1955 Malayan local elections

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Local elections were held in the Federation of Malaya in 1955.

Municipal election[edit]

George Town[edit]

Date: 3 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout: 29.8%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
Alliance 3 (9)
Jelutong 1. Alliance
Kelawei 1. Alliance
Tanjong 1. Alliance
Source: [1][2]

Kuala Lumpur[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Bungsar 1.
Imbi 1.
Petaling 1.
Sentul 1.
Source:

Malacca[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Bukit China 1.
Fort 1.
Tranquerah 1.
Source:

Town councils election[edit]

Alor Star[edit]

Date: 13 August 1955
Electorate:
Turnout: nil
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 4 (?)
Kampong 1. Abdullah Abdul Razak
2. Sheikh Osman Sheikh Ibrahim
Alliance (UMNO)
Alliance (UMNO)
Unopposed
Pekan 1. Lim Pee Hung Alliance (MCA) Unopposed
Seberang 1. Omar F. Mohamed Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Source: [3]

Bandar Maharani, Muar[edit]

Date: 3 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Maharani 1.
Parit Stongkat 1.
Sultan Ibrahim 1.
Source: [4][5]

Bandar Penggaram, Batu Pahat[edit]

Date: 3 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Gunong Soga 1.
Jalan Sultanah 1.
Kampong Petani 1.
2.
Source: [4][6]

Bukit Mertajam[edit]

Date: 3 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
1.
1.
Source: [1]

Butterworth[edit]

Date: 3 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
North 1.
South 1.
Source: [1]

Ipoh-Menglembu[edit]

Date: 8 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 4 (11) | PPP 1 (1)
Green Town 1. Lean Chor Kow
Liew Why Hone
Menglembu 1. Baharuddin Aiyub
Choong Pak Keen
Pasir Puteh 1. Mohamed Ali Pitchay
Mohamed Yusoff Samad
Silibin 1.
2.
Ahmad Sham Yunus
Leong Ah Kow
Wong Kok See
Source: [7]

[8][9] [10]

Johore Bahru[edit]

Date: 3 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 3 (9)
Ayer Molek 1. Alliance
Nong Chik 1. Alliance
Tebrau 1. Alliance
Source: [4][11]

Klang[edit]

Date: 3 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout: nil
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 3 (9)
Klang North 1. Abdullah Hassan Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Klang South 1. A. Karuppiah Alliance (MIC) Unopposed
Port Swettenham 1. Sheikh Hussain Sheikh Ali Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Source: [12]

Kluang[edit]

Date: 5 November 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Gunong Lambak 1.
Mengkibol 1.
Mesjid Lama 1.
Source: [13]

Kota Bharu[edit]

Date: 2 June 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Kubang Pasu 1.
Kota Lama 1.
Wakaf Pasu 1.
Source: [14]

Kuala Trengganu[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
Alliance 3 (?)
Bukit Besar 1. Endut Abdullah Alliance (UMNO)
Kuala 1. Abdul Karim Hashim Alliance (UMNO)
Ladang 1. Abu Bakar Daud Alliance (UMNO)
Source: [15]

Kuantan[edit]

Date: 25 October 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Central Town 1.
2.
Tanah Puteh 1.
Telok Sisek 1.
Source: [16]

Pasir Mas[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Lemal 1.
Kampong Bahru 1.
Pengkalan Pasir 1.
Source: [17]

Pasir Puteh[edit]

Raub[edit]

Date: 15 October 1955
Electorate: 1,255
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 12 (12)
Raub Australian Gold Mine 1. Hussain Jali
2. Tan Cheng Kian
3. Buyong Salas
Alliance (UMNO)
Alliance (MCA)
Alliance (UMNO)
Unopposed
Raub Town 1.Ti Cheng Keng
2. Abdul Latiff Ismail
3. M. K. Govindasamy
Alliance (MCA)
Alliance (UMNO)
Alliance (MIC)
Goh Seng Khoon
Tan Ching Pin
Ind.
Ind.
Sempalit 1. M. Marimuttu
2. Tan Liew Tong
3. Kheong Hoy Cheng
Alliance (MIC)
Alliance (MCA)
Alliance (MCA)
Unopposed
Tanjong Gadong 1. Chua Yong Guan
2. Mohamed Arifin Ludin
3. Saw Sin Hock
Alliance (MCA)
Alliance (UMNO)
Alliance (MCA)
Unopposed
Source: [16][18][19][20][21]

Segamat[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Buloh Kasap 1.
Gemereh 1.
Genuang 1.
Source: [4]

Seremban[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Lake 1.
Lobak 1.
Rahang 1.
Temiang 1.
Source:

Sungei Patani[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Pekan Bahru 1.
Pekan Lama 1.
Rural 1.
Source:

Taiping[edit]

Date: 18 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 3 (9)
Assam Kumbang 1. Alliance
Klian Pau 1. Alliance
Kota 1. Alliance
Source: [7][22]

Teluk Anson[edit]

Date: 10 December 1955
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Changkat Jong 1.
Denison Road 1.
Pasir Bedamar 1.
Source: [23]

Tumpat[edit]

References[edit]

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