Batu Pahat (federal constituency)

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Batu Pahat
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohd Rashid Hasnon
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]98,543

Batu Pahat is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Parit Bilal, Linau, Bakau Chondong, Bukit Pasir, Bakau Chondong Barat, Kampong Kenangan Dato' Onn, Gunong Soga, Kampong Merdeka Timor, Kampong Merdeka Barat, Jalan Zabedah Barat, Jalan Abu Bakar, Jalan Zabedah Timor, Simpang Rantai, Bentara Luar, Bukit Bendera, Taman Soga, Kampung Istana, Taman Murni, Minyak Beku, Petani Kechik, Banang, Sungai Ayam, Sungai Suloh, Koris, Parit Tariman, Parit Kadir, Parit Kemang, Sungai Lurus, Bandar Senggarang Barat, Bandar Senggarang Timor, Senggarang, Kampong Bahru, Taman Senggarang, Rejo Sari, Perpat, Sri Ladang, Sri Merlong, Belahan Tampok, Sungai Merlong, Sungai Kluang, Bandar Rengit Selatan, Bandar Rengit Utara, Rengit, Punggor.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Parit Bilal, Linau, Bakau Chondong, Bukit Pasir, Bakau Chondong Barat, Kampong Kenangan Dato' Onn, Gunong Soga, Kampong Merdeka Timor, Kampong Merdeka Barat, Jalan Zabedah Barat, Jalan Abu Bakar, Jalan Zabedah Timor, Simpang Rantai, Bentara Luar, Bukit Bendera, Taman Soga, Kampung Istana, Taman Murni, Minyak Beku, Petani Kechik, Banang, Sungai Ayam, Sungai Suloh, Koris, Parit Tariman, Parit Kadir, Parit Kemang, Sungai Lurus, Bandar Senggarang Barat, Bandar Senggarang Timor, Senggarang, Kampong Bahru, Taman Senggarang, Rejo Sari, Perpat, Sri Ladang, Sri Merlong, Belahan Tampok, Sungai Merlong, Sungai Kluang, Bandar Rengit Selatan, Bandar Rengit Utara, Rengit, Punggor.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Batu Pahat
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Kang Kok Seng Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Kang Kok Seng Alliance
2nd 1964-1969 Soh Ah Teck
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[3][4]
3rd 1971-1973 Soh Ah Teck Alliance
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978 Abdul Jalal Abu Bakar
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Daud Taha
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Mansor Masikon
10th 1999-2004 Siam Kasrin
11th 2004-2008 Junaidy Abdul Wahab
12th 2008-2013 Mohd Puad Zarkashi
13th 2013-2018 Mohd Idris Jusi PKR
14th 2018-present Mohd Rashid Hasnon PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mohd Rashid Hasnon 45,929 55.92 + 4.91
BN Haliza Abdullah 28,035 34.13 - 15.86
PAS Mahfodz Mohamed 8,173 9.95 + 9.95
Total valid votes 82,137 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,097
Unreturned ballots 340
Turnout 83,574 84.81
Registered electors 98,543
Majority 17,894 21.79
PH gain from PKR 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
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Mohd Idris Jusi 38,563 51.01 + 13.43
BN Mohd Puad Zarkashi 37,039 48.99 - 13.43
Total valid votes 75,602 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,445
Unreturned ballots 155
Turnout 77,202 87.46
Registered electors 88,272
Majority 1,524
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd Puad Zarkashi 32,593 62.42 - 17.36
PKR Muhammad Abdullah 19,625 37.58 + 37.58
Total valid votes 52,218 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,758
Unreturned ballots 127
Turnout 54,103 77.21
Registered electors 70,069
Majority 12,968
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Junaidy Abdul Wahab 38,982 79.78 + 10.77
PAS Mohamed Hanipa Maidin 9,880 20.22 - 10.77
Total valid votes 48,862 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,372
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 50,234 73.43
Registered electors
Majority 29,102
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Siam Kasrin 31,674 69.01 - 10.35
PAS Mohd Ramli Md Kari 14,226 30.99 + 30.99
Total valid votes 45,900 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,197
Unreturned ballots 79
Turnout 47,176 73.65
Registered electors
Majority 17,448
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mansor Masikon 33,780 79.36 + 20.55
S46 Abdullah @ Ali Siran 8,787 20.64 - 20.55
Total valid votes 42,567 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,395
Unreturned ballots 136
Turnout 45,098 72.67
Registered electors
Majority 24,993
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Daud Taha 24,922 58.81 - 9.00
S46 Sh. Rokiah Sh. Cantik 17,457 41.19 + 41.19
Total valid votes 42,379 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,764
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 44,143 73.77
Registered electors
Majority 7,465
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Daud Taha 23,384 67.81
SDP Tan Lem Huat 7,830 22.71
PAS Ungku Mohd Noor Ungku Mahmood 3,269 9.48
Total valid votes 34,483 100.00
Total rejected ballots 4,534
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,017 70.40
Registered electors 55,418
Majority 15,554
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Daud Taha 30,220 88.03
PAS Ibrahim Tahir 4,111 11.97
Total valid votes 34,331 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,830
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,161 74.48
Registered electors 48,552
Majority 26,109
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Abdul Jalal Abu Bakar won uncontested.
BN Abdul Jalal Abu Bakar
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Jalal Abu Bakar 15,139 61.75
Independent Mohamed Kassim 5,768 23.53
DAP Ho Lai Chon 3,611 14.73
Total valid votes 24,518 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,003
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,521 73.22
Registered electors 34,853
Majority 9,371
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Soh Ah Teck won uncontested.
Alliance Soh Ah Teck
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 27,010
Majority
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Soh Ah Teck 12,505 60.78
Socialist Front Ng Jin Lam 5,647 27.45
UDP Tan Seow Kiew 2,422 11.77
Total valid votes 20,574 100.00
Total rejected ballots 450
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 21,024 82.91
Registered electors 25,358
Majority 6,858
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Kang Kok Seng 10,261 67.96
Independent Koh Kim Boon 3,958 26.21
Independent Abdullah Othman 880 5.83
Total valid votes 15,099 100.00
Total rejected ballots 108
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,207 72.11
Registered electors 21,090
Majority 6,303
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  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.
  3. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
  4. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-14.