Permatang Pauh (federal constituency)

Permatang Pauh is a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Permatang Pauh (P044)
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Nurul Izzah Anwar
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]81,789

The federal constituency was created from parts of the Seberang Tengah constituency 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 Jalan Sembilang, Seberang Jaya II, Kampong Pertama, Kampong Belah Dua, Seberang Jaya I, Jalan Bahru, Simpang Ampat, Jalan Tuna, Taman Tun Hussein Onn, Sama Gagah, Permatang Ara, Permatang Pauh, Bukit Indra Muda, Kampong Pelet, Kubang Semang, Tanah Liat Mukim 8, Kampong Cross Street 2, Permatang Tengah, Guar Perahu, Kuala Mengkuang, Telok Wang, Mengkuang, Sungai Lembu, Penanti, Kubang Ulu, Sungai Semambu, Tanah Liat Mukim 9, Berapit Road.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Jalan Sembilang, Seberang Jaya II, Kampong Pertama, Kampong Belah Dua, Seberang Jaya I, Jalan Bahru, Simpang Ampat, Jalan Tuna, Taman Tun Hussein Onn, Sama Gagah, Permatang Ara, Permatang Pauh, Bukit Indra Muda, Kampong Pelet, Kubang Semang, Tanah Liat Mukim 8, Kampong Cross Street 2, Permatang Tengah, Guar Perahu, Kuala Mengkuang, Telok Wang, Mengkuang, Sungai Lembu, Penanti, Kubang Ulu, Sungai Semambu, Tanah Liat Mukim 9, Berapit Road.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Permatang Pauh
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Seberang Tengah
4th1974-1978Ariffin Md DaudBN (UMNO)
5th1978-1982Zabidi AliPAS
6th1982-1986Anwar IbrahimBN (UMNO)
7th1986-1990
8th1990-1995
9th1995-1998
1998-1999Independent
1999VacantVAC
10th1999-2004Wan Azizah Wan IsmailKEADILAN
11th2004-2008
PKR
12th2008
2008-2013Anwar Ibrahim
13th2013-2015
2015-2018Wan Azizah Wan Ismail
14th2018–presentNurul Izzah AnwarPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHNurul Izzah Anwar35,53450.89-7.12
BNMohd Zaidi Mohd Said19,86628.45-12.64
PASAfnan Hamimi Taib Azamudden14,42820.66+20.66
Total valid votes 69,828 100.00
Total rejected ballots 658
Unreturned ballots 200
Turnout 70,68686.42
Registered electors 81,789
Majority 15,66822.44
PH hold Swing +2.76
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Penang [P.U. (B) 236/2018]" (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 Penang [P.U. (B) 310/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.

"Keputusan PRU-14: Nurul Izzah menang di Parlimen Permatang Pauh". Kosmo! Online. 10 May 2018.
Malaysian general by-election, 7 May 2015
The by-election was called due to the disqualification of incumbent, Anwar Ibrahim after being found guilty of sodomy.
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PKRWan Azizah Wan Ismail30,31658.01-1.18
BNSuhaimi Sabudin21,47541.09+0.60
IndependentSalleh Isahak3670.70+0.70
PRMAzman Shah Othman1010.20+0.20
Total valid votes 52,259 100.00
Total rejected ballots 843
Unreturned ballots 43
Turnout 53,14573.93
Registered electors 71,890
Majority 8,84116.92
PKR hold Swing -0.89
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PKRAnwar Ibrahim37,09059.19-7.45
BNMazlan Ismail25,36940.49+7.33
IndependentAbdullah Zawawi Samsudin2010.32+0.32
Total valid votes 62,660 100.00
Total rejected ballots 672
Unreturned ballots 143
Turnout 63,47588.53
Registered electors 71,699
Majority 11,72118.70
PKR hold Swing -7.39
Malaysian general by-election, 26 August 2008
The by-election was called due to the resignation of incumbent, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PKRAnwar Ibrahim31,19566.64+2.48
BNArif Shah Omar Shah15,52433.16-2.68
AKIMHanafi Mamat920.20+0.20
Total valid votes 46,811 100.00
Total rejected ballots 447
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 47,26880.86
Registered electors 58,459
Majority 15,67133.48
PKR hold Swing +2.58
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PKRWan Azizah Wan Ismail30,34864.16+13.47
BNPirdaus Ismail16,95035.84-13.47
Total valid votes 47,298 100.00
Total rejected ballots 636
Unreturned ballots 29
Turnout 47,96382.06
Registered electors 58,449
Majority 13,39828.32
PKR hold Swing +13.47
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
KEADILANWan Azizah Wan Ismail21,73750.69-11.08
BNPirdaus Ismail21,14749.31+11.08
Total valid votes 42,884 100.00
Total rejected ballots 665
Unreturned ballots 185
Turnout 43,73480.93
Registered electors 54,039
Majority 5901.38
KEADILAN hold Swing -11.08
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
KEADILANWan Azizah Wan Ismail23,82061.77+61.77
BNIbrahim Saad14,74338.23-38.45
Total valid votes 38,563 100.00
Total rejected ballots 647
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,21078.94
Registered electors 49,670
Majority 9,07723.54
KEADILAN gain from BN Swing +50.11
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAnwar Ibrahim27,94576.68+0.99
DAPAbdul Rahman Manap4,43012.15+12.15
PASMazani Abdullah4,07111.17-13.14
Total valid votes 36,446 100.00
Total rejected ballots 889
Unreturned ballots 50
Turnout 37,38578.30
Registered electors 47,745
Majority 23,51564.53
BN hold Swing -5.58
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAnwar Ibrahim23,79375.69+5.13
PASMahfuz Omar7,64324.31-5.13
Total valid votes 31,436 100.00
Total rejected ballots 304
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,74078.32
Registered electors 40,181
Majority 16,15051.38
BN hold Swing +5.13
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAnwar Ibrahim17,97970.56-4.32
PASMohamad Sabu7,50029.44+11.57
Total valid votes 25,479 100.00
Total rejected ballots 619
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 26,09874.82
Registered electors 34,879
Majority 10,47941.12
BN hold Swing -7.95
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAnwar Ibrahim18,84974.88+26.89
PASZabidi Ali4,49717.87-34.14
DAPTan Ah Huat1,8257.25
Total valid votes 25,171 100.00
Total rejected ballots 714
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,88579.95
Registered electors 32,378
Majority 14,352
BN gain from PAS Swing +30.52
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PASZabidi Ali11,12452.01+52.01
BNAriffin Md Daud10,26447.99-30.26
Total valid votes 21,388 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,516
Majority 860
PAS gain from BN Swing +41.14
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%
BNAriffin Md Daud13,64578.25
PEKEMASAbu Bakar Munir1,94811.17
PSRMPaharuddin Ibrahim1,84410.58
Total valid votes 17,437 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 21,942
Majority 11,697
This was a new constituency created out of Seberang Tengah which went to Gerakan in the previous election.

References

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