Kuantan (federal constituency)

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Kuantan
Pahang constituency
Federal constituency
Legislature Dewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Fuziah Salleh
PKR
Constituency created 1958
First contested 1959
Last contested 2013

Kuantan is a federal constituency in Pahang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

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.

History

2004–present: The constituency contains the polling districts of Seri Kuantan, Medan Tok Sira, Perkampungan Teratai, Kampung Selamat, Bandar Kuantan, Lapang Besar, Seri Berlian, Seri Teruntum, Kampung Jawa, Kubang Buaya, Medan Warisan, Medan Makmur, Seri Kemunting, Tanjung Lumpur, Tanah Putih Baru, Sungai Isap, Kampung Peramu, Kempadang, Taman Guru, Kampung Belukar, Kampung Pahang, Kuala Penor, Ubai, Cherok Paloh.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Kuantan
Assembly Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Abdul Rahman Talib Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Abdul Rahman Talib Alliance
2nd 1964-1966
1966-1969 Mohamed Taib
1969-1971 Parliament dissolved[1][2]
3rd 1971-1973 Mohamed Taib Alliance
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978 Mohd Ali M. Shariff
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar
7th 1986-1990 Adam Abdul Kadir
8th 1990-1995 Fauzi Abdul Rahman
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Mohd Khalil Yaakob
11th 2004-2008 Fu Ah Kiow
12th 2008-2013 Fuziah Salleh PKR
13th 2013-present

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Fuziah Salleh 25,834 54.79
BN Mohamed Suffian Awang 21,319 45.21
Total valid votes 47,153 100.00
Total rejected ballots 570
Unreturned ballots 135
Turnout 47,858 85.04
Registered electors 56,280
Majority 4,515
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Fuziah Salleh 18,398 52.61
BN Fu Ah Kiow @ Oh (Fu) Soon Guan 16,572 47.39
Total valid votes 34,970 100.00
Total rejected ballots 623
Unreturned ballots 179
Turnout 35,772 74.92
Registered electors 47,745
Majority 1,826
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fu Ah Kiow @ Oh (Fu) Soon Guan 21,324 63.65
KEADILAN Fuziah Salleh 12,177 36.35
Total valid votes 33,501 100.00
Total rejected ballots 543
Unreturned ballots 246
Turnout 34,290 74.65
Registered electors
Majority 9,147
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Khalil Yaakob 28,479 57.40
KEADILAN Fuziah Salleh 21,136 42.60
Total valid votes 49,615 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,037
Unreturned ballots 1,656
Turnout 52,308 74.26
Registered electors
Majority 7,343
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fauzi Abdul Rahman 33,718 76.04
S46 Noorsiah Tuajib 10,622 23.96
Total valid votes 44,340 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,784
Unreturned ballots 1,423
Turnout 47,547 72.44
Registered electors
Majority 23,096
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fauzi Abdul Rahman 25,020 56.64
S46 Ahmad Mokhtar Mohamed 19,153 43.36
Total valid votes 44,173 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,282
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 45,455 71.24
Registered electors
Majority 5,867
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Adam Abdul Kadir 20,943 58.80
DAP Syed Ali Mohsin 9,283 26.06
PAS Syed Noh Syed Mohamed 5,390 15.13
Total valid votes 35,616 100.00
Total rejected ballots 832
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,448 66.76
Registered electors 54,595
Majority 11,660
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Ali M. Shariff
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Ali M. Shariff
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Taib
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general by-election, 1966
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Abdul Rahman Talib
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Taib
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Rahman Talib
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Rahman Talib
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Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References

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