Port Dickson (federal constituency)

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Port Dickson
Negeri Sembilan constituency
P132 Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Anwar Ibrahim
Constituency created1958
Constituency abolished1974
Constituency re-created2018
First contested1959
Last contested2018

Port Dickson is a federal constituency in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia that is represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1959 to 1974 and from 2018 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 redistribution, but it was abolished in the 1974 redistribution. However in 2018 the Port Dickson federal constituency was re-created and replaced the Telok Kemang federal constituency following the 2018 redelineation and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.[1]


Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Port Dickson
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 T. Mahima Singh Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 T. Mahima Singh Alliance
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1974 Soorian Arjunan DAP
Constituency abolished
Constituency re-created, renamed from Telok Kemang
14th 2018 Danyal Balagopal Abdullah PH (PKR)
2018- Anwar Ibrahim

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general by-election, 13 October 2018
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Danyal Balagopal Abdullah
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Anwar Ibrahim 31,016 71.3
PAS Mohd Nazari Mokhtar 7,456 17.1
Independent Mohd Isa Abdul Samad 4,230 9.7
Independent Stevie Chan Keng Leong 337 0.8
Independent Lau Seck Yan 214 0.5
Independent Kan Chee Yuen 154 0.4
Independent Saiful Bukhari Azlan 82 0.2
Total valid votes 43,489
Total rejected ballots 598
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 58.6%
Registered electors
Majority 23,560
PH hold Swing {{{3}}}
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Danyal Balagopal Abdullah 36,225 59.06
BN Mohan a/l Velayatham 18,515 30.19
PAS Mahfuz bin Roslan 6,594 10.75
Total valid votes 61334 100.00
Total rejected ballots 948
Unreturned ballots 266
Turnout 62,548 83.16
Registered electors 75,212
Majority 17,710 28.87
PH hold Swing

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Negeri Sembilan [P.U. (B) 242/2018]" (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 Negeri Sembilan [P.U. (B) 316/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Soorian Arjunan 10,266 53.89
Alliance Mahima Singh Thaliwal Karam Singh 6,606 34.68
PMIP Mansor Abu Bakar 1,872 9.83
UMCO Wong Tai Oon 307 1.61
Total valid votes 19,051 100.00
Total rejected ballots 697
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,748 74.18
Registered electors 26,623
Majority 3,660
DAP gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mahima Singh Thaliwal Karam Singh 7,911 49.35
UDP Ng Hup Chwee 2,174 13.56
Independent Nadchatiram Saraswathy Devi 2,074 12.94
Socialist Front R. Murugan 2,020 12.60
PPP Ibrahim Ahmad 1,349 8.41
Independent Ong Boon Hong 504 3.14
Total valid votes 16,032 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,219
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,251 78.12
Registered electors 22,083
Majority 5,737
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Mahima Singh Thaliwal Karam Singh won uncontested.
Alliance Mahima Singh Thaliwal Karam Singh
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Registered electors 15,763
This was a new constituency created.


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