Tasek Gelugor (federal constituency)

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Tasek Gelugor
Penang constituency
Federal constituency
Legislature Dewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Shabudin Yahaya
BN
Constituency created 1984
First contested 1986
Last contested 2013

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

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.

History[edit]

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:[1] 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[edit]

Members of Parliament for Tasek Gelugor
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1990 Mohammed Yusoff Abdul Latib BN
8th 1990-1995 Mohd Shariff Omar
9th 1995-1999 Ibrahim Saad
10th 1999-2004 Mohd. Shariff Omar
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Nor Mohamed Yakcop
13th 2013-present Shabudin Yahaya

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shabudin Yahaya 24,393 51.53 - 4.72
PAS Abdul Rahman Maidin 21,351 45.11 + 1.36
Independent Mohd Shariff Omar 1,590 3.36 + 3.36
Total valid votes 47,334 100.00
Total rejected ballots 675
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 48,121 89.04
Registered electors 54,042
Majority 3,042 6.42
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nor Mohamed Yakcop 20,448 56.25 - 8.80
PAS Ismail Salleh 15,901 43.75 + 8.80
Total valid votes 36,349 100.00
Total rejected ballots 600
Unreturned ballots 359
Turnout 37,308 83.90
Registered electors 44,466
Majority 4,547 12.50
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Shariff Omar 22,011 65.05 + 7.90
PAS Mujahid Yusof 11,828 34.95 + 34.95
Total valid votes 33,839 100.00
Total rejected ballots 620
Unreturned ballots 92
Turnout 34,551 83.03
Registered electors 41,612
Majority 10,183 30.10
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Shariff Omar 16,936 57.15 - 15.88
KEADILAN Ahmad Rosli Ayob 12,700 42.85 + 42.85
Total valid votes 29,636 100.00
Total rejected ballots 587
Unreturned ballots 745
Turnout 30,968 80.02
Registered electors 38,700
Majority 4,236 14.30
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ibrahim Saad 20,061 73.03 - 2.29
PAS Mohd Salleh Man 7,410 26.97 + 2.29
Total valid votes 27,471 100.00
Total rejected ballots 951
Unreturned ballots 116
Turnout 28,538 77.02
Registered electors 37,052
Majority 12,651 46.06
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Shariff Omar 20,379 75.32 + 5.25
PAS Shuaib Jaafar 6,679 24.68 - 5.25
Total valid votes 27,058 100.00
Total rejected ballots 823
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,881 79.15
Registered electors 35,225
Majority 13,700 50.64
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohammed Yusoff Abdul Latib 15,911 70.07
PAS Yusof Abdullah 6,796 29.93
Total valid votes 22,707 100.00
Total rejected ballots 562
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,269 75.01
Registered electors 31,021
Majority 9,115 40.14
This was a new constituency created.

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