Mersing (federal constituency)

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Mersing
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Abdul Latiff Ahmad
Independent
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]48,176

Mersing is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Padang Endau, Bandar Endau Utara, Bandar Endau Selatan, Kampung Hubong, Kampung Hubong Barat, Rancangan FELDA Endau, Triang, Penyabong, Tanjong Resang, Ayer Papan, Tanjong Genting, Mersing Kanan, Jalan Endau, Jalan Abdullah, Kampong Tengah, Bandar Utara, Jalan Jamaluang, Sawah Dato', Tenglu, Tanah Abang, Kampong Punan, Kampong Peta, FELDA Nitar 2, FELDA Nitar 1, Pengkalan Batu, Jalan Ismail, Pejabat Kerajaan, Pekan Mersing Kechil, Sri Pantai, Bandar Jamaluang Timor, Jamaluang Timor, Jamaluang, RISDA Sungai Ambat, FELDA Tenggaroh 5, FELDA Tenggaroh 3, FELDA Tenggaroh 6, FELDA Tenggaroh 4, FELDA Tenggaroh 2, FELDA Tenggaroh 1, Pulau Sibu, Pulau Tinggi, Pulau Besar, Pulau Aur, Pulau Pemanggil.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Padang Endau, Bandar Endau Utara, Bandar Endau Selatan, Kampung Hubong, Kampung Hubong Barat, Rancangan FELDA Endau, Triang, Penyabong, Tanjong Resang, Ayer Papan, Tanjong Genting, Mersing Kanan, Jalan Endau, Jalan Abdullah, Kampong Tengah, Bandar Utara, Jalan Jamaluang, Sawah Dato', Tenglu, Tanah Abang, Kampong Punan, Kampong Peta, FELDA Nitar 2, FELDA Nitar 1, Pengkalan Batu, Jalan Ismail, Pejabat Kerajaan, Pekan Mersing Kechil, Sri Pantai, Bandar Jamaluang Timor, Jamaluang Timor, Jamaluang, RISDA Sungai Ambat, FELDA Tenggaroh 5, FELDA Tenggaroh 3, FELDA Tenggaroh 6, FELDA Tenggaroh 4, FELDA Tenggaroh 2, FELDA Tenggaroh 1, Pulau Sibu, Pulau Tinggi, Pulau Besar, Pulau Aur, Pulau Pemanggil.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Mersing
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1990 Abdul Ajib Ahmad BN (UMNO)
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Zainal Abidin Osman
10th 1999-2004 Abdul Latiff Ahmad
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018
2018-present Independent

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Latiff Ahmad 19,806 53.00 - 18.50
PH Md. Nasir Hashim 11,347 30.37 + 30.37
PAS A. Rahman A. Hamid 6,215 16.63 - 11.87
Total valid votes 37,368 100.00
Total rejected ballots 796
Unreturned ballots 142
Turnout 38,306 79.51
Registered electors 48,176
Majority 8,459 22.63
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Johore [P.U. (B) 244/2018]" (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 Johore [P.U. (B) 318/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Latiff Ahmad 26,184 71.50 - 4.42
PAS Roslan Nikmat 10,437 28.50 + 4.42
Total valid votes 36,621 100.00
Total rejected ballots 678
Unreturned ballots 94
Turnout 37,393 84.03
Registered electors 44,497
Majority 15,747
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Latiff Ahmad 20,116 75.92 - 4.60
PAS Shahar Abdullah 6,380 24.08 + 4.60
Total valid votes 26,496 100.00
Total rejected ballots 857
Unreturned ballots 195
Turnout 27,548 75.59
Registered electors 36,445
Majority 13,736
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Latiff Ahmad 19,222 80.52 + 10.24
PAS Idris Tukachil 4,649 19.48 - 10.24
Total valid votes 23,871 100.00
Total rejected ballots 613
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,484 72.25
Registered electors 33,890
Majority 14,573
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Latiff Ahmad 18,821 70.28 - 6.57
PAS Idris Tukachil 7,960 29.72 + 29.72
Total valid votes 26,781 100.00
Total rejected ballots 782
Unreturned ballots 54
Turnout 27,617 70.29
Registered electors
Majority 10,861
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zainal Abidin Osman 19,357 76.85 + 17.54
S46 A. Kadir Johan 5,832 23.15 - 17.54
Total valid votes 25,189 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,369
Unreturned ballots 66
Turnout 26,624 70.47
Registered electors
Majority 13,525
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ajib Ahmad 14,366 59.31 - 20.98
S46 Hassan Md. Ali 9,857 40.69 + 40.69
Total valid votes 24,223 100.00
Total rejected ballots 858
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,081 72.66
Registered electors
Majority 4,509
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Ajib Ahmad 14,419 80.29
PAS Mokhtar Yahaya 3,540 19.71
Total valid votes 17,959 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,106
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,065 67.41
Registered electors 28,281
Majority 10,879
This was a new constituency created.

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