Muar (federal constituency)

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Muar (P146)
Johor constituency
DUN Johor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]68,925
Area (km²)[2]268

Muar is a federal constituency in Muar District, Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 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 Muar's electorate as of 2022[3]

  Malay (67.2%)
  Chinese (31.3%)
  Indian (1.3%)
  Other ethnicities (0.3%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Muar constituency is divided into 33 polling districts.[4]

State conatituency Polling Districts Code Location
Maharani(N15) Maharani 146/15/01 SMK Sri Muar
Tanjong 146/15/02 SMK (P) Sultan Abu Bakat
Tanjong Selatan 146/15/03 SMA Maahad Muar
Jalan Khalidi 146/15/04 SJK (T) Jalan Khalidi
Temenggong Ahmad Selatan 146/15/05 SK Ismail Satu
Parit Perupok Timor 146/15/06 SK Parit Kadzi
Parit Prupok Barat 146/15/07 SJK (C) Chung Hwa Ketiga
Parit Keroma 146/15/08 SK Parit Keruma
Parit Raja 146/15/09 SMK Tengku Mahkota
Parit Bakar Darat 146/15/10 SJK (C) Chi Sin
Parit Bakar 146/15/11 SK Parit Bakar Tengah
Parit Unas 146/15/12 SJK (C) San Chai
Parit Pinang Seribu 146/15/13 SK Parit Pinang Seribu
Parit Samsu 146/15/14 SK Parit Samsu
Sungai Balang (N16) Parit Shafiee 146/16/01
  • Balai Raya Kampung Parit Salman
  • Balai Raya Kampung Parit Shafiee
Parit Kassim 146/16/02 SJK (C) Limbong
Bukit Mor 146/16/03 SJK (C) Hwa Ming
Parit Nawee 146/16/04 SK Parit Nawi
Bandar Parit Jawa Utara 146/16/05 SK Parit Jawa
Bandar Parit Jawa Selatam 146/16/06 SJK (C) Chin Kwang Wahyu
Parit Jawa 146/16/07 SMK Raja Muda
Parit Tengah 146/16/08 SK Sri Jamil
Parit Jamil Darat 146/16/09 SK Simpang 4
Parit Pechah 146/16/10 SMK Sri Menanti
Sri Menanti 146/16/11 SK Seri Menanti
Sungai Sudah 146/16/12 SK Tanjong Tohor
Sungai Balang 146/16/13 SK Orangkaya Ali
Sungai Balang Besar 146/16/14 SK Jalan Yusof
Sungai Balang Darat 146/16/15 SK Sg Balang Darat
Sarang Buaya Darat 146/16/16 SK Parit Latiff
Parit Yusof 146/16/17 SMK Pekan Baru Muar
Sarang Buaya Lait 146/16/18 SJK (C) Pei Chun
Kampong Parit Bulat 146/16/19 SK Parit Bulat

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Muar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Muar Pantai and Muar Selatan
4th 1974-1978 Neo Yee Pan (梁维泮) BN (MCA)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990 Mohamed Sam Sailan BN (UMNO)
8th 1990-1995 Abdul Malek Munip
9th 1995-1999 Abdul Aziz Mohd. Yassin
10th 1999-2004 Robia Kosai
11th 2004-2008 Razali Ibrahim
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-2020 Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman PH (BERSATU)
2020-2021 BERSATU
Independent
2021-2022 MUDA
15th 2022-

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Muar Bandar Maharani
Maharani
Parit Bakar
Parit Jawa
Sungai Balang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N15 Maharani Abdul Aziz Talib PN (PAS)
N16 Sungai Balang Selamat Takim BN (UMNO)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N15 Maharani Muar Municipal Council
N16 Sungai Balang Muar Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
MUDA Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman 19,961 37.55 -15.54
PN Abdulah Husin 18,616 35.02 +35.02
BN Mohd Helmy Abd Latiff 14,581 27.43 -9.14
Total valid votes 53,158 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 77.12
Registered electors 68,925
Majority 1,345 2.53
MUDA gain from PH Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman 22,341 53.09 +53.09
BN Razali Ibrahim 15,388 36.57 -15.48
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Abdul Aziz Talib 4,354 10.34 +10.34
Total valid votes 42,083 100.00
Total rejected ballots 636
Unreturned ballots -
Turnout 42,719 84.02
Registered electors 50,843
Majority 6,953 16.52
PH gain from BN Swing 34.29
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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. 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.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Razali Ibrahim 20,867 52.05 -5.90
PKR Nor Hizwan Ahmad 19,221 47.95 +5.90
Total valid votes 40,088 100.00
Total rejected ballots 804
Unreturned ballots 100
Turnout 40,992 85.03
Registered electors 48,208
Majority 1,646 4.10
BN hold Swing -5.90
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Razali Ibrahim 16,986 57.95 -15.33
PKR Nah Budin 12,325 42.05 +42.05
Total valid votes 29,311 100.00
Total rejected ballots 902
Unreturned ballots 62
Turnout 30,275 73.81
Registered electors 41,019
Majority 4,661 15.90
BN hold Swing -28.69


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Razali Ibrahim 21,116 73.28 +10.55
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohamad Taib 7,701 26.72 +26.72
Total valid votes 28,817 100.00
Total rejected ballots 872
Unreturned ballots 81
Turnout 29,770 70.66
Registered electors 42,131
Majority 13,415 46.56
BN hold Swing -8.09


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Robia Kosai 17,693 62.73 -4.84
PKR Abdul Rahman Othman 10,511 37.27 +37.27
Total valid votes 28,204 100.00
Total rejected ballots 852
Unreturned ballots 34
Turnout 29,090 70.03
Registered electors 41,539
Majority 7,182 25.46
BN hold Swing -21.06


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Aziz Mohd. Yassin 18,238 67.57 +12.18
S46 Zawawi Mohd. Zin 8,755 32.43 -12.18
Total valid votes 26,993 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,451
Unreturned ballots 151
Turnout 28,595 69.76
Registered electors 40,990
Majority 9,483 35.14
BN hold Swing +12.18


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Malek Munip 13,760 55.39 -22.19
S46 Yahya Abd. Rahman 11,083 44.61 +44.61
Total valid votes 24,843 100.00
Total rejected ballots 976
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,819 71.58
Registered electors 36,070
Majority 2,677 10.78
BN hold Swing -33.40


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Sam Sailan 17,801 77.58 +11.00
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Md Said @ Md Sa'aid Abd Samad 5,143 22.42 +17.95
Total valid votes 22,944 100.00
Total rejected ballots 990
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,934 67.66
Registered electors 35,374
Majority 12,658 55.16
BN hold Swing -3.48


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Neo Yee Pan 27,572 66.58 +3.18
DAP Tan Yang Ngai 11,991 28.95 -1.17
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Mohamad Anang 1,851 4.47 -2.01
Total valid votes 41,414 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,488
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 43,902 75.70
Registered electors 57,997
Majority 15,581
BN hold Swing +2.18


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Neo Yee Pan 23,538 63.40 -17.12
DAP Ho Chan Mee 11,183 30.12 +10.64
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ahmad Abdul Rahman 2,405 6.48 +6.48
Total valid votes 37,126 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 49,897
Majority 12,355
BN hold Swing -13.88


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Neo Yee Pan 23,039 80.52
DAP Khoo Sim Geok @ Khoo Chin Tow 5,573 19.48
Total valid votes 28,612 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 40,350
Majority 17,466
This was a new constituency created.

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