Cameron Highlands (federal constituency)

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Cameron Highlands
Pahang constituency
P078 Cameron Highlands in Pahang.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ramli Mohd Nor
BN
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
Demographics
Electors (2019)32,009

Cameron Highlands is a federal constituency in Pahang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 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 Ladang Sungai Palas, Kampung Raja, Ladang Blue Valley, Pos Terisu, Kuala Terla, Teringkap, Pos Telanuk, Kea Farm, Ladang Boh 2, Berinchang, Tanah Rata, Habu, Bandar Ringlet, Ladang Boh 1, Lembah Bertam, Pos Mensun, Pos Lemoi, Pos Lanai, Pos Lenjang, Pos Titum, Pos Sinderut, Pos Betau, Kuala Medang, FELDA Sungai Koyan Dua & Tiga, FELDA Sungai Koyan Satu, Lubuk Kulit, Kampung Keledek, Tanjung Gahai, Bukit Kota.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pos Terisu, Pos Telanuk, Pos Lemoi, Pos Mensun, Lembah Bertam, Bandar Ringlet, Habu, Ladang Boh 1, Ladang Boh 2, Kea Farm, Tanah Rata, Berinchang, Ladang Sungai Palas, Ladang Blue Valley, Kampung Raja, Kuala Terla, Teringkap, Pos Lanai, Kuala Medang, Tanjung Gahai, Bukit Kota, Kampung Keledek, Lubuk Kulit, FELDA Sungai Koyan Satu, FELDA Sungai Koyan Dua & Tiga, Pos Betau, Pos Sinderut, Pos Lenjang, Pos Titum.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Cameron Highlands
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Lipis
11th 2004-2008 Devamany S. Krishnasamy BN (MIC)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2014 Palanivel Govindasamy
2014–2018 IND
14th 2018 Sivarraajh Chandran BN (MIC)[2]
2019–present Ramli Mohd Nor BN (Direct Member)[3]

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general by-election, 26 January 2019
Upon the disqualification of incumbent, Sivarraajh Chandran
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ramli Mohd Nor 12,038 56.18 Increase 13.88
PH Manogaran Marimuthu 8,800 41.07 Increase 1.22
Independent Sallehudin Ab Talib 314 1.47 N/A
Independent Wong Seng Yee 276 1.29 N/A
Total valid votes 21,428 100.00
Total rejected ballots 568
Unreturned ballots 23
Turnout 22,019 68.79
Registered electors 32,009
Majority 3,238 15.11
BN hold Swing Increase 6.33
Source(s)
"Official: BN retains Cameron, Ramli to be first Orang Asli MP". 26 Jan 2019.
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sivarraajh Chandran 10,307 42.30 Decrease 5.74
PH Manogaran Marimuthu 9,710 39.85 Increase 39.85
PAS Wan Mahadir Wan Mahmud 3,587 14.72 N/A
PSM Suresh Kumar Balasubramaniam 680 2.79 N/A
Berjasa Mohd Tahir Kassim 81 0.33 Decrease 3.84
Total valid votes 24,365 100.00
Total rejected ballots 790
Unreturned ballots 171
Turnout 25,326 79.03
Registered electors 32,048
Majority 597 2.45
BN hold Swing Increase 0.17
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Palanivel Govindasamy 10,506 48.04 Decrease 12.21
DAP Manogaran Marimuthu 10,044 45.92 Increase 6.17
Berjasa Mohd Shokri Mahmood 912 4.17 N/A
Independent Alagu Thangarajoo 308 1.41 N/A
Independent Kisho Kumar Kathirveloo 101 0.46 N/A
Total valid votes 21,871 100.00
Total rejected ballots 877
Unreturned ballots 6
Turnout 22,754 81.32
Registered electors 27,980
Majority 462 2.12
BN hold Swing Decrease 9.19
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Devamany S. Krishnasamy 9,164 60.25 Decrease 11.80
DAP Apalasamy Jataliah 6,047 39.75 Increase 11.80
Total valid votes 15,211 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,186
Unreturned ballots 59
Turnout 16,456 70.14
Registered electors 23,461
Majority 3,117 20.50
BN hold Swing Decrease 11.80
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Devamany S. Krishnasamy 10,226 72.05
DAP Apalasamy Jataliah 3,966 27.95
Total valid votes 14,192 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,010
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,202 65.92
Registered electors 23,061
Majority 6,260 44.10
This was a new constituency created.

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