Labis (federal constituency)

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Labis
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Pang Hok Liong
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]40,356

Labis is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Redong, Pekan Ayer Panas, Ladang Labis Utara, Bandar Labis Timor, Bandar Labis Tengah, Labis, FELDA Tenang, Sawah Bahru, Tenang Station, Ladang Bukit Dato, Chemplak Barat, Chemplak, Bandar Labis Selatan, Bandar Labis Barat, Sungai Karas, Kampong Panchajaya, Kampong Kudong, Ladang Kempas, Kampong Bahru Bekok Barat, Kampong Bahru Bekok Tengah, Kampong Bahru Bekok Timor, Bandar Bekok, Ladang Getah Eldred Bekok, Johor Labis 'A', Chaah Barat, Bandar Chaah Utara, Bandar Chaah Tengah, Bandar Chaah Selatan, Kampong Jawa Chaah, Chaah Timor, Chan Wing, Ladang Gerchang, Desa Temu Jodoh, Perling.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Redong, Pekan Ayer Panas, Ladang Labis Utara, Bandar Labis Timor, Bandar Labis Tengah, Labis, FELDA Tenang, Sawah Bahru, Tenang Station, Ladang Bukit Dato, Chemplak Barat, Chemplak, Bandar Labis Selatan, Bandar Labis Barat, Sungai Karas, Kampong Panchajaya, Kampong Kudong, Ladang Kempas, Kampong Bahru Bekok Barat, Kampong Bahru Bekok Tengah, Kampong Bahru Bekok Timor, Bandar Bekok, Ladang Getah Eldred Bekok, Johor Labis 'A', Chaah Barat, Bandar Chaah Utara, Bandar Chaah Tengah, Bandar Chaah Selatan, Kampung Jawa Chaah, Chaah Timor, Chan Wing, Ladang Gerchang, Desa Temu Jodoh, Perling.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Labis
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Musa Hitam BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Bahari Haron
7th 1986-1990 Ling Liong Sik
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Chua Soi Lek
12th 2008-2013 Chua Tee Yong
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Pang Hok Liong PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Pang Hok Liong 16,709 52.17 + 2.73
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 ?
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 Ramakrishan 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
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
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
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
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
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
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Liong Seek @ Ling Liong Sik 18,182 67.96
DAP Tan Tien Lim 8,571 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
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
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Musa Hitam 19,576 88.04
PAS Jamal Ahmad 2,659 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
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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