Bukit Bendera (federal constituency)

Bukit Bendera is a federal constituency in Northeast Penang Island District, Penang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Bukit Bendera (P048)
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Syerleena Abdul Rashid
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]92,521
Area (km²)[2]65

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics

https://live.chinapress.com.my/ge15/parliament/PENANG

Ethnic breakdown of Bukit Bendera's electorate as of 2022

  Chinese (71.2%)
  Malay (16.1%)
  Indian (11.7%)
  Other ethnicities (1.0%)

History

Polling districts

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Bukit Bendera constituency is divided into 30 polling districts.[3]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Tanjong Bunga (N22) Batu Feringgi 048/22/01 SJK (C) Pai Chai
Jalan Vale Of Tempe 048/22/02 SK Tanjung Bunga
Kampong Tanjong Bunga 048/22/03 SMK Pendidikan Khas Persekutuan (P) Jalan Lembah Permai
Seaview Park 048/22/04 SMK Tanjong Bunga
Jalan Gajah 048/22/05 SJK (C) Hun Bin
Tanjong Tokong 048/22/06 SK Tanjong Tokong
Sungai Kelian 048/22/07 SJK (C) Poay Wah
Air Putih (N23) Bukit Bendera 048/23/01 Dataran Stesyen Atas Bukit Bendera
Stesyen Bawah 048/23/02 Dewan Jawatankuasa Kemajuan Dan Keselamatan Kampong (JKKK) Bukit Bendera
Jalan Lintang 048/23/03 SJK (C) Kong Min Pusat
Hye Keat Estate 048/23/04 SJK (C) Kong Min Pusat
Reservoir Gardens 048/23/05 SJK (C) Sin Kang
Race Cource 048/23/06 SJK (C) Shang Wu
Taman Sempadan 048/23/07 SJK (C) Sin Kang
Kebun Bunga (N24) Fettes Park 048/24/01 SM Phor Tay (Persendirian)
Ladang Hong Seng 048/24/02 SM Phor Tay (Persendirian)
Taman Bunga 048/24/03 SJK (C) Phor Tay
Quarry Drive 048/24/04 SMK Padang Polo
Jalan Batu Gantong 048/24/05 SK St. Xavier
Rifle Range Blok A B C 048/24/06 SK Padang Tembak
Rifle Range Road 048/24/07 SK Padang Tembak
Rifle Range Blok D E F 048/24/08 SK Padang Tembak
Pulau Tikus (N25) Pantai Molek 048/25/01 SJK (C) Perempuan China
Jalan Punchak Erskine 048/25/02 SMK Perempuan China
Taman Gottlieb 044/25/03 SMK Perempuan China
College Avenue 044/25/04 SMK Convent Pulau Tikus
Bangkok Line 044/25/05 SMK Westlands
Peel Avenue 044/25/06 Pusat Kecermelangan Sukan Westlands
Taman Berjaya 048/25/07 SK St. Xavier Cawangan
Barrack Road 048/25/08 SK Jalan Residensi

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Bukit Bendera
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Penang Utara
4th1974–1978Albert Mah (马骐骝)BN (MCA)
5th1978–1982Peter Paul Dason (பீட்டர் பால் டேசன்)DAP
6th1982–1986Gooi Hock Seng (魏福星)
7th1986–1990
8th1990–1995
9th1995–1999Chia Kwang Chye (谢宽泰)BN (GERAKAN)
10th1999–2004
11th2004–2008
12th2008–2013Liew Chin Tong (刘镇东)DAP
13th2013–2018Zairil Khir Johari (زعير الخير جوهري)
14th2018–2022Wong Hon Wai (黄汉伟)PH (DAP)
15th2022–presentSyerleena Abdul Rashid (شيرلينا عبد الرشيد)

State constituency

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Bukit Bendera Air Itam
Air Puteh
Ayer Itam
Kebun Bunga
Paya Terubong
Pulau Tikus
Tanjong Bunga

Current state assembly members

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N22 Tanjong Bunga Zairil Khir Johari PH (DAP)
N23 Air Putih Lim Guan Eng
N24 Kebun Bunga Ong Khan Lee PH (PKR)
N25 Pulau Tikus Chris Lee Chun Kit PH (DAP)

Local governments

No. State Constituency Local Government
N22 Tanjong Bunga Penang Island City Council
N23 Air Putih Penang Island City Council
N24 Kebun Bunga Penang Island City Council
N25 Pulau Tikus Penang Island City Council

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PHSyerleena Abdul Rashid49,35378.98-4.85
PNHng Chee Wey6,74310.79+10.79
BNRichie Huan Xin Yun5,4178.67-6.94
Parti Rakyat MalaysiaTeh Yee Cheu6771.08+1.08
IndependentRazali Mohd Zin2990.48+0.48
Total valid votes 62,489 100.00
Total rejected ballots 653
Unreturned ballots 658
Turnout 63,40469.00
Registered electors 92,521
Majority 42,61068.19
PH hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PHWong Hon Wai50,04983.83+5.77
BNAndy Yong Kim Seng9,31815.61-6.33
MUPTan Gim Theam3390.57+0.57
Total valid votes 59,706 100.00
Total rejected ballots 512
Unreturned ballots 211
Turnout 60,42980.50
Registered electors 75,069
Majority 40,73168.22
PH hold Swing
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 1 August 2018.

"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 1 August 2018.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPZairil Khir Johari45,59178.06+ 10.69
BNTeh Leong Meng12,81321.94- 10.69
Total valid votes 58,404 100.00
Total rejected ballots 615
Unreturned ballots 99
Turnout 59,11883.17
Registered electors 71,085
Majority 32,77856.12
DAP hold Swing
Source(s)
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPLiew Chin Tong31,24367.37+ 29.06
BNChia Kwang Chye15,13132.63- 29.06
Total valid votes 46,374 100.00
Total rejected ballots 642
Unreturned ballots 89
Turnout 47,10572.98
Registered electors 64,545
Majority 16,11234.74
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNChia Kwang Chye28,28161.69+ 11.58
DAPZulkifli Mohd Noor17,56438.31- 11.58
Total valid votes 45,845 100.00
Total rejected ballots 998
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,84371.93
Registered electors 65,123
Majority 10,71723.38
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNChia Kwang Chye24,28050.11- 2.78
DAPLim Kit Siang24,17649.89+ 2.78
Total valid votes 48,456 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,051
Unreturned ballots 380
Turnout 49,88771.66
Registered electors 69,616
Majority 1040.22
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNChia Kwang Chye26,68352.89+ 15.49
DAPGooi Hock Seng @ Goi Hock Seng23,76547.11- 15.49
Total valid votes 50,448 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,112
Unreturned ballots 217
Turnout 51,77774.78
Registered electors 69,239
Majority 2,9185.78
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPGooi Hock Seng25,97862.60+ 4.10
BNDavid Choong Ewe Leong15,51937.40- 4.10
Total valid votes 41,497 100.00
Total rejected ballots 813
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 42,31074.19
Registered electors 57,029
Majority 10,45915.20
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPGooi Hock Seng22,51258.50
BNKhor Gark Kim15,97241.50
Total valid votes 38,484 100.00
Total rejected ballots 859
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,34371.91
Registered electors 54,711
Majority 6,54017.00
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPGooi Hock Seng27,44054.78
BNTan Koon Teik22,64945.22
Total valid votes 50,089 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,225
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 51,31476.29
Registered electors 67,261
Majority 4,7919.56
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPPeter Paul Dason21,86451.04
BNH'ng Hung Yong17,95441.91
SDPOh Keng Seng3,0227.05
Total valid votes 42,840 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 55,860
Majority 3,9109.13
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAlbert Mah18,18657.07
DAPPeter Paul Dason9,40829.52
PEKEMASWong Hoong Yin2,1386.71
Parti Rakyat MalaysiaLee Yong Chew @ Lee Leong Soo2,1356.70
Total valid votes 31,867 100.00
Total rejected ballots 785
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,65279.57
Registered electors 41,033
Majority 8,77827.55
This was a new constituency created.

References

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