Jasin (federal constituency)

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Jasin (P139)
Malacca constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ahmad Hamzah
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]74,492
Area (km²)[2]479

Jasin is a federal constituency in 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 Jasin's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (73.5%)
  Chinese (16.17%)
  Indian (9.77%)
  Other ethnicities (0.52%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Jasin constituency has a total of 38 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Bemban(N24) Pondok Kempas 139/24/01 Balai Raya Desa Kesang
Kampung Tebat 139/24/02 SRA (JAIM) FELDA Tun Ghaffar Ayer Kangkong
Kesang Tua 139/24/03 SK Kesang Tua
Kesang Jaya 139/24/04 SRA (JAIM) Kesang Tua
Ayer Barok 139/24/05 SK Ayer Barok
Taman Maju 139/24/06 SMK Tan Sri Haji Abdul Aziz Tapa
Ayer Panas 139/24/07 SMK Seri Bemban
Seri Bemban 139/24/08 SK Seri Bemban
Tehel 139/24/09 SK Tehel
Rim (N25) Kemendor 139/25/01 SK Kemendor
Seri Kesang 139/25/02 Balai Raya Seri Kesang
Kelubi 139/25/03 SK Sri Lanang
Kg Rim 139/25/04 SMK Iskandar Shah
Bukit Katong 139/25/05 SJK (C) Pay Chuin
Padang Sebang 139/25/06 SJK (T) Ladang Diamond Jubile
Simpang Bekoh 1339/25/07 SMK Simpang Bekoh
Chohong 139/25/08 SK Chohong
Chinchin 139/25/09 SK Chinchin
Simpang Kerayong 139/25/10 SJK (C) Peng Min
Serkam (N26) Bukit Tembakau 139/26/01 MRSM Tun Ghafar Baba
Umbai 139/26/02 SK Datuk Haji Baginda
Anjung Batu 139/26/03 SJK (C) Kuang Hwa
Serkam Darat 139/26/04 SM Arab Assaiyidah Khadijah
Pulai 139/26/05 SK Pulai
Serkam Pantai 139/26/06 SK Serkam
Tedong 139/26/07 SK Tedong
Merlimau (N27) Ayer Merbau 139/27/01 SJK (C) Jasin Lalang
Jasin Lalang 133/27/02 SRA (JAIM) Kampung Ayer Merbau
Merlimau Utara 139/27/03 SK Merlimau 2
Merlimau Pasir 139/27/04 SK Merlimau 1
Sempang 139/27/05 SK Sempang
Pengkalan Samak 139/27/06 SJK (C) Merlimau
Permatang Serai 139/27/07 SK Merlimau
Sungai Rambai (N28) Seri Mendapat 139/28/01 SK Seri Mendapat
Batu Gajah 139/28/02 SK Batu Gajah
Sebatu 139/28/03 SK Sebatu
Parit Putat 139/28/04 SMK Sungai Rambai
Parit Perawas 139/28/05 SK Parit Penghulu

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Jasin
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Malacca Selatan
4th 1974-1978 Ahmad Ithnin BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982 Abdul Ghafar Baba
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Abu Zahar Ithnin
11th 2004-2008 Mohammad Said Yusof
12th 2008-2013 Ahmad Hamzah
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Jasin Ayer Panas
Batang Melaka
Bemban
Merlimau
Nyalas
Rim
Serkam
Sungai Rambai
Sungei Rambai

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N24 Bemban Wong Fort Pin PH (DAP)
N25 Rim Ghazale Muhamad BN (UMNO)
N26 Serkam Zaidi Attan
N27 Merlimau Roslan Ahmad
N28 Sungai Rambai Hasan Abd Rahman

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Hamzah 26,560 43.00 - 17.56
PH Khairuddin Abu Hassan 26,341 42.65 +42.65
PAS Abd Alim Shapie 8,860 14.35 + 14.35
Total valid votes 61,761 100.00
Total rejected ballots 912
Unreturned ballots 239
Turnout 62,912 85.67
Registered electors 64,455
Majority 219 0.35
BN hold 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. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Hamzah 33,736 60.56 - 4.08
PKR Rahmat Yusof 21,973 39.44 + 4.08
Total valid votes 55,709 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,001
Unreturned ballots 146
Turnout 56,856 88.21
Registered electors 73,432
Majority 11,763
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Hamzah 28,101 64.64 - 11.34
PKR Zulkefly Othman 15,373 35.36 + 35.36
Total valid votes 43,474 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,094
Unreturned ballots 86
Turnout 44,654 79.57
Registered electors 56,121
Majority 12,728
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohammad Said Yusof 31,198 75.98 + 11.37
PAS Jasme Tompang 9,864 24.02 - 11.37
Total valid votes 41,062 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,249
Unreturned ballots 95
Turnout 42,406 79.68
Registered electors
Majority 21,334
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abu Zahar Ithnin 23,638 64.61 - 13.58
PAS Mujahid Yusof 12,947 35.39 + 20.61
Total valid votes 36,585 100.00
Total rejected ballots 810
Unreturned ballots 72
Turnout 37,467 77.78
Registered electors
Majority 10,691
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ghafar Baba 25,693 78.19 + 5.73
PAS Ahmad Dali Abu Hassan 4,856 14.78 + 14.78
S46 Tawab Katab 2,310 7.03 - 20.51
Total valid votes 32,859 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,253
Unreturned ballots 69
Turnout 34,181 75.80
Registered electors
Majority 20,837
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ghafar Baba 22,826 72.46 - 3.89
S46 Aris Konil 8,674 27.54 + 27.54
Total valid votes 31,500 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,019
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,519 77.93
Registered electors
Majority 14,152
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ghafar Baba 20,772 76.35
PAS Rahimin Bani 6,436 23.65
Total valid votes 27,208 100.00
Total rejected ballots 992
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,200 71.21
Registered electors 39,600
Majority 14,336
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ghafar Baba 27,542 81.07
PAS Salleh Ayob 6,432 18.93
Total valid votes 33,974 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,683
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 35,657 76.54
Registered electors 46,588
Majority 21,110
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ghafar Baba
DAP Abdul Karim Abu
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 40,092
Majority 12,067
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ahmad Ithnin 18,621 74.96
PEKEMAS Abdul Karim Abu 6,221 25.04
Total valid votes 24,842 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 33,591
Majority 12,400
This was a new constituency created.

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