong Belanja, Kampong Nyior, Kampong Tua Belanja Kiri, Belanja Kanan, Ladang Glenealy, Parit Utara, Parit Selatan, Belanja Kiri, Pasir Gajah, Tanjong Medan, Kampong Paloh, Kampong Dusun, Kampong Selboh, Kampong Kepala Pulau, Layang-Layang Kanan, Titi Gantong, Kompleks Pertanian, Kampong Aji, Padang Tenggala, Kampong Selat, Bota Kanan, Seri Iskandar, Suak Padi, Padang Changkat, Bota Kiri, Telok Kepayang, Telok Bakong, Kampong Bakong, Lambor Kiri, Kampong Tua, Lambor Kanan.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Buloh Akar, Chopin Kiri, Chopin Kanan, Kampong Prah, Kampong Tepus, Serapoh, Tanjong Belanja, Kampong Nyior, Kampong Tua Belanja Kiri, Belanja Kanan, Ladang Glenealy, Parit Utara, Parit Selatan, Belanja Kiri, Pasir Gajah, Tanjong Medan, Kampong Paloh, Kampong Dusun, Kampong Selboh, Kampong Kepala Pulau, Layang-Layang Kanan, Titi Gantong, Kompleks Pertanian, Kampong Aji, Padang Tenggala, Kampong Selat, Bota Kanan, Seri Iskandar, Suak Padi, Padang Changkat, Bota Kiri, Telok Kepayang, Telok Bakong, Kampong Bakong, Lambor Kiri, Kampong Tua, Lambor Kanan.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Parit
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st1959-1963Hussein Mohd NoordinAlliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st1963-1964Hussein Mohd NoordinAlliance (UMNO)
2nd1964-1969
1969-1971Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd1971-1974Hashim GeraPMIP
BN (PMIP)
4th1974-1978Mohd. Bakri Abdul RaisBN (UMNO)
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986Ahamed Hambal Yeop Majlis
7th1986-1990Nasruddin Alang Saidin
8th1990-1995
9th1995-1999Ainon Khairiyah Mohd. Abas
10th1999-2004Mat Basir RahmatPAS
11th2004-2008Nasarudin HashimBN (UMNO)
12th2008-2013Mohd Nizar Zakaria
13th2013-2018Mohd Zaim Abu Hassan
14th2018-presentMohd Nizar Zakaria

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Nizar Zakaria14,03548.41-9.62
PASNajihatussalehah Ahmad7,71526.61-15.36
PHAhmad Tarmizi Mohd Jam7,24024.97+24.97
Total valid votes 28,990 100.00
Total rejected ballots 425
Unreturned ballots 132
Turnout 29,54782.28
Registered electors 35,910
Majority 6,32021.80
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%∆%
BNMohd Zaim Abu Hassan16,25358.03+ 1.48
PASMuhammad Ismi Mat Taib11,75641.97- 1.48
Total valid votes 28,009 100.00
Total rejected ballots 532
Unreturned ballots 72
Turnout 28,61385.40
Registered electors 33,503
Majority 4,49716.06
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Nizar Zakaria12,39956.55- 4.67
PASNajihatussalehah Ahmad9,52643.45+ 4.67
Total valid votes 21,925 100.00
Total rejected ballots 628
Unreturned ballots 45
Turnout 22,59878.30
Registered electors 28,859
Majority 2,87313.10
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNNasarudin Hashim12,80861.22+ 14.07
PASMuhammad Ismi Mat Taib8,11238.78- 14.07
Total valid votes 20,920 100.00
Total rejected ballots 483
Unreturned ballots 129
Turnout 21,53274.46
Registered electors 28,917
Majority 4,69622.44
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASMat Basir Rahmat12,00352.85+ 21.02
BNMegat Junid Megat Ayub10,71047.15- 21.02
Total valid votes 22,713 100.00
Total rejected ballots 431
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,14465.24
Registered electors 35,475
Majority 1,2935.70
PAS gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAinon Khairiyah Mohd. Abas14,20768.17+ 5.87
PASAhmad Subki Abd. Latif @ Subky Abd. Latif6,63431.83- 5.87
Total valid votes 20,841 100.00
Total rejected ballots 818
Unreturned ballots 117
Turnout 21,77665.08
Registered electors 33,460
Majority 7,57336.34
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNNasruddin Alang Saidin14,85362.30+ 4.06
PASAbdul Kader Kahar8,98737.70- 4.06
Total valid votes 23,840 100.00
Total rejected ballots 952
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,79267.95
Registered electors 36,485
Majority 5,86624.60
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNNasruddin Alang Saidin13,05358.24
PASSyeikh Mohd Nor Mansor9,36041.76
Total valid votes 22,413 100.00
Total rejected ballots 702
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,11567.96
Registered electors 34,011
Majority 3,69316.48
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAhamed Hambal Yeop Majlis16,02064.66
PASOthman Itam Karib8,75635.34
Total valid votes 24,776 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,137
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,91371.61
Registered electors 36,187
Majority 7,264
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd. Bakri Abdul Rais12,26850.56
DAPAbas Mat Said6,65827.44
PASZakaria Mohd Dehor5,33722.00
Total valid votes 24,263 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 31,667
Majority 5,610
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd. Bakri Abdul Rais11,88454.00
DAPMohamed Salleh Nakhoda Itam6,30428.64
IndependentMahmud Zainal Abidin3,50915.94
PEKEMASMohamed Dahan Katib3111.41
Total valid votes 22,008 100.00
Total rejected ballots 720
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,72877.70
Registered electors 29,250
Majority 5,580
BN gain from PMIP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PMIPHashim Gera9,19351.43
AllianceHussein Mohd Noordin8,68348.57
Total valid votes 17,876 100.00
Total rejected ballots 933
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,80974.44
Registered electors 25,268
Majority 510
PMIP gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceHussein Mohd Noordin10,57159.74
PMIPMohd Hanifah Abdul Ghani5,06628.63
UDPZainal Abidin Abas1,1386.43
IndependentMohamed Sulaiman9205.20
Total valid votes 17,695 100.00
Total rejected ballots 433
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,12881.31
Registered electors 22,296
Majority 5,505
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceHussein Mohd Noordin8,99859.97
PMIPOsman Budin6,00740.03
Total valid votes 15,005 100.00
Total rejected ballots 82
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,08779.64
Registered electors 18,945
Majority 2,991
This was a new constituency created.

References

  1. "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  2. Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
  3. "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-14.
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