Pekan (federal constituency)

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

Pekan (P085)
Pahang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Najib Razak
BN
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]88,899

The federal constituency was created from parts of the Pahang Timor constituency 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 Seri Mahkota, Jaya Gading, Kampung Seri Damai, Gudang Rasau, Pulau Rusa, Ganchong, Pulau Manis, Lepar, Pelak, Seri Makmur, Belimbing, Kampung Lamir, Peramu Jaya, Serandu, Kuala Pahang, Kampung Marhum, Kelat Rendang, Pahang Tua, Kampung Langgar, Pulau Jawa, Pasir Panjang, Ketapang, Mengkasar, Bandar Pekan, Sungai Miang, Tanah Putih, Shahbandar, Serambi, Padang Rumbia, Temai, Acheh, Tanjung Medang, Padang Polo, Tanjung Batu, Landai, Bandar Dua, Runchang, Simpai, Kota Perdana, Nenasi, Api Larat, Merchong, Sawah Batu, Salong, Mambang, Paloh Hinai, FELDA Chini Timur 1, FELDA Chini Timur 2, FELDA Chini Timur 3 & 4, Kampung Dusun, FELDA Chini 2, FELDA Chini 1, FELDA Chini 4, FELDA Chini 5, FELDA Chini 3, Terpai.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Seri Mahkota, Jaya Gading, Kampung Seri Damai, Gudang Rasau, Pulau Rusa, Ganchong, Pulau Manis, Lepar, Pelak, Seri Makmur, Belimbing, Kampung Lamir, Tanah Putih, Peramu Jaya, Serandu, Kuala Pahang, Kampung Marhum, Pasir Panjang, Ketapang, Sungai Miang, Bandar Pekan, Mengkasar, Pulau Jawa, Kelat Rendang, Kampung Langgar, Pahang Tua, Shahbandar, Serambi, Padang Rumbia, Temai, Acheh, Tanjung Medang, Padang Polo, Tanjung Batu, Landai, Nenasi, Merchong, Api Larat, Sawah Batu, Kota Perdana, Simpai, Runchang, Bandar Dua, Terpai, Salong, Mambang, Paloh Hinai, Kampung Dusun, FELDA Chini Timur 3 & 4, FELDA Chini Timur 1, FELDA Chini Timur 2, FELDA Chini 5, FELDA Chini 4, FELDA Chini 1, FELDA Chini 2, FELDA Chini 3.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Pekan
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Pahang Timor
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st1959-1963Abdul Razak HusseinAlliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st1963-1964Abdul Razak HusseinAlliance (UMNO)
2nd1964-1969
1969-1971Parliament was suspended[3][4]
3rd1971-1973Abdul Razak HusseinAlliance (UMNO)
1973-1974BN (UMNO)
4th1974-1976
1976-1978Mohd Najib Abd Razak
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986Mohamed Amin Daud
7th1986-1990Mohd Najib Abd Razak
8th1990-1995
9th1995-1999
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018
14th2018–present

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak43,85462.10-14.50
PASAhiatudin Daud18,99526.90+26.90
PHMuhammad Zahid Md Arip7,66210.85+10.85
IndependentAbd Kadir Sainudin1030.15+0.15
Total valid votes 70,614 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,393
Unreturned ballots 301
Turnout 72,30881.34
Registered electors 88,899
Majority 24,85935.20
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%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak51,27876.60- 2.13
PKRMohd. Fariz Abd. Talib @ Musa15,66523.40+ 23.40
Total valid votes 66,943 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,275
Unreturned ballots 246
Turnout 68,46485.30
Registered electors 80,260
Majority 35,61353.20
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak36,26278.73+ 0.77
PKRKhairul Anuar Ahmad Zainudin9,79821.27+ 21.27
Total valid votes 46,060 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,261
Unreturned ballots 549
Turnout 47,87082.23
Registered electors 58,217
Majority 26,46457.46
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak31,95677.96+ 27.50
PASZakaria Dahlan9,03422.04- 27.50
Total valid votes 40,990 100.00
Total rejected ballots 56
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,04677.91
Registered electors 52,683
Majority 22,92255.92
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak13,14850.46- 22.79
PASRamli Mohamed12,90749.54+ 49.54
Total valid votes 26,055 100.00
Total rejected ballots 631
Unreturned ballots 111
Turnout 26,79774.78
Registered electors 35,834
Majority 2410.92
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak17,00473.25+ 6.92
S46M. Samueil Mohamad Kameil6,21126.75- 6.92
Total valid votes 23,215 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,127
Unreturned ballots 223
Turnout 24,56571.60
Registered electors 34,308
Majority 10,79346.50
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak21,26266.33- 8.17
S46Othman Hitam10,79533.67+ 33.67
Total valid votes 32,057 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,357
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,41471.36
Registered electors 46,824
Majority 10,46732.66
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak16,43174.50
PASAli Abdullah @ Lee Kin Hong5,62325.50
Total valid votes 22,054 100.00
Total rejected ballots 694
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 22,74866.87
Registered electors 34,017
Majority 10,80849.00
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Amin Daud18,64871.03
PASMohamed Rusdi Arif7,60428.97
Total valid votes 26,252 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,090
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,34271.46
Registered electors 38,260
Majority 11,044
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak13,87676.16
PASMohamed Rusdi Arif4,34323.84
Total valid votes 18,219 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 26,819
Majority 9,533
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 21 February 1976
The by-election was called due to the death of incumbent, Abdul Razak Hussein.
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Najib Razak won uncontested.
BNMohd Najib Abd Razak
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Razak Hussein won uncontested.
BNAbdul Razak Hussein
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 22,957
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceAbdul Razak Hussein12,64177.28
PMIPYazid Jaafar3,71622.72
Total valid votes 16,357 100.00
Total rejected ballots 488
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,84571.24
Registered electors 23,644
Majority 8,925
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceAbdul Razak Hussein11,85887.39
PMIPAbdul Hamid Awang Hitam1,71112.61
Total valid votes 13,569 100.00
Total rejected ballots 596
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,16576.63
Registered electors 18,486
Majority 10,147
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceAbdul Razak Hussein8,81177.26
PMIPMohamed Ariff Abas2,59322.74
Total valid votes 11,404 100.00
Total rejected ballots 104
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,50874.52
Registered electors 15,443
Majority 6,218
This was a new constituency created out of Pahang Timor which went to Alliance in the previous election.

References

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