1954 Malayan local elections

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Local elections were held in the Federation of Malaya in 1954.

Municipal election[edit]

George Town[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 3 (7) | Radicals 0 (1) | Labour 0 (1)
Jelutong 1. Abdullah Ariff UMNO-MCA 2. N. Patkunam Labour
Kelawei 1. G. H. Goh UMNO-MCA
Tanjong 1. S. M. Mohd. Idris UMNO-MCA 2. M. A. Abdul Wahab Negara
Source: [1][2][3]

Kuala Lumpur[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA-MIC 4 (11) | IMP 0 (1)
Bungsar 1. K. Gurupatham UMNO-MCA-MIC 1,231 480 2. S. C. E. Singam
3. T. R. P. Dawson
Ind.
Ind.
751
66
Imbi 1. Chan Chee Hong UMNO-MCA-MIC Unopposed
Petaling 1. Gunn Chit Wha UMNO-MCA-MIC 772 2. Lawrence Huang Labour
Sentul 1. Abdullah Yassin UMNO-MCA-MIC Unopposed
Source: [1][2][4]

Malacca[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 3 (7) | Labour 0 (2)
Bukit China 1. Yusoff Sulong UMNO-MCA 2. N. M. Ghouse
Fort 1. UMNO-MCA
Tranquerah 1. UMNO-MCA Lim Soo Siew
Yap Eng Tee
Source: [5][6][1][2]

Town councils election[edit]

Alor Star[edit]

Date: 7 August 1954
Electorate:
Turnout: nil
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 3 (?) | ?
Kampong 1. Mustafa Ismail UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Pekan 1. Mak Guan Pin UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Seberang 1. Ibrahim Salleh UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Source: [7][8]

Bandar Maharani, Muar[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout: nil
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 3 (?)
Maharani 1. Wong Tai Lam UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Parit Stongkat 1. Abdul Latiff Omar UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Sultan Ibrahim 1. Alwi Abdullah UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Source: [9][10]

Bandar Penggaram, Batu Pahat[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Gunong Saga 1.
Jalan Sultanah 1.
Kampong Petani 1.
Source: [11][10]

Bukit Mertajam[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Radicals 1 (?) | Independent 1 (?)
1. Tan Cheng Bee Radicals
1. Ooh Chooi Cheng Ind.
Source: [2]

Butterworth[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Labour 2 (?)
Northern 1. B. H. Oon Labour 2. Che Mariam Harun UMNO-MCA
1. Labour
Source: [2]

Ipoh-Menglembu[edit]

Date: 15 August 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA-Progressive 12 (12)
Green Town 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
Chin Swee Onn
Goh Siew Hock
Lean Chor Kow
D. R. Seenivasagam
Y. C. Kang
C. H. Yin
Menglembu 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
Chong Hong Chew
Haroun Mohd. Mina
Lee Koon Voon
Mat Aji Jamin
Yap Yin Fah
Yim Kwong Chee
Pasir Puteh 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
Chong Wai Weng
Ismail Abdul Majid
Kok Yoon San
Laily Mariam Sulaiman
Mohamed Ali Pitchay
Mohamed Basir Mohd Sharif
Silibin 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
Ahmad Sham Yunus
Foo Foon Chin
Hazara Singh
Subramaniam Nalliah
Too Joon Hing
Woo Ka Lim
C. M. Yusuf
Source: [12][13][14][15][16]

Johore Bahru[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout: nil
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 3 (9)
Ayer Molek 1. Ahmad Mohamed Shah UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Nong Chik 1. Uda Awang UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Tebrau 1. Syed Abdul Rahman Ahmad UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Source: [17][10]

Klang[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 9 (9)
Klang North 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
Klang South 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
Cheong Jin Hoe
Lee Eng Teh
Mohamed Yamin Abdul Kadir
Raja Ibrahim Raja Abdul Jalil
A. Sivanathan
Port Swettenham 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
Mohd. Salleh Hussain
Muhammed Darus K. Ahmad
Ng Soon Huat
Shamsudin Hamid
Source: [1][2][18][19]

Kluang[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Gunong Lambak 1.
Mengkibol 1.
Mesjid Lama 1.
Source: [20]

Kota Bharu[edit]

Date: 3 July 1954
Electorate: 5,847
Turnout: 24.11%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Kubang Pasu 1. Mohd. Abu Bakar Saman
Kota Lama 1. Ibrahim Isa
Wakaf Siku 1. Abu Bakar Mohammed
Source: [21]

Kuala Trengganu[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Bukit Besar 1.
Kuala 1.
Ladang 1. Abdul Rashid Hussein UMNO
Source: [22]

Kuantan[edit]

Date: 21 July 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 9 (9)
Central Town 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
4. Ind.
Tanah Puteh 1. Wan Abdul Aziz Ungku Abdullah
2. Yap Kheng Van
3. Aziz Ahmad
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
Unopposed
Telok Sisek 1. Wong Kuan Tan
2. Ibrahim Daud
3. Mansur Othman
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
UMNO-MCA
Unopposed
Source: [23][24][25]

Pasir Mas[edit]

Date: 3 April 1954
Electorate: 2,312
Turnout: 84.3%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Lemal 1. Abdul Rahman Osman
2. Yacob Awang
3. Abdullah Ibrahim
Kampong Bahru 1. Abdul Rahman Daud
2. Ariffin Sinavarusai
3. Abdullah Awang Bahru
Pengkalan Pasir 1. Hassan Ismail
2. Mohamed Harun
3. Che Muda
Source: [26][27]

Pasir Puteh[edit]

Segamat[edit]

Date: 6 November 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Buloh Kasap 1. Razali A. Manap
Jaafar A. Hamid
Gemereh 1. Henry Lim Meng See
Soon Boon Seng
Genuang 1.
Source: [9]

Seremban[edit]

Date: 4 December 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Labour 3 (4) | UMNO-MCA 1 (7) | Independent 0 (1)
Lake 1. Wong Nang Ching UMNO-MCA 2. Joseph Siow Negara
Lobak 1. Robert Singam Labour 600 202 2. Raja Mohamed Hanifah UMNO-MCA 398
Rahang 1. Labour
Temiang 1. Labour
Source: [1][2][28][29]

Sungei Patani[edit]

Date: 14 August 1954
Electorate:
Turnout: nil
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
UMNO-MCA 3 (?)
Pekan Bahru 1. Chin Chin Cheang UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Pekan Lama 1. Mohd. Babjee UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Rural 1. Osman Hussein UMNO-MCA Unopposed
Source: [7][30]

Taiping[edit]

Date: 15 August 1954
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
UMNO-MCA-Progressive 9 (9)
Assam Kumbang 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
Klian Pau 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
Kota 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
Source: [15][16]

Teluk Anson[edit]

Date: 15 August 1954
Electorate: 3,814
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Electorate
UMNO-MCA-Progressive 9 (9)
Changkat Jong 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
1,573
Denison Road 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
1,063
Pasir Bedamar 1.
2.
3.
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
UMNO-MCA-Progressive
1,178
Source: [31][15][16]

Tumpat[edit]

Local councils election[edit]

Padang Serai[edit]

[32]

Pulai Chondong[edit]

[33]

Senggarang, Batu Pahat[edit]

[34]

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