Tasek Gelugor (federal constituency)

Tasek Gelugor is a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

Tasek Gelugor (P042)
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Shabudin Yahaya
PH
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]60,850

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system. The seat became the most marginal seat in the country after the 2018 general election.[2]

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Ara Rendang, Pokok Machang, Pokok Tampang, Permatang Berangan, Simpang Tiga, Tasek Gelugor, Jarak, Padang Chempedak, Ara Kuda, Permatang Kerai, Pajak Song, Simpang Ampat, Permatang To' Jaya, Alor Merah, Kampong Telok, Taman Desa Murni, Sungai Dua, Kampong Setol, Lahar Yooi, Telok Ayer Tawar, Permatang Binjai, Pekan Darat, Taman Senangan, Mata Kuching, Jalan Masjid, Taman Wira, Taman Perkasa.

2016–present:[3] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ara Rendang, Pokok Machang, Pokok Tampang, Permatang Berangan, Simpang Tiga, Tasek Gelugor, Jarak, Padang Chempedak, Ara Kuda, Permatang Kerai, Pajak Song, Simpang Ampat, Permatang To' Jaya, Alor Merah, Kampong Telok, Taman Desa Murni, Sungai Dua, Kampong Setol, Lahar Yooi, Telok Ayer Tawar, Permatang Binjai, Pekan Darat, Taman Senangan, Mata Kuching, Jalan Masjid, Taman Wira, Taman Perkasa.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Tasek Gelugor
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Kepala Batas
7th1986-1990Mohammed Yusoff Abdul LatibBN (UMNO)
8th1990-1995Mohd Shariff Omar
9th1995-1999Ibrahim Saad
10th1999-2004Mohd. Shariff Omar
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013Nor Mohamed Yakcop
13th2013-2018Shabudin Yahaya
14th2018
2018-2019Independent
2019–present PH (BERSATU)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNShabudin Yahaya18,54735.73-15.80
PHMarzuki Yahya18,46635.58+35.58
PASRizal Hafiz Ruslan14,89128.69-16.42
Total valid votes 51,904 100.00
Total rejected ballots 689
Unreturned ballots 297
Turnout 52,89086.92
Registered electors 60,850
Majority 810.15
BN hold Swing -25.69
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.

"Damansara parliamentary seat records biggest majority - Nation". The Star Online. 10 May 2018.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNShabudin Yahaya24,39351.53-4.72
PASAbdul Rahman Maidin21,35145.11+1.36
IndependentMohd. Shariff Omar1,5903.36+3.36
Total valid votes 47,334 100.00
Total rejected ballots 675
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 48,12189.04
Registered electors 54,042
Majority 3,0426.42
BN hold Swing -3.04
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNNor Mohamed Yakcop20,44856.25-8.80
PASIsmail Salleh15,90143.75+8.80
Total valid votes 36,349 100.00
Total rejected ballots 600
Unreturned ballots 359
Turnout 37,30883.90
Registered electors 44,466
Majority 4,54712.50
BN hold Swing -8.80
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd. Shariff Omar22,01165.05+7.90
PASMujahid Yusof11,82834.95+34.95
Total valid votes 33,839 100.00
Total rejected ballots 620
Unreturned ballots 92
Turnout 34,55183.03
Registered electors 41,612
Majority 10,18330.10
BN hold Swing +7.90
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd. Shariff Omar16,93657.15-15.88
KEADILANAhmad Rosli Ayob12,70042.85+42.85
Total valid votes 29,636 100.00
Total rejected ballots 587
Unreturned ballots 745
Turnout 30,96880.02
Registered electors 38,700
Majority 4,23614.30
BN hold Swing -15.88
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNIbrahim Saad20,06173.03-2.29
PASMohd Salleh Man7,41026.97+2.29
Total valid votes 27,471 100.00
Total rejected ballots 951
Unreturned ballots 116
Turnout 28,53877.02
Registered electors 37,052
Majority 12,65146.06
BN hold Swing -2.29
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohd Shariff Omar20,37975.32+5.25
PASShuaib Jaafar6,67924.68-5.25
Total valid votes 27,058 100.00
Total rejected ballots 823
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,88179.15
Registered electors 35,225
Majority 13,70050.64
BN hold Swing +5.25
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%
BNMohammed Yusoff Abdul Latib15,91170.07
PASYusof Abdullah6,79629.93
Total valid votes 22,707 100.00
Total rejected ballots 562
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,26975.01
Registered electors 31,021
Majority 9,11540.14
This was a new constituency created.

References

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