Malaysian general election, 1995

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Malaysian general election, 1995
Malaysia
1990 ←
members
25 April 1995 → 1999
members

All 192 seats to the Dewan Rakyat
and all 394 state legislature seats in 11 (out of 13, except Sabah and Sarawak) states of Malaysia

97 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 6,152,809 (68.3%)
  First party Second party Third party
  Mahathir 2007.jpg Lim Kit Siang cropped.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
Leader's seat Kubang Pasu Tanjong Gua Musang
Last election 127 seats, 53.4% 20 seats, 17.1% 8 seats, 14.8%
Seats won 162 9 6
Seat change Increase 35 Decrease 11 Decrease 2
Popular vote 3,881,214 712,175 616,589
Percentage 65.2% 12.0% 10.4%
Swing Increase 11.8% Decrease 5.1% Decrease 4.4%

  Fourth party Fifth party
  PAS PBS
Leader Fadzil Noor Joseph Pairin Kitingan
Party PAS PBS
Leader since 1989 5 March 1985
Leader's seat No seat Keningau
Last election 7 seats, 7.0% 14 seats, 2.3%
Seats won 7 8
Seat change Steady Decrease 6
Popular vote 430,098 198,594
Percentage 3.3% 3.3%
Swing Decrease 3.7% Increase 1.0%

Prime Minister before election

Mahathir Mohammed
Barisan Nasional

Prime Minister-designate

Mahathir Mohammed
Barisan Nasional

Coat of arms of Malaysia.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Malaysia

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]

Political Party Votes % of vote Seats % of seats +/–
National Front BN 3,881,214 65.2 162 84.4 +35
United Malays National Organisation UMNO 89 46.4 +18
Malaysian Chinese Association MCA 30 15.6 +12
Sarawak National Front 27 14.1
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC 7 3.6 +1
Malaysian People's Movement Party Gerakan 7 3.6 +2
Others 2 1.0
Muslim Unity Movement APU 1,046,687 17.6 13 6.8 -2
Semangat 46 S46 616,589 10.4 6 3.1 -2
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 430,098 7.2 7 3.6 0
People's Concept GR 910,769 15.3 17 8.9 -17
Democratic Action Party DAP 712,175 12.0 9 4.7 -11
United Sabah Party PBS 198,594 3.3 8 4.2 -6
Other parties and independents 118,025 2.0 0 0.0 -4
Valid votes 5,956,695
Invalid/blank votes 196,114
Total (turnout: 68.3%) 6,152,809 100.0 192 100.0 +12
Did not vote 2,859,561
Registered voters 9,012,370
Voting age population 10,175,010
Malaysian population 19,951,000
Source: Nohlen et al. [1]

References[edit]

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