Sungai Siput (federal constituency)

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

Sungai Siput (P062)
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Kesavan Subramaniam
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Population (2018)55,002

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.

This seat was formerly a stronghold for the Malaysian Indian Congress during the presidency of Tun Sambanthan and Tun Samy Vellu. MIC lost this seat in the 2008 general election and has since failed to regain the seat. MIC has previously represented this seat since its creation.

History

The constituency contains the polling districts of Pos Legap, Pos Piah, Chenein, Rancangan Belia Khas Perlop, Chior Lasah, Lintang, LKTP Lasah, Ladang Elphil, Kampong Mor, Trosor, Kampong Jawang, Sungai Pelus, Kampong Temin, Changkat Salak, Kampong Karai, Karai Luar, Pekan Karai, Kampong Enggor, Salak Timor, Kampong Batang Kulim, Kampong Kandang Hulu, Salak North, Kamuning Barat, Kamuning Timor, Pos Perwor, Pos Kuala Mu, Jalong Barat, Jalong Timor, Jalan Lintang, Lintang Road Barat, Simpang Tiga, Sungai Pelang, Rimba Panjang Utara, Mahkamah, Main Road, Sungai Buloh Selatan, Kampong Bahagia, Kampong Muhibbah.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pos Legap, Pos Piah, Chenein, Rancangan Belia Khas Perlop, Chior Lasah, Lintang, LKTP Lasah, Ladang Elphil, Kampong Mor, Trosor, Kampong Jawang, Sungai Pelus, Kampong Temin, Changkat Salak, Kampong Karai, Karai Luar, Pekan Karai, Kampong Enggor, Salak Timor, Kampong Batang Kulim, Kampong Kandang Hulu, Salak North, Kamuning Barat, Kamuning Timor, Pos Perwor, Pos Kuala Mu, Jalong Barat, Jalong Timor, Jalan Lintang, Lintang Road Barat, Simpang Tiga, Sungai Pelang, Rimba Panjang Utara, Mahkamah, Main Road, Sungai Buloh Selatan, Kampong Bahagia, Kampong Muhibbah.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Sungai Siput
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created
Sungei Siput
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st1959–1963V. T. SambanthanAlliance (MIC)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st1963–1964V. T. SambanthanAlliance (MIC)
2nd1964–1969
1969–1971Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd1971–1973V. T. SambanthanAlliance (MIC)
1973–1974BN (MIC)
4th1974–1978Samy Vellu
5th1978–1982
6th1982–1986
Sungai Siput
7th1986–1990Samy VelluBN (MIC)
8th1990–1995
9th1995–1999
10th1999–2004
11th2004–2008
12th2008Michael Jeyakumar DevarajPKR
2008–2013PSM
13th2013PKR
2013–2018PSM
14th2018-presentKesavan SubramaniamPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHKesavan Subramaniam20,81748.72+48.72
BNDevamany S. Krishnasamy15,21035.60-10.72
PASIshak Ibrahim5,19412.16+12.16
PSMMichael Jeyakumar Devaraj1,5053.52+3.52
Total valid votes 42,726 100.00
Total rejected ballots 814
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 43,66279.38
Registered electors 55,002
Majority 5,60713.12
PH 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%∆%
PKRMichael Jeyakumar Devaraj21,59353.19+ 1.69
BNDevamany S. Krishnasamy18,80046.32+ 0.52
IndependentNagalingam Singaravelloo1970.49+ 0.49
Total valid votes 40,590 100.00
Total rejected ballots 982
Unreturned ballots 45
Turnout 41,61780.66
Registered electors 51,596
Majority 2,7936.87
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PKRMichael Jeyakumar Devaraj16,45851.50+ 23.13
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu14,63745.80- 16.39
IndependentNor Rizan Oon8642.70+ 2.70
Total valid votes 31,959 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,001
Unreturned ballots 194
Turnout 33,15469.91
Registered electors 47,424
Majority 1,8215.70
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu19,02962.19+ 4.44
KEADILANMichael Jeyakumar Devaraj8,68028.37+ 28.37
DAPSanmugam Ponmugam Ponnan2,8909.44- 30.94
Total valid votes 30,599 100.00
Total rejected ballots 927
Unreturned ballots 57
Turnout 31,58367.51
Registered electors 46,782
Majority 10,34933.82
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu17,48057.75- 14.11
DAPMichael Jeyakumar Devaraj12,22140.38+ 21.23
MDPMohamad Asri Othman5651.87+ 1.87
Total valid votes 30,266 100.00
Total rejected ballots 829
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 31,16563.62
Registered electors 48,986
Majority 5,25917.37
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu21,28371.86+ 18.61
DAPLim Ah Guan @ Lim Soon Guan5,67319.15- 27.60
PASMohamed Hashim Salim2,6638.99+ 8.99
Total valid votes 29,619 100.00
Total rejected ballots 842
Unreturned ballots 91
Turnout 30,55267.66
Registered electors 45,155
Majority 15,61052.71
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu14,42753.25- 2.80
DAPPatto Perumal12,66446.75+ 9.61
Total valid votes 27,091 100.00
Total rejected ballots 937
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,02869.21
Registered electors 40,497
Majority 1,7636.50
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu13,14856.05
DAPLiew Sam Fong8,71237.14
SDPWan Hassan Wan Mahmud1,5976.81
Total valid votes 23,457 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,109
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,56669.32
Registered electors 35,441
Majority 4,43618.91
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu14,93064.56
DAPT. Sellapan7,03330.41
PASAhmad Zawawi Ibrahim1,1645.03
Total valid votes 23,127 100.00
Total rejected ballots 700
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,82773.63
Registered electors 32,360
Majority 7,897
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu12,93062.41
DAPNgan Siong Hing @ Ngan Siong Eng7,78937.59
Total valid votes 20,719 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,922
Majority 5,141
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSamy Vellu Sangalimuthu9,04549.09
DAPPatto Perumal8,40145.59
PEKEMASThang Pang Fay8774.76
IndependentR. C. Manavarayan1030.56
Total valid votes 18,426 100.00
Total rejected ballots 103
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,52977.87
Registered electors 23,795
Majority 644
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceV. T. Sambanthan7,98550.46
PPPRamiah Veerappan7,83949.54
Total valid votes 15,824 100.00
Total rejected ballots 695
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,51976.12
Registered electors 21,702
Majority 146
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceV. T. Sambanthan9,85571.53
PPPRamiah Veerappan3,92228.47
Total valid votes 13,777 100.00
Total rejected ballots 639
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,41681.03
Registered electors 17,791
Majority 5,933
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959: Sungei Siput
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
AllianceV. T. Sambanthan7,31761.08
PPPK. Annamalai4,51437.68
IndependentChoy Kok Kuan1481.24
Total valid votes 11,979 100.00
Total rejected ballots 96
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 12,07570.31
Registered electors 17,175
Majority 2,803
This was a new constituency created.

References

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