Malaysian general election, 1995

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Malaysian general election, 1995
Malaysia
1990 ←
25 April 1995
→ 1999

All 192 seats in the Dewan Rakyat
Turnout 68.3%
  First party Second party Third party
  Mahathir 2007.jpg Tengku-razaleigh.jpg
Leader Mahathir Mohammed Lim Kit Siang Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah
Party Barisan Nasional DAP Semangat 46
Leader since 16 July 1981 October 1969 1989
Last election 127 seats, 53.4% 20 seats, 17.13% 8 seats, 14.8%
Seats won 162 9 6
Seat change Increase 35 Decrease 11 Decrease2
Popular vote 3,881,214 712,175 616,589
Percentage 65.2% 12.0% 10.4%

Prime Minister before election

Mahathir Mohammed
Barisan Nasional

Prime Minister-designate

Mahathir Mohammed
Barisan Nasional


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General elections were held in Malaysia on 25 April 1995. The result was a victory for the UMNO-led Barisan Nasional, which won 162 of the 192 seats. Voter turnout was 68.3%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Barisan Nasional 3,881,214 65.2 162 +35
Democratic Action Party 712,175 12.0 9 -11
Semangat 46 616,589 10.4 6 -2
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 430,098 3.3 7 0
Parti Bersatu Sabah 198,594 3.3 8 -6
Other parties and independents 118,025 2.0 0
Invalid/blank votes 196,114 - - -
Total 6,152,809 100 192 +12
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p157 ISBN 0-19-924959-8