1956 Malayan local elections

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Local elections were held in the Federation of Malaya in 1956.[1][2][3][4]

Municipal election[edit]

George Town[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout: 41.14%
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Labour 5 (5) | Independent 3 (3) | Alliance 1 (7)
Jelutong 1. Cheah Pee Aik Ind. 682 2. S. M. Zainal Abidin Alliance (UMNO)
Kelawei 1. A. Raja Gopal Ind. 1,112 465 2. S. M. Hussain Alliance (UMNO) 647
Sungei Pinang 1.
2.
3.
Tanjong East 1. Khoo Yat See Ind.
Tanjong West 1.
2.
3.
Source: [5][6][7]

Kuala Lumpur[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Bungsar 1.
Imbi 1.
Petaling 1.
Sentul 1.
Source: [6]

Malacca[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 2 (?) | Malayan Party 1 (?)
Bukit China 1. J. L. de Cruz Malayan Party 1,301 161 2. Cheng Chia Hua
3. P. K. Nair
Alliance (MCA)
Labour
1,140
35
Fort 1. Tam Seat Wah Alliance (MCA) 2. Chin Boon Soon Malayan Party
Tranquerah 1. Tamby Abdullah Alliance (UMNO) 2. Hashim Abdul Ghani Malayan Party
Source: [5][6][8][9][10]

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Town councils election[edit]

Alor Star[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Kampong 1.
Pekan 1.
Seberang 1.
Source:

Bandar Maharani, Muar[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 2 (?)
Maharani 1. Lim Ah Sitt Alliance (MCA) Unopposed
Parit Stongkat 1. Ho Koon Toh Alliance (MCA) Unopposed
Sultan Ibrahim 1. Mohd. Noor Sulaiman
Omar Ahmad
Alliance (UMNO)
Ind.
Source: [12][13]

Bandar Penggaram, Batu Pahat[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Gunong Soga 1.
Jalan Sultanah 1.
Kampong Petani 1.
Source: [14]

Bukit Mertajam[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
1.
1.
Source:

Butterworth[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 2 (?)
North 1. Goh Chin Cheng Alliance (MCA)
South 1. Abdul Majid Hussain Alliance (UMNO)
Source: [6]

Ipoh-Menglembu[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 4 (11) | PPP 0 (1)
Green Town 1. Kok Ho Teik Alliance (MCA) 2. Toh Seang Eng Ind.
Menglembu 1. Chong Hong Chew Alliance (MCA) Unopposed
Pasir Puteh 1. Yusoff Ahmad Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Silibin 1. M. Ramanand Alliance (MIC) 2. S. Nalliah PPP
Source: [15][16][17][6][18]

Johore Bahru[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout: nil
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 6 (12)
Ayer Molek 1. Wong Sze Ming Alliance (MCA) Unopposed
Nong Chik 1. Che Kalsom Ali Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Tampoi 1. Cheong Chee Kwan
2. Sheikh Abu Bakar Ahmad
3. Ahmad Yunos
Alliance (MCA)
Alliance (UMNO)
Alliance (UMNO)
Unopposed
Tebrau 1. Wong Peng Long Alliance (MCA) Unopposed
Source: [19][20]

Kampar[edit]

Date: 22 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Central 1.
2.
3.
North 1.
2.
3.
South 1.
2.
3.
Source: [21]

Klang[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Klang North 1.
Klang South 1.
Port Swettenham 1.
Source: [22]

Kluang[edit]

Date: 5 November 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Gunong Lambak 1. Chow Sek Loon
Teh Wan Boon
Tiah Eng Bee
Woo See Tiam
Mengkibol 1.
Mesjid Lama 1. Lim Chin Khean
Tan Hua Hong
Source: [23][24][25]

[26][27][28][29]

Kota Bharu[edit]

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

Kuala Kangsar[edit]

Date: 20 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Idris 1.
2.
3.
Kangsar 1.
2.
3.
Kenas 1.
2.
3.
Source: [21]

Kuala Trengganu[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 3 (?)
Bukit Besar 1. Mansor Mohamed Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Kuala 1. Gan Chong Bin Alliance (MCA) 2. Mohamed Taib Ismail Ind.
Ladang 1. Muda Abdullah Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Source: [30][31]

Kuantan[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Central Town 1.
Tanah Puteh 1.
Telok Sisek 1.
Source:

Pasir Mas[edit]

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

Pasir Puteh[edit]

Raub[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Raub Australian Gold Mine 1.
Raub Town 1.
Sempalit 1.
Tanjong Gadong 1.
Source:

Segamat[edit]

Date: 10 November 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Buloh Kasap 1.
Gemereh 1.
Genuang 1.
Source: [32][33]

Seremban[edit]

Date: 1 December 1956
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 1 (7) | Labour 1 (5) | ?
Lake 1.
Lobak 1. S. Sappathan Labour 671 71 2. Chong Tin Huat Alliance (MCA) 600
Rahang 1. Choong Yoon Chong Alliance (MCA) 529 8 2. Sulaiman Sair Ali Khan Labour 521
Temiang 1. Paul Siow
Tham Tat Ming
Source: [5][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][6]

Sungei Patani[edit]

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

Taiping[edit]

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance 4 (9)
Assam Kumbang 1.
Klian Pau 1.
2.
Kota 1.
Source: [41]

Teluk Anson[edit]

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

Tumpat[edit]

Local councils election[edit]

Kedah[edit]

[42]

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