Kota Tinggi (federal constituency)

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Kota Tinggi (P156)
Johor constituency
DUN Johor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]46,677
Area (km²)[2]1,446

Kota Tinggi is a federal constituency in Kota Tinggi District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Kota Tinggi's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (88.36%)
  Chinese (9.28%)
  Indian (1.85%)
  Other ethnicities (0.51%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Kota Tinggi constituency has a total of 30 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Sedili(N36) Sungai Ara 156/36/01 SK FELCRA Sungai Ara
Tunjuk Laut 156/36/02 SK Tunjuk Laut
Tenggaroh Selatan 156/36/03 SK LKTP Tenggaroh Selatan
Sedili Pantai 156/36/04 SK Seri Setia Jaya
Sedili Besar 156/36/05 SK Sedili Besar
Sedili Tengah 156/36/06 SK Gemut
Sedili Darat 156/36/07 Dewan Seberguna Kg. Gemut
Mawai 156/36/08 SK Mawai
Aping Barat 156/36/09 SK Seri Aman
Aping Timor 156/36/10 SK Bukit Mahkota
Sedili Kechil 156/36/11 SK Sedili Kechil
Bukit Easter 156/36/12 SMK Bandar Easter
Wah Hah I 156/36/13 SK Bandar Easter
Wah Hah II 156/36/14 SK (FELDA) Bukit Waha
Johor Lama(N37) Lok Heng Barat 156/37/01 SK (FELDA) Lok Heng
Lok Heng Timor 156/37/02 SK (FELDA) Lok Heng Selatan
Lok Heng Selatan 156/37/03 SA Al-Anysar FELDA Lok Heng Selatan
Kota Kechil Timor 156/37/04 SJK (C) New Kota
Kota Kechil Barat 156/37/05 SK Laksamana
Bukit Kerajaan 156/37/06 SRA Bersepadu Kota Tinggi
Jalan Mawai 156/37/07 SK Datuk Usman Awang
Tembioh 156/37/08 Balai Raya Kampung Tembioh
Kampong Makam 156/37/09 Dewan Raya Kampung Makam
FELDA Pasak 156/37/10 SK Tun Dr Syed Nasir
Air Tawar 3 156/37/11 SK Muzaffar Shah
Air Tawar 2 156/37/12 SMK Air Tawar
Panchor 156/37/13 SK Panchor
Johor Lama 156/37/14 SK Johor Kampong
Pekan Telok Sengat 156/37/15 SJK (C) Nan Ya
Telok Sengat 156/37/16 SK Telok Sengat

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Tinggi
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Panti
7th 1986-1990 Musa Hitam BN (UMNO)
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

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kota Tinggi Johor Lama
Pengerang
Sedili

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N36 Sedili Rasman Ithnain PN (BERSATU)
N37 Johor Lama Rosleli Jahari

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N36 Sedili
  • Pengerang Municipal Council
  • Kota Tinggi District Council
N37 Johor Lama
  • Pengerang Municipal Council
  • Kota Tinggi District Council

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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
PKR 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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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