Mersing (federal constituency)

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Mersing (P154)
Johor constituency
GE14 Mersing District Parliament.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Abdul Latiff Ahmad
PN
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]48,176
Area (km²)[2]2,849

Mersing is a federal constituency in Mersing District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Mersing's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (81.45%)
  Chinese (14.29%)
  Other ethnicities (3.02%)
  Indian (1.26%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Mersing constituency has a total of 44 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Endau(N32) Padang Endau 154/32/01 SMK Ungku Husin
Bandar Endau Utara 154/32/02 SK Bandar Endau
Bandar Endau Selatan 154/32/03 SA Bandar Endau
Kampung Hubong 154/32/04 SK Pusat Air Tawar
Kampung Hubong Barat 154/32/05 SJK (C) Kg Hubong
Rancangan FELDA Endau 154/32/06 SK Lembaga Endau
Triang 154/32/07 SK Teriang
Penyabong 154/32/08 SK Penyabong
Tanjong Resang 154/32/09 SK Tanjung Resang
Ayer Papan 154/32/10 SK Air Papan
Tanjong Genting 154/32/11 Balai Raya Kg. Tanjung Genting
Mersing Kanan 154/32/12 SRA Bersepadu Mersing
Jalan Endau 154/32/13 SMK Mersing
Jalan Abdullah 154/32/14 SA Mersing Kanan
Kampong Tengah 154/32/15 SK Mersing Kanan
Sawah Dato' 154/32/16 SK Sawah Dato'
Tenglu 154/32/17 SK Tenglu
Tanah Abang 154/32/18 SK Tanah Abang
Kampong Punan 154/32/19 SK Punan
Kampong Peta 154/32/20 SK Peta
Tenggaroh(N33) Bandar Utara 154/33/01 SA Bukit Timbalan
Jalan Jamaluang 154/33/02 SMK Sri Mersing
FELDA Nitar 2 154/33/03 SK LKTP Nitar 2
FELDA Nitar 1 154/33/04 SK LKTP Nitar 1
Pengkalan Batu 154/33/05 SA Pengkalan Batu
Jalan Ismail 154/33/06 SJK (C) Pai Chee
Pejabat Kerajaan 154/33/07 SK Bandar Mersing
Pekan Mersing Kechil 154/33/08 SK Sri Mersing
Sri Pantai 154/33/09 SK Seri Pantai
Bandar Jamaluang Timor 154/33/10 Dewan Seberguna Kampung Baru Jemaluang
Jamaluang Timor 154/33/11 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 5
Jamaluang 154/33/12 SJK (C) Jemaluang
RISDA Sungai Ambat 154/33/13 Balai Raya Kg. Baru Estet Koperasi Sg. Ambat
FELDA Tenggaroh 5 154/33/14 SMK Tan Sri Abdul Kadir
FELDA Tenggaroh 3 154/33/15 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 3
FELDA Tenggaroh 6 154/33/16 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 6
FELDA Tenggaroh 4 154/33/17 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 4
FELDA Tenggaroh 2 154/33/18 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 2
FELDA Tenggaroh 1 154/33/19 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 1
Pulau Sibu 154/33/20 Balai Raya Pulau Sibu
Pulau Tinggi 154/33/21 SK Pulau Tinggi
Pulau Besar 154/33/22 Balai Raya Pulau Besar
Pulau Aur 154/33/23 Balai Raya Pulau Aur
Pulau Pemanggil 154/33/24 SK Pulau Pemanggil

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Mersing
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Tenggaroh
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
2018-2019 Independent
2019-2020 PH (BERSATU)
2020-present PN (BERSATU)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Mersing Endau
Tenggaroh

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N32 Endau Alwiyah Talib PN (BERSATU)
N33 Tenggaroh Raven Kumar Krishnasamy BN (MIC)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N32 Endau Mersing District Council
N33 Tenggaroh Mersing District Council

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.[permanent dead link]

"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.[permanent dead link]
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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