Jasin (federal constituency)

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Jasin
Malacca constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ahmad Hamzah
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]73,432

Jasin is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Pondok Kempas, Ayer Kangkong, Kesang Tua, Ayer Barok, Taman Maju, Seri Bemban, Tehel, Kesang Jaya, Ayer Panas, Kemendor, Kelubi, Seri Kesang, Ladang Diamond, Simpang Bekoh, Chohong, Bukit Katong, Simpang Kerayong, Kg Rim, Bukit Tembakau, Umbai, Serkam Darat, Pulai, Serkam Pantai, Tedong, Sempang, Anjung Batu, Ayer Merbau, Chinchin, Jasin Lalang, Merlimau Utara, Merlimau Pasir, Permatang Serai, Pengkalan Samak, Seri Mendapat, Batu Gajah, Parit Putat, Parit Perawas, Sebatu.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pondok Kempas, Ayer Kangkong, Kesang Tua, Ayer Barok, Taman Maju, Seri Bemban, Tehel, Kesang Jaya, Ayer Panas, Kemendor, Kelubi, Seri Kesang, Ladang Diamond, Simpang Bekoh, Chohong, Bukit Katong, Simpang Kerayong, Kg Rim, Bukit Tembakau, Umbai, Serkam Darat, Pulai, Serkam Pantai, Tedong, Sempang, Anjung Batu, Ayer Merbau, Chinchin, Jasin Lalang, Merlimau Utara, Merlimau Pasir, Permatang Serai, Pengkalan Samak, Seri Mendapat, Batu Gajah, Parit Putat, Parit Perawas, Sebatu.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Jasin
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Ahmad Ithnin BN
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

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 + 3.21
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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