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Mentakab was a federal constituency in Pahang, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1986 to 2004.

Mentakab
Pahang constituency
Defunct federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Constituency created1984
Constituency abolished2004
First contested1986
Last contested1999

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 redistribution and was mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

HistoryEdit

It was abolished in 2004 when it was redistributed.

Representation historyEdit

Members of Parliament for Mentakab
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Temerloh
7th 1986-1990 Siti Zaharah Sulaiman BN (UMNO)
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Fu Ah Kiow BN (MCA)
10th 1999-2004
Constituency abolished, renamed to Kuala Krau

Election resultsEdit

Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fu Ah Kiow @ Oh (Fu) Soon Guan 18,499 60.70
DAP Leong Mee Meng 11,975 39.30
Total valid votes 30,474 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,504
Unreturned ballots 166
Turnout 32,144 73.44
Registered electors
Majority 6,524
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fu Ah Kiow @ Oh (Fu) Soon Guan 19,906 69.05
S46 Mohamed Harun 8,393 29.11
Independent Soleh Mohamad 530 1.84
Total valid votes 28,829 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,346
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 30,176 72.13
Registered electors
Majority 11,513
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Siti Zaharah Sulaiman 17,147 63.44
S46 Johari Ismail 9,883 36.56
Total valid votes 27,030 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,212
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,242 73.79
Registered electors
Majority 7,264
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Siti Zaharah Sulaiman 15,271 68.63
PAS Mohamed Rusdi Arif 6,980 31.37
Total valid votes 22,251 100.00
Total rejected ballots 945
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,196 71.59
Registered electors 32,402
Majority 8,291
This was a new constituency created.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 2016-04-24. Retrieved 2016-05-20.