Paya Besar (federal constituency)

Paya Besar is a federal constituency in Pahang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

Paya Besar (P084)
Pahang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohd Shahar Abdullah
BN
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)55,135

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 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 Kenau, Kampung Nadak, FELDA Bukit Sagu, FELDA Bukit Kuantan, FELDA Bukit Goh, Bukit Kuin, Pekan Sungai Lembing, FELDA Lepar Utara Satu, Paya Bungor, Mahkota Jaya, Seri Fajar, Gambang, Jalan Besar, FELDA Lepar Hilir Satu, FELDA Lepar Hilir Dua, FELDA Lepar Hilir Tiga, Kampung Panching, FELDA Sungai Panching Utara, FELDA Sungai Panching Timur, Kampung Permatang Badak, FELDA Sungai Panching Selatan, Taman Tas, Pandan Permai, Bukit Rangin.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampung Nadak, Pekan Sungai Lembing, Kuala Kenau, FELDA Bukit Sagu, FELDA Bukit Kuantan, FELDA Bukit Goh, Bukit Kuin, Mahkota Jaya, Seri Fajar, Gambang, Jalan Besar, FELDA Lepar Hilir Satu, FELDA Lepar Hilir Dua, FELDA Lepar Hilir Tiga, Paya Bungor, FELDA Lepar Utara Satu, Bukit Rangin, Kampung Permatang Badak, Pandan Permai, Taman Tas, FELDA Sungai Panching Selatan, FELDA Sungai Panching Timur, FELDA Sungai Panching Utara, Kampung Panching.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Paya Besar
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Kuantan
9th1995-1999Siti Zaharah SulaimanBN (UMNO)
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013Abdul Manan Ismail
13th2013-2018
2018Vacant
14th2018-presentMohd Shahar AbdullahBN (UMNO)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Shahar Abdullah19,03343.16-16.13
PASMohamad Azhar Mohd Noor13,29130.14+30.14
PHMohd Ashraf Mustaqim Badrul Munir11,77626.70+26.70
Total valid votes 44,100 100.00
Total rejected ballots 671
Unreturned ballots 171
Turnout 44,94281.51
Registered electors 55,135
Majority 5,74213.02
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Pahang [P.U. (B) 238/2018]" (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 Pahang [P.U. (B) 312/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Manan Ismail23,74759.29- 4.78
PKRMurnie Hidayah Anuar16,03240.03+ 4.10
IndependentZahari Mamat2720.68+ 0.68
Total valid votes 40,051 100.00
Total rejected ballots 643
Unreturned ballots 140
Turnout 40,83484.95
Registered electors 48,067
Majority 7,71519.26
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbdul Manan Ismail19,35564.07- 7.95
PKRMohd Jafri Ab Rashid10,85235.93+ 7.95
Total valid votes 30,207 100.00
Total rejected ballots 637
Unreturned ballots 44
Turnout 30,88877.45
Registered electors 39,882
Majority 8,50328.14
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSiti Zaharah Sulaiman20,47472.02+ 17.32
KEADILANSaari Sungib7,95627.98- 17.32
Total valid votes 28,430 100.00
Total rejected ballots 564
Unreturned ballots 7
Turnout 29,00177.46
Registered electors 37,439
Majority 12,51844.04
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSiti Zaharah Sulaiman20,74954.70- 19.70
KEADILANWan Jusoh Wan Kolok17,18645.30+ 45.30
Total valid votes 37,935 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,553
Unreturned ballots 2,733
Turnout 42,22179.24
Registered electors 53,282
Majority 3,5639.40
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSiti Zaharah Sulaiman25,55174.40
S46Wan Abdul Rahman Wan Yusoff8,79225.60
Total valid votes 34,343 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,536
Unreturned ballots 1,342
Turnout 37,22178.06
Registered electors 47,682
Majority 16,75948.80
This was a new constituency created.

References

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