1952 Malayan local elections

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The local elections were held in a common date (6 December 1952) for all six municipal and town councils in the Federation of Malaya.[1][2][3]

Municipal election[edit]

George Town[edit]

Date: 6 December 1952
Electorate: 17,544
Turnout: 51.8%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Radicals 1 (6) | UMNO-Muslim League 1 (2) | Labour 1 (1)
Jelutong 1. A. Raja Gopal Labour S. Mohd. Baboo
Aziz Ibrahim
UMNO-Muslim League
Radicals
Kelawei 1. C. O. Lim Radicals 666 133 A. Sabapathy
S. M. Hussain
Labour
UMNO-Muslim League
Tanjong 1. A. M. Abu Bakar UMNO-Muslim League Wong Kok Kee
N. Ponnudurai
Radicals
Labour
Source: [4][5]

Kuala Lumpur[edit]

Date: 16 February 1952
Electorate: 11,005
Turnout: 68%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 9 (9) | IMP 2 (2) | Independent 1 (1)
Bungsar 1. S. C. E. Singam
2. K. L. Devaser
3. Devaki Krishnan
Ind.
IMP
IMP
718
577
570
141 4. Ahmad Mahmood
5. Raja Mohamed Raja Alang
6. S. Karalasingam
7. T. Rajendra
8. Elsie Somasundram
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
Labour
IMP
UMNO-MCA
517
508
466
422
232
Imbi 1. Chan Chee Hong
2. Cheah Ewe Keat
3. Douglas Lee
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
840
833
778
7 4. K. C. Chia
5. T. R. Marks
6. Chua Boon Guan
7. E. Ramachandram
8. Ho Tee Chim
Labour
IMP
IMP
IMP
Labour
645
530
452
419
377
Petaling 1. Chan Kwong Hon
2. Ong Yoke Lin
3. Lee Yoon Thim
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
871
856
750
15 4. Ng Kok Thoy
5. Leong Hoe Yeng
6. Loke Soh Lip
7. A. Tharmalingam
8. V. G. T. Singam
9. Yap Chong Kuen
IMP
IMP
IMP
Ind.
Ind.
Labour
323
320
299
299
251
115
Sentul 1. Abdullah Yassin
2. Yahaya Sheikh Ahmad
3. Mohamed Salleh Hakim
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
1,616
1,296
1,243
320 4. Abdul Aziz Ishak
5. Mohamed Tahir Kuteh
6. K. V. Thaver
7. Pawanchick Mohamed
IMP
IMP
IMP
Rentpayers
1,151
834
744
420
Source: [6][7][8][9]
Date: 6 December 1952
Electorate: 13,503
Turnout: 53%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Electorate Turnout
UMNO-MCA 3 (9) | IMP 1 (2) | Independent 0 (1)
Bungsar 1. Devaki Krishnan IMP 2. Foong Soon Seng UMNO-MCA
Imbi 1. Douglas Lee UMNO-MCA 2. K. C. Chin Labour
Petaling 1. Lee Yoon Thim UMNO-MCA 168 2. A. Tharmalingam Labour
Sentul 1. Raja Mohamad Raja Alang UMNO-MCA 2. Goh Swee Seng IMP 4,541 38%
Source: [10][11][12][13][14]

Malacca[edit]

Date: 6 December 1952
Electorate: 8,334
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Electorate
UMNO-MCA 2 (2) | Labour 1 (3) | Progressive 0 (3) | Independent 0 (1)
Bukit China 1. Amy Joseph Labour Mohd. Yusoff Sulong UMNO-MCA 3,217
Fort 1. Chan Geok Eng UMNO-MCA Wee Hock Chye
S. Shunmugam
Labour
Progressive
2,401
Tranquerah 1. Goh Kay Seng UMNO-MCA Allan Acton
Hashim Abdul Ghani
Labour
Progressive
2,716
Source:[15][16]

[17] [18][19]

Town councils election[edit]

Bandar Maharani, Muar[edit]

Date: 6 December 1952
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 7 (7) | ?
Maharani 1.
2.
3.
Ahmad Ariffin
Ho Koon Toh
Ja'afar A. Manan
Lim Ah Sitt
Sulaiman Ninam Shah
Parit Stongkat 1.
2.
3.
A. Jabbar A. Majid
Chan Shi Shi
Chua Huck Yew
Ibrahim M. Yunos
Sheikh Ahmad Said
Sultan Ibrahim 1.
2.
3.
Fatimah M. Yunos
Ashari Abdullah
H. N. McLeod
Omar Ahmad
Shahdan M. Salleh
Source: [20][21][22]

Bandar Penggaram, Batu Pahat[edit]

Date: 6 December 1952
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Turnout
UMNO-MCA 5 (5) | ?
Gunong Soga 1.
2.
3
Abu Bakar Haron
Ahmad Abbas
S. C. MacIntyre
Syed Ahmad Alwee
Tan Peng Koon
87%
Jalan Sultanah 1.
2.
3
Ahmad Daud
Frank Tan Ah Mong
Ismail Abu Bakar
Syed Mustaffa
Syed
Tan Joo Soon
Kampong Petani 1.
2.
3
Abdul Samad Puteh
Taha Zakaria
Kang Kock Seng
Sulaiman Abdul Rahman
Zahrah Mohamed Taib
Source: [23][24][25]

Johore Bahru[edit]

Date: 6 December 1952
Electorate: 4,599
Turnout: 84.5%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Electorate Turnout
UMNO-MCA 9 (9)
Ayer Molek 1. M. Birchee
2. Ahmad Mohd. Shah
3. Wong Sze Ming
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
1,097
1,088
904
9 4. Mohamed Arshad Awang
5. Ong See Jiang
6. Mohd. Salleh Mustapha
7. Ahmad A. Hamid
8. Osman A. Raschid
IMP
IMP
IMP
Ind.
PMU
302
250
223
217
95
1,772 82.6%
Nong Chik 1. Ismail Abdul Rahman
2. Mansoor Bakri
3. Uda Awang
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
1,114
942
871
172 4. Chan Chong Wen
5. Jamaliah Mustapha
6. Zaharah Abdul Hamid
7. Abdul Mubin Abdullah
8. Abdullah Taib
IMP
IMP
IMP
Ind.
Ind.
416
380
303
260
247
1,771 86.5%
Tebrau 1. Sardon Zubir
2. Syed Abdul Rahman Ahmad
3. Wong Peng Long
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
713
710
695
3 4. K. H. Han
5. Hussein Abdullah
6. M. N. Roy
IMP
IMP
IMP
163
154
119
1,056 84.2%
Source: [23][26][27][28]

Local councils election[edit]

Gelang Patah[edit]

[29] [30] [31]

Kedah[edit]

[32]

Pasir Pinji New Village[edit]

The Pasir Pinji New Village local council election is the first election to be held in Perak in December 1952.[33][34]

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