Labis (federal constituency)

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Labis (P142)
Johor constituency
Districts and PBT of Johor.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Pang Hok Liong
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]40,356
Area (km²)[2]1,374

Labis is a federal constituency in Segamat District, Johor, 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 Labis's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (44.94%)
  Malay (37.98%)
  Indian (14.68%)
  Other ethnicities (2.4%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Labis constituency has a total of 34 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Tenang(N05) Kampong Redong 142/05/01 SK Kampung Tenang
Pekan Ayer Panas 142/05/02 SK Pekan Air Panas
Ladang Labis Utara 142/05/03 Dewan Masyarakat Ladang North Labis
Bandar Labis Timor 142/05/04 Dewan Serbaguna Kampung Paya Merah
Bandar Labis Tengah 142/05/05 SMK Kamarul Ariffin
Labis 142/05/06 Dewan Bola Keranjang JKKK Labis
FELDA Tenang 142/05/07 SK LKTP Tenang
Sawah Bahru 142/05/08 SK Sawah Bahru
Tenang Station 142/05/09 SMK Tenang Station
Ladang Bukit Dato 142/05/10 SJK (T) Ladang Voules
Chemplak Barat 142/05/11 Sekolah Agama LKTP Chempelak Barat
Chemplak 142/05/12 SK LKTP Chemplak
Bekok(N06) Bandar Labis Selatan 142/06/01 SK Labis
Bandar Labis Barat 142/06/02 SMK Munshi Ibrahim
Sungai Karas 142/06/03 SJK (C) Sungai Karas
Kampong Panchajaya 142/06/04 Balai Raya Kampung Panchajaya
Kampong Kudong 142/06/05 SK Kampung Kudong
Ladang Kempas 142/06/06 Pusat Jagaan Kanak-Kanak Ladang Gunung Mas (Div)
Kampong Bahru Bekok Barat 142/06/07 SMK Bekok
Kampong Bahru Bekok Tengah 142/06/08 SJK (C) Bekok
Kampong Bahru Bekok Timor 142/06/09 SK Seri Bekok
Bandar Bekok 142/06/10 SJK (T) Bekok
Ladang Getah Eldred Bekok 142/06/11 Dewan Orang Ramai Ladang Eldred
Johor Labis 'A' 142/06/12 Balai Raya Claire 1 Ladang Claire Chaah
Chaah Barat 142/06/13 SMK Chaah
Bandar Chaah Utara 142/06/14 Dewan Serbaguna Chaah
Bandar Chaah Tengah 142/06/15 SJK (C) Chaah
Bandar Chaah Selatan 142/06/16 Sekolah Agama Chaah
Kampong Jawa Chaah 142/06/17 SK Seri Bali
Chaah Timor 142/06/18 SJK (T) Cantuman Chaah
Chan Wing 142/06/19 Dewan Orang Ramai Ladang Gunung Mas
Ladang Gerchang 142/06/20 Balai Raya Ladang Sungai Gerchang Bahagian 2
Desa Temu Jodoh 142/06/21 SK Desa Temu Jodoh
Perling 142/06/22 SK Seri Labis

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Labis
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Segamat Utara
4th 1974-1978 Musa Hitam BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Bahari Haron
7th 1986-1990¹ Ling Liong Sik (林良实) BN (MCA)
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Chua Soi Lek (蔡细历)
2008 Vacant[5] VAC
12th 2008-2013 Chua Tee Yong (蔡智勇) BN (MCA)
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Pang Hok Liong (彭学良) PH (DAP)

Note: 1Noted that in 1984 redelineation exercise this Labis constituency is now shifted south to Labis city centre from former Segamat constituency, not Segamat, Johor in Segamat District where now renamed as Segamat.

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Labis Ayer Panas
Bekok
Buloh Kasap
Tenang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N5 Tenang Mohd Solihan Badri PN (BERSATU)
N6 Bekok Ramakrishnan Suppiah PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Pang Hok Liong 16,709 52.17 +52.17
BN Chua Tee Yong 13,301 41.53 -9.03
PAS Sarchu Sawal 2,020 6.30 +6.30
Total valid votes 32,030 100.00
Total rejected ballots 485
Unreturned ballots 78
Turnout 32,593 80.76
Registered electors 40,356
Majority 3,408 10.64
PH gain from BN Swing +5.88
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 Chua Tee Yong 15,821 50.56 -8.25
DAP Ramakrishnan Suppiah 15,468 49.44 +8.25
Total valid votes 31,289 100.00
Total rejected ballots 689
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 32,027 84.92
Registered electors 37,714
Majority 353 1.12
BN hold Swing -8.25
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chua Tee Yong 13,658 58.81 -15.34
DAP Teo Eng Ching 9,564 41.19 +15.34
Total valid votes 23,222 100.00
Total rejected ballots 816
Unreturned ballots 42
Turnout 24,080 71.95
Registered electors 33,468
Majority 4,094 17.62
BN hold Swing -15.34


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chua Soi Lek @ Chua Kin Seng 16,469 74.15 +3.62
DAP Tee Gey Yan 5,740 25.85 -3.62
Total valid votes 22,209 100.00
Total rejected ballots 839
Unreturned ballots 25
Turnout 23,073 70.95
Registered electors 32,520
Majority 10,729 48.30
BN hold Swing +3.62


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik 23,709 70.53 -2.04
DAP Ahmad Ton 9,908 29.47 +2.04
Total valid votes 33,617 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,075
Unreturned ballots 83
Turnout 34,775 71.44
Registered electors 48,677
Majority 13,801 41.06
BN hold Swing -2.04


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik 24,185 72.57 +13.92
DAP Ahmad Ton 9,140 27.43 -13.92
Total valid votes 33,325 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,322
Unreturned ballots 46
Turnout 34,693 73.17
Registered electors 47,414
Majority 15,045 45.14
BN hold Swing +13.92


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik 17,710 58.65 -9.31
DAP Ahmad Ton 12,485 41.35 +9.31
Total valid votes 30,195 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,097
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,292 74.06
Registered electors 42,252
Majority 5,225 17.30
BN hold Swing -9.31


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik 18,182 67.96 N/A
DAP Tan Tien Lim 8,571 32.04 +32.04
Total valid votes 26,753 100.00
Total rejected ballots 897
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,650 72.26
Registered electors 38,264
Majority 9,611 35.92
BN hold Swing N/A


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Bahari Haron won uncontested.
BN Bahari Haron
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 36,950
Majority
BN hold Swing N/A


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Musa Hitam 19,576 88.04 N/A
PAS Jamal Ahmad 2,659 11.96 +11.96
Total valid votes 22,235 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 30,305
Majority 16,917
BN hold Swing N/A


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
On the nomination day, Musa Hitam won uncontested.
BN Musa Hitam
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 24,607
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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