Muar Pantai (federal constituency)

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Muar Pantai
Johor constituency
Defunct federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Constituency created1958
Constituency abolished1974
First contested1959
Last contested1969

Muar Pantai was a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1959 to 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and was mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Muar Pantai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Seah Teng Ngiab Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Seah Teng Ngiab Alliance
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[1][2]
3rd 1971-1973 Seah Teng Ngiab Alliance
1973-1974 BN (MCA)
Constituency abolished, merged into Muar

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Seah Teng Ngiab 13,755 65.93
DAP Khoo Chin Tow 7,108 34.07
Total valid votes 20,863 100.00
Total rejected ballots 715
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 21,578 70.61
Registered electors 30,558
Majority 6,647
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Seah Teng Ngiab 16,578 72.98
Socialist Front Lee Boon Pin 6,137 27.02
Total valid votes 22,715 100.00
Total rejected ballots 481
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,196 77.02
Registered electors 30,116
Majority 10,441
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Seah Teng Ngiab 8,997 53.29
Parti Negara Mohd Noor Hamid 3,731 22.10
PPP Tan Kwee Wah 2,162 12.81
Socialist Front Chua Ang Teck 1,994 11.81
Total valid votes 16,884 100.00
Total rejected ballots 126
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,010 74.33
Registered electors 22,884
Majority 5,266
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Retrieved 2016-05-20.
  2. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-20.