Tanjung Piai (federal constituency)

Tanjung Piai (formerly Tanjong Piai) is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang South Malaya, Melayu Raya, Kampong Lubok Sawah, Parit Mesjid, Parit Mesjid Darat, Jalan Rimba Terjun, Kampong Duku, Tenggayon, Pengkalan Raja Pontian, Bandar Pekan Nenas Barat, Bandar Pekan Nenas Timor, Bandar Pekan Nenas Tengah, Bandar Pekan Nenas Selatan, Kampong Rimba Terjun, Parit Haji Ismail, Rambah, Parit Rambai, Ladang Sungai Burong, Peradin, Telok Kerang, Penerok, Sungai Boh, Bandar Permas Kechil, Permas Kechil, Sungai Durian, Serkat, Andek Mori.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang South Malaya, Melayu Raya, Kampong Lubok Sawah, Parit Mesjid, Parit Mesjid Darat, Jalan Rimba Terjun, Kampong Duku, Tenggayon, Pengkalan Raja Pontian, Bandar Pekan Nenas Barat, Bandar Pekan Nenas Timor, Bandar Pekan Nenas Tengah, Bandar Pekan Nenas Selatan, Kampong Rimba Terjun, Parit Hj. Ismail, Rambah, Parit Rambai, Ladang Sungai Burong, Peradin, Telok Kerang, Penerok, Sungai Boh, Bandar Permas Kechil, Permas Kechil, Sungai Durian, Serkat, Andek Mori.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Tanjung Piai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Pontian
Tanjong Piai
11th 2004-2008 Ong Ka Ting BN (MCA)
12th 2008-2013 Wee Jeck Seng
13th 2013-2018
Tanjung Piai
14th 2018-present Md Farid Md Rafik PH (BERSATU)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Md Farid Md Rafik 21,255 47.29 + 47.29
BN Wee Jeck Seng 20,731 46.12 - 10.00
PAS Nordin Othman 2,962 6.59 + 6.59
Total valid votes 44,948 100.00
Total rejected ballots 841
Unreturned ballots 69
Turnout 45,858 85.67
Registered electors 53,528
Majority 524 1.17
PH gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Johore [P.U. (B) 244/2018]" (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 Johore [P.U. (B) 318/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wee Jeck Seng 25,038 56.12 - 11.95
DAP Mahdzir Ibrahim 19,581 43.88 + 11.95
Total valid votes 44,619 100.00
Total rejected ballots 918
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 45,622 87.95
Registered electors 51,875
Majority 5,457 12.24
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wee Jeck Seng 23,302 68.07 - 18.29
DAP Ahmad Ton 10,931 31.93 + 18.29
Total valid votes 34,233 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,117
Unreturned ballots 214
Turnout 35,564 77.82
Registered electors 45,701
Majority 12,371 36.14
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ong Ka Ting 28,046 86.36
DAP Tan Hang Meng 4,431 13.64
Total valid votes 32,477 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,461
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,938 76.14
Registered electors
Majority 23,615 72.72
This was a new constituency created.

References

  1. ^ "Electoral Roll for the 14th Malaysian General Election Updated as of 10 April 2018" (PDF) (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. 2018-04-16. p. 12. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-08.

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