Masjid Tanah (federal constituency)

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Masjid Tanah
Malacca constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]51,441

Masjid Tanah is a federal constituency in Malacca, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 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 Tanjung Dahan, Sungai Baru Hilir, Kampung Tengah, Permatang, Kuala Sungai Baru, Paya Mengkuang, Telok Gong, Kampung Pulau, Lubok Redan, Sungai Baru Tengah, Pengkalan Balak, Pasir Gembor, Ramuan China Besar, Ramuan China Kechil, Sungai Jerneh, Sungai Siput, FELCRA Ramuan China Kechil, Kampung Lekok, Kampung Pinang, Pekan Masjid Tanah, Durian Daun, Sungai Baru Hulu, Pekan Lendu, Berisu, Cherana Puteh, Simpang Empat, Sungai Buloh, Batang Melekek, Rantau Panjang, Ayer Paabas.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Tanjung Dahan, Sungai Baru Hilir, Kampung Tengah, Permatang, Kuala Sungai Baru, Paya Mengkuang, Telok Gong, Kampung Pulau, Lubok Redan, Sungai Baru Tengah, Pengkalan Balak, Pasir Gembor, Ramuan China Besar, Ramuan China Kechil, Sungai Jerneh, Sungai Siput, FELCRA Ramuan China Kechil, Kampung Lekok, Kampung Pinang, Pekan Masjid Tanah, Durian Daun, Sungai Baru Hulu, Pekan Lendu, Berisu, Cherana Puteh, Simpang Empat, Sungai Buloh, Batang Melekek, Rantau Panjang, Ayer Paabas.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Masjid Tanah
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
11th 2004-2008 Abu Seman Yusop BN (UMNO)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
14th 2018
2018 Independent
2018-present PH (BERSATU)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mas Ermieyati Samsudin 22,898 54.10 - 16.58
PH Sabirin Ja'afar 14,739 34.82 + 34.82
PAS Mohd Nasir Othman 4,688 11.08 - 18.24
Total valid votes 42,325 100.00
Total rejected ballots 636
Unreturned ballots 132
Turnout 43,093 83.77
Registered electors 51,441
Majority 8,159 19.28
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Malacca [P.U. (B) 243/2018]" (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 Malacca [P.U. (B) 317/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mas Ermieyati Samsudin 27,688 70.68 + 0.79
PAS Nasaie Ismail 11,488 29.32 - 0.79
Total valid votes 39,176 100.00
Total rejected ballots 566
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 39,827 86.67
Registered electors 45,952
Majority 16,200 41.36
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abu Seman Yusop 21,582 69.89 - 10.80
PAS Ab Ghani Ab Rahman 9,297 30.11 + 10.80
Total valid votes 30,879 100.00
Total rejected ballots 717
Unreturned ballots 119
Turnout 31,715 78.10
Registered electors 40,606
Majority 12,285 39.78
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abu Seman Yusop 24,188 80.69
PAS Muhamad Burok 5,789 19.31
Total valid votes 29,977 100.00
Total rejected ballots 745
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 30,807 78.98
Registered electors 39,006
Majority 18,399 61.38
This was a new constituency created.

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