Kangar (federal constituency)

Kangar is a federal constituency in Perlis, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Kangar (P002)
Perlis constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Zakri Hassan
PN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]74,859
Area (km²)[2]141

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

Ethnic breakdown of Kangar's electorate as of 2022[3]

  Malay (82.3%)
  Chinese (14.8%)
  Indian (1.9%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History

Polling districts

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Kangar constituency is divided into 31 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Bintong (N06) Nesam 002/06/01 SK Padang Kota
Abi 002/06/02 SK Abi
Kechor 002/06/03 SR Islam 1
Hutan Melintang 002/06/04 SK Behor Empiang
Telok Kachang 002/06/05 SK Stella Maris
Wang Bintong 002/06/06 SK Bintong
Sena(N07) Kampong Salang 002/07/01 SK Kampong Salang
Repoh 002/07/02 Kolej Vokesional Kangar
Alor Lanchang 002/07/03 SK Jejawi
Taman Indera 002/07/04 SK Seri Indera
Tok Peduka 002/07/05 SK Sena
Padang Bohor 002/07/06 SM Sains Tuanku Syed Putra
Padang Petani 002/07/07 Institut Latihan Perindustrian Kangar (ILP)
Indera Kayangan (N08) Padang Katong 002/08/01 SK Putra
Derma 002/08/02 SMK Syed Hassan
Pekan Lama Kangar 002/08/03 SMK Derma
Pengkalan Assam 002/08/04 SMK Putra
Pekan Baru Kangar 002/08/05 SK Seri Perlis
Seberang Bakau 002/08/06 SJK (C) Khoon Aik
Behor Gandin 002/08/07 SK Jalan Raja Syed Alwi
Kuala Perlis (N09) Seberang Alor 002/09/01 SK Seberang Ramai
Hujong Tanjong 002/09/02 SJK (C) Khay Beng
Kepala Batas 002/09/03 SK Kuala Perlis
Seberang Tok Pi 002/09/04 SMK Kuala Perlis
Padang Besar Selatan 002/09/05 SK Padang Besar Selatan
Kayang (N10) Titi Tok Bandar 002/10/01 SK Panggau
Bangsai Lebah 002/10/02 SK Kayang
Temak 002/10/03 SK Dato Wan Ahmad
Seriab 002/10/04 SMK Dato' Ali Ahmad
Gunong Utan Aji 002/10/05 SMK Syed Alwi
Hujung Batu 002/10/06 SK Ujong Batu

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Kangar
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Perlis Utara
4th1974–1978Shaari Jusoh (شعري جوسوه)BN (UMNO)
5th1978–1982
6th1982–1986Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad (محمد ردزي شيخ احمد)
7th1986–1990
8th1990–1995Ishak Arshad (اسحاق ارشد)
9th1995–1999Md Isa Sabu (مد عيسى سابو)
10th1999–2003Abdul Hamid Pawanteh (عبدالحميد ڤاوانتيه)
2003–2004Vacant
11th2004–2008Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad (محمد ردزي شيخ احمد)BN (UMNO)
12th2008–2013
13th2013–2018Shaharuddin Ismail (شاهروددين اسماعيل)
14th2018–2022Noor Amin Ahmad (نور أمين احمد)PH (PKR)
15th2022–presentZakri Hassan (زكري حسن)PN (BERSATU)

State constituency

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kangar Bandar Kangar
Beseri
Bintong
Chuping
Indera Kayangan
Kayang
Kuala Perlis
Oran
Padang Pauh
Paya
Sena
Titi Tinggi

Current state assembly members

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N6 Bintong Fakhrul Anwar Ismail PN (PAS)
N7 Sena Marzita Mansor PN (BERSATU)
N8 Indera Kayangan Gan Ay Ling PH (PKR)
N9 Kuala Perlis Abu Bakar Hamzah PN (BERSATU)
N10 Kayang Asrul Aimran Abd Jalil PN (PAS)

Local governments

No. Local Government
P002 Kangar Municipal Council

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PNZakri Hassan24,56243.70 43.70
BNFathul Bari Mat Jahya15,37027.35 6.91
PHNoor Amin Ahmad15,14326.94 19.86
Homeland Fighters' PartyNur Sulaiman Zolkapli7081.26 1.26
Sabah Heritage PartyRohimi Shapiee4170.74 1.26
Total valid votes 56,200 100.00
Total rejected ballots 660
Unreturned ballots 108
Turnout 56,96876.10
Registered electors 74,859
Majority 9,19216.35
PN gain from PH Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PHNoor Amin Ahmad20,90946.80+46.80
BNRamli Shariff15,30634.26−20.47
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyZahid Ibrahim8,46518.95−26.32
Total valid votes 44,680
Total rejected ballots 806
Unreturned ballots 217
Turnout 45,70381.70
Registered electors 55,938
Majority 5,60312.54
PH gain from BN Swing +33.64
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perlis [P.U. (B) 232/2018]" (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 Perlis [P.U. (B) 306/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNShaharuddin Ismail23,34354.73−15.39
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyBaharuddin Ahmad19,30645.27+45.27
Total valid votes 42,649100.00
Total rejected ballots 660
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 43,43184.81
Registered electors 51,207
Majority 4,0379.46
BN hold Swing -30.33
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad23,82170.12+0.78
PKRTunku Abdul Rahman Tunku Ismail10,15029.88+29.88
Total valid votes 33,971100.00
Total rejected ballots 808
Unreturned ballots 167
Turnout 34,94680.17
Registered electors 43,591
Majority 13,67140.94
BN hold Swing -14.55
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad22,49869.34+12.36
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyIshar Saad9,95030.66−12.36
Total valid votes 32,448100.00
Total rejected ballots 548
Unreturned ballots 99
Turnout 33,09581.68
Registered electors 40,517
Majority 12,54838.68
BN hold Swing +12.36
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAbdul Hamid Pawanteh16,52956.98+1.42
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyZainul Abidin Yahaya12,48043.02−1.42
Total valid votes 29,009100.00
Total rejected ballots 482
Unreturned ballots 73
Turnout 29,56479.42
Registered electors 37,224
Majority 4,04913.96
BN hold Swing +1.42
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNMd Isa Sabu20,00055.56−13.43
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyAziz Shariff16,00044.44+44.44
Total valid votes 36,000100.00
Total rejected ballots 23
Unreturned ballots 177
Turnout 36,200
Registered electors
Majority 4,00011.12
BN hold Swing -28.94
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNIshak Arshad26,81968.99−1.52
S46Rosnah Darus12,05631.01+31.01
Total valid votes 38,875100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,450
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 40,32575.19
Registered electors 53,630
Majority 14,76337.98
BN hold Swing -16.27
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad22,46370.51-1.00
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyShuib Mohamad9,39729.49+1.00
Total valid votes 31,860100.00
Total rejected ballots 730
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,59072.29
Registered electors 45,082
Majority 13,06641.02
BN hold Swing -1.00
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNMohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad22,25171.51+4.70
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyMusa Mohamed8,86628.49-4.70
Total valid votes 31,117 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,279
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,39677.16
Registered electors 41,983
Majority 13,38543.02
BN hold Swing +4.70
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNShaari Jusoh17,61266.81+3.18
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyAhmad Long8,75033.19+33.19
Total valid votes 26,362100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,625
Majority 8,86233.62
BN hold Swing -15.01
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
BNShaari Jusoh14,25063.63
IndependentRaja Mokhtaruddin Raja Mohamed Din5,34923.88
Parti Rakyat MalaysiaSaad Man2,79612.48
Total valid votes 22,395100.00
Total rejected ballots 931
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,32680.65
Registered electors 28,924
Majority 8,90139.75
This was a new constituency created.

References

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