Masjid Tanah (federal constituency)

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Masjid Tanah (P134)
Malacca constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
PN
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]51,889
Area (km²)[2]325

Masjid Tanah is a federal constituency in Alor Gajah District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Masjid Tanah's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (83.17%)
  Chinese (11.96%)
  Indian (3.71%)
  Other ethnicities (1.16%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Masjid Tanah constituency has a total of 30 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Kuala Linggi(N01) Tanjung Dahan 134/01/01 SK Kuala Linggi
Sungai Baru Hilir 134/01/02 SK Ayer Jerneh
Kampung Tengah 134/01/03 SK Kampung Tengah
Permatang 134/01/04 SK Othman Shawal
Kuala Sungai Baru 134/01/05 SJK (C) Yok Sin
Paya Mengkuang 134/02/06 SK Sungai Tuang
Telok Gong 134/01/07 SMK Rahmat
Tanjung Bidara (N02) Kampung Pulau 134/02/01 SRA (JAIM) Kampung Pulau
Lubok Redan 134/02/02 SK Lubok Redan
Sungai Baru Tengah 134/02/03 SRA (JAIM) Londang
Pengkalan Balak 134/02/04 SK Pengkalan Balak
Pasir Gembor 134/02/05 SK Tanjong Bidara
Ayer Limau (N03) Sungai Siput 134/03/01 SK Sungai Siput
Sungai Jerneh 134/05/02 SK Sungai Jerneh
Ramuan China Kechil 134/03/03 SMK Lubok China
FELCRA Ramuan China Kechil 134/03/04 SRA (JAIM) FELCRA Ramauan China Kechil
Ramuan China Besar 134/05/05 SK Ramuan China Besar
Kampung Lekok 134/03/06 SK Demang Taha
Kampung Pinang 134/03/07 SK Ayer Limau
Lendu (N04) Pekan Lendu 134/04/01 SK Sri Laksamana
Durian Daun 134/04/02 SK Durian Daun (K)
Sungai Baru Hulu 134/04/03 SK Datuk Tambichik Karim
Pekan Lendu 134/04/04 SK Lendu
Taboh Naning (N05) Cherana Puteh 134/05/01 SK Cherana Puteh
Simpang Empat 134/05/02 SK Simpang Empat
Berisu 134/05/03 SK Berisu
Sungai Buloh 134/05/04 SK Sungai Buloh
Batang Melekek 134/05/05 SK Melekek
Rantau Panjang 134/05/06 SK Rantau Panjang
Ayer Paabas 132/05/07 SK Ayer Pa'abas

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Masjid Tanah
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Alor Gajah
11th 2004-2008 Abu Seman Yusop BN (UMNO)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
14th 2018
Independent
2018-2020 PH (BERSATU)
2020-present PN (BERSATU)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Masjid Tanah Ayer Limau
Kuala Linggi
Lendu
Taboh Naning
Tanjung Bidara

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N1 Kuala Linggi Ismail Othman BN (UMNO)
N2 Tanjung Bidara Md Rawi Mahmud
N3 Ayer Limau Amiruddin Yusop
N4 Lendu Sulaiman Md Ali
N5 Taboh Naning Latipah Omar

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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