Alor Gajah (federal constituency)

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Alor Gajah (P135)
Malacca constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof
PN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]70,390
Area (km²)[2]560

Alor Gajah is a federal constituency in Alor Gajah District and Jasin District, Malacca, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Alor Gajah's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (60.84%)
  Chinese (25.29%)
  Indian (12.87%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Alor Gajah constituency has a total of 41 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Rembia(N06) Pekan Alor Gajah 135/06/01 SK Alor Gajah 1
Kelemak 135/06/02 SK Dato'Naning
Jelatang 135/06/03 Kolej Vokesional Datuk Seri Mohd Zin
Kampung Tebat 135/06/04 SMK Dato' Dol Said
Sungai Petai 135/06/05 SK Sungai Petai
Pekan Rembia 135/06/06 SJK (C) Kiow Min
Jeram 135/06/07 SK Rembia
Gadek (N07) Bukit Sebang 135/07/01 SMK Pulau Sebang
Pekan Pulau Sebang 135/07/02 SMK Sultan Mansor Shah
Kuala Ina 135/07/03 SJK (T) Pulau Sebang
Arongan 135/07/04 SK Pulau Sebang
Tanjung Rimau 135/07/05 SRA (JAIM) Padang Sebang
Padang Sebang 135/07/06 SK Padang Sebang
Paya Datuk 135/07/07 SRA (JAIM) Paya Datok
Pegoh 135/07/08 SK Pegoh
Ganun 135/07/09 SK Ganun
Pekan Gadek 135/07/10 SJK (C) Peng Min
Machap Jaya (N08) Tebong 135/08/01 SJK (T) Pekan Tebong
FELDA Hutan Percha 135/08/02 SK Hutan Percha
Kemuning 135/08/03 SK Kemuning
Solok Mengong 135/08/04 SK Menggong
Machap Baru 135/08/05 SJK (C) Machap Baru
Ayer Pasir 135/08/06 SRA (JAIM) Kampung Ayer Pasir Machap
Machap Umbor 135/08/07 SJK (C) Machap Umboo
Melaka Pindah 135/08/08 SK Melaka Pindah
Durian Tunggal (N09) Parit Melana 135/09/01 SK Parit Melana
Belimbing Dalam 135/09/02 SK Belimbing Dalam
Bukit Tambun 135/09/03 SK Durian Tungal
Pekan Durian Tungal 135/09/04 SMK Durian Tungal
Gangsa 135/09/05 SK Gangsa
Asahan (N10) Simpang Tebong 135/10/01 SJK (C) On Lok
Pekan Selandar 135/10/02 SJK (C) Chiao Chee
Bukit Sedanan 135/10/03 SK Seri Machap Bukit Sedanan
Batang Melaka 135/10/04 SK Batang Melaka
Jus 135/10/05 SK Jus
Bukit Senggeh 135/10/06 SK Bukit Senggeh
Pekan Nyalas 135/10/07 SK Nyalas
FELDA Bukit Senggeh 135/10/08 SK (FELDA) Bukit Senggeh
Pondok Batang 135/10/09 SK Masjid Baru
Ladang Bukit Asahan 135/10/10 SJK (T) Ladang Bukit Asahan
Pekan Asahan 135/10/11 SK Asahan


Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Alor Gajah
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Malacca Utara
4th 1974-1978 Abdul Ghafar Baba BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982 Abdul Rahim Thamby Chik
6th 1982-1986 Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Ibrahim Jendol
9th 1995-1999 Abu Seman Yusop
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008¹ Fong Chan Onn (冯镇安) BN (MCA)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Koh Nai Kwong (古乃光)
14th 2018-2020 Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof PH (BERSATU)
2020-present PN (BERSATU)

Note: 1Noted that in 2004 redelineation exercise this Alor Gajah constituency is now shifted east to Alor Gajah city centre from former Selandar constituency, not Masjid Tanah which now renamed as Masjid Tanah.

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Alor Gajah Asahan
Durian Tunggal
Gadek
Kelemak
Kuala Linggi
Machap Machap
Machap Jaya
Masjid Tanah
Melekek
Ramuan China
Rembia
Sungai Bahru
Sungai Udang
Sungei Bahru
Taboh Naning

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N6 Rembia Muhammad Jailani Khamis BN (UMNO)
N7 Gadek Saminathan Ganesan PH (DAP)
N8 Machap Jaya Ginie Lim Siew Lin PH (PKR)
N9 Durian Tunggal Mohd Sofi Abdul Wahab PH (AMANAH)
N10 Asahan Abdul Ghafar Atan BN (UMNO)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof 29,330 50.73 +50.73
BN Wong Nai Chee 22,350 38.66 - 22.16
PAS Mohammad Nazree Mohammad Aris 6,135 10.61 + 10.61
Total valid votes 57,815 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,007
Unreturned ballots 178
Turnout 59,000 83.85
Registered electors 70,364
Majority 6,980 12.07
PH gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Malacca [P.U. (B) 243/2018]" (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 Malacca [P.U. (B) 317/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Koh Nai Kwong 32,594 60.82 - 5.36
DAP Damian Yeo Shen Li 20,997 39.18 + 5.36
Total valid votes 53,591 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,437
Unreturned ballots 103
Turnout 55,131 86.70
Registered electors 63,591
Majority 11,597
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fong Chan Onn 26,354 66.18 - 14.05
DAP Tan Lay Siang 13,470 33.82 + 14.05
Total valid votes 39,824 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,953
Unreturned ballots 77
Turnout 41,854 77.37
Registered electors 54,097
Majority 12,884
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Fong Chan Onn 29,920 80.23 + 13.52
DAP Goh Leong San 7,372 19.77 + 19.77
Total valid votes 37,292 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,941
Unreturned ballots 110
Turnout 39,343 76.26
Registered electors
Majority 22,548
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abu Seman Yusop 24,615 66.71 - 19.97
PAS Ab. Ghani Ab. Rahman 12,283 33.29 + 19.97
Total valid votes 36,898 100.00
Total rejected ballots 961
Unreturned ballots 3,996
Turnout 41,855 81.58
Registered electors
Majority 12,332
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abu Seman Yusop 29,652 86.68 + 1.44
PAS Omar Baba 4,556 13.32 - 1.44
Total valid votes 34,208 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,503
Unreturned ballots 1,239
Turnout 36,950 79.70
Registered electors
Majority 25,096
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ibrahim Jendol 23,201 85.24 + 1.78
PAS Moktar Ibrahim 4,019 14.76 - 1.78
Total valid votes 27,220 100.00
Total rejected ballots 771
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,991 77.25
Registered electors
Majority 19,182
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam 19,770 83.46
PAS Ab Rahman Hasan 3,918 16.54
Total valid votes 23,688 100.00
Total rejected ballots 758
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,446 69.91
Registered electors 34,966
Majority 15,852
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam 25,342 72.50
DAP Lim Swee 5,274 15.09
PAS Abdul Rahman Hassan 4,340 12.42
Total valid votes 34,956 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,114
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,070 74.47
Registered electors 48,437
Majority 20,068
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Rahim Thamby Chik 22,745 76.79
PAS Yaakop Abdul Hassan 6,876 23.21
Total valid votes 29,621 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 41,663
Majority 15,869
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ghafar Baba 20,890 78.89
PEKEMAS Abdul Ghani Long 5,591 21.11
Total valid votes 26,481 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,663
Majority 15,299
This was a new constituency created.

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