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Mata Kuching

Penang constituency

Defunct federal constituency

Legislature
Dewan Rakyat

Constituency created
1974

Constituency abolished
1986

First contested
1974

Last contested
1982

Mata Kuching was a federal constituency in Penang, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1974 to 1986.
The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and was mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Contents

1 History

1.1 Representation history

2 Election results
3 References

History[edit]
It was abolished in 1986 when it was redistributed.
Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Mata Kuching

Parliament
Years
Member
Party

Constituency created

4th
1974-1978
Ling Liong Sik
BN

5th
1978-1982

6th
1982-1986

Constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 1982

Party
Candidate
Votes
%
∆%

BN
Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik
26,995
62.11

DAP
Goh Sin Khoon
14,839
34.14

Independent
Raja Ahamed Narudin @ Raja Mohamed Raja Sulaiman
1,626
3.74

Total valid votes
43,460
100.00

Total rejected ballots
1,186

Unreturned ballots

Turnout
44,646
77.46

Registered electors
57,635

Majority
12,156

BN hold
Swing

Malaysian general election, 1978

Party
Candidate
Votes
%
∆%

BN
Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik

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Total valid votes

100.00

Total rejected ballots

Unreturned ballots

Turnout

Registered electors
47,425

Majority
15,199

BN hold
Swing

Malaysian general election, 1974

Party
Candidate
Votes
%
∆%

BN
Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik
13,755
53.97

PEKEMAS
Ong Yi How
8,457
33.18

DAP
Goh Lim Eam
3,273
12.84

Total valid votes
25,485
100.00

Total rejected ballots
869

Unreturned ballots

Turnout
26,354
83.97

Registered electors
31,385

Majority
5,298

This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

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