Kota Tinggi (federal constituency)

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Kota Tinggi
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Halimah Mohd Sadique
BN
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]46,677

Kota Tinggi is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Sungai Ara, Tunjuk Laut, Tenggaroh Selatan, Sedili Pantai, Sedili Besar, Sedili Tengah, Sedili Darat, Mawai, Aping Barat, Aping Timor, Sedili Kechil, Bukit Easter, Wah Hah I, Lok Heng Barat, Wah Hah II, Lok Heng Timur, Lok Heng Selatan, Kota Kechil Timor, Kota Kechil Barat, Bukit Kerajaan, Jalan Mawai, Tembioh, Kampong Makam, FELDA Pasak, Air Tawar 3, Air Tawar 2, Panchor, Johor Lama, Pekan Telok Sengat, Telok Sengat.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sungai Ara, Tunjuk Laut, Tenggaroh Selatan, Sedili Pantai, Sedili Besar, Sedili Tengah, Sedili Darat, Mawai, Aping Barat, Aping Timor, Sedili Kechil, Bukit Easter, Wah Hah I, Lok Heng Barat, Wah Hah II, Lok Heng Timur, Lok Heng Selatan, Kota Kechil Timor, Kota Kechil Barat, Bukit Kerajaan, Jalan Mawai, Tembioh, Kampong Makam, FELDA Pasak, Air Tawar 3, Air Tawar 2, Panchor, Johor Lama, Pekan Telok Sengat, Telok Sengat.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Tinggi
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1990 Musa Hitam BN
8th 1990-1995 Syed Hamid Albar
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Noor Ehsanuddin Mohd Harun Narrashid
14th 2018-present Halimah Mohd Sadique

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Halimah Mohd Sadique 26,407 69.14 - 14.83
PH Azlinda Abdul Latif 11,786 30.86 + 30.86
Total valid votes 38,193 100.00
Total rejected ballots 802
Unreturned ballots 423
Turnout 39,418 84.45
Registered electors 46,677
Majority 14,621 38.28
BN hold 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 % ∆%
BN Noor Ehsanuddin Mohd Harun Narrashid 30,373 83.97 - 1.94
PAS Onn Jaafar 5,799 16.03 + 1.94
Total valid votes 36,172 100.00
Total rejected ballots 696
Unreturned ballots 75
Turnout 36,943 88.18
Registered electors 41,894
Majority 24,574 67.94
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Hamid Albar 22,682 85.91 + 85.91
PAS Onn Jaafar 3,721 14.09 + 14.09
Total valid votes 26,403 100.00
Total rejected ballots 653
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 27,109 79.29
Registered electors 34,190
Majority 18,961
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Syed Hamid Albar won uncontested.
BN Syed Hamid Albar
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Hamid Albar 37,906 86.84 - 5.60
KEADILAN Rosdin Abdul Rahman Mahmud 5,745 13.16 + 13.16
Total valid votes 43,651 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,187
Unreturned ballots 156
Turnout 44,994 78.15
Registered electors
Majority 32,161
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Hamid Albar 36,776 92.44 + 13.87
PAS Mohamed Hanipa Maidin 3,007 7.56 + 7.56
Total valid votes 39,783 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,733
Unreturned ballots 61
Turnout 41,577 78.83
Registered electors
Majority 33,769
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Syed Hamid Albar 36,504 78.57 - 12.66
S46 Ma'on Omar 9,956 21.43 + 21.43
Total valid votes 46,460 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,613
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 48,073 79.42
Registered electors
Majority 26,548
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Musa Hitam 33,891 91.23
PAS Harun Embong 3,258 8.77
Total valid votes 37,149 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,307
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,456 76.54
Registered electors 50,240
Majority 30,633
This was a new constituency created.

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