Port Dickson (federal constituency)

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Port Dickson (P132)
Negeri Sembilan constituency
P132 Port Dickson.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Anwar Ibrahim
PH
Constituency created1958
Constituency abolished1974
Constituency re-created2018
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]76,131
Area (km²)[2]571

Port Dickson is a federal constituency in Port Dickson District, 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.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Port Dickson's electorate as of 2018[4]

  Malay (42.72%)
  Chinese (33.11%)
  Indian (21.97%)
  Other ethnicities (2.21%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Port Dickson constituency has a total of 32 polling districts.[5]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Chuah(N29) Tanah Merah 132/29/01 SJK (T) Ladang Tanah Merah
Kampung Pachitan 132/29/02 SK Kg Sawah
Bukit Pelandok 132/29/03 SJK (C) Yik Chiao
Sungai Nipah 132/29/04 SJK (C) Kg Baru Sg Nipah
Chuah 132/29/05 SK Chuah
Lukut (N30) Kampung Jimah Baru 132/30/01 SK Jimah Baru
Bandar Spring Hill 132/30/02 SJK (T) Bandar Springhill
Taman Indah Jaya 132/30/03 SK Lukut
Kuala Lukut 132/30/04 SMK Raja Jumaat
Lukut 132/30/05 Dewan Wawasan Lukut
Sri Parit 132/30/06 SJK (C) Chung Hua Lukut
Tanjong Gemok 132/30/07 Dewan Sri Tanjung (IPP)
Bagan Pinang(N31) Ladang Atherton 132/31/01 SJK (T) Ladang Atherton
Pekan Siliau 132/31/02 SJK (T) Ldg Siliau
Ladang Bradwall 132/31/03 SJK (T) Ldg Bradwall
Sua Betong 132/31/04 SJK (T) Ldg Sua Betong
Sunggala 132/31/05 SK Si-Rusa
Kampung Bagan Pinang 132/31/06 SK Panglima Adnan
Si Rusa 132/31/07 SK Kampung Baru Sirusa
Telok Kemang 132/31/08 SK Telok Kemang
Linggi(N32) Ayer Kuning 132/32/01 Balai Raya Ladang Leong Hin San
Linggi 132/32/02 SK Linggi
Kampung Pengkalan Durian 132/32/03 Pusat Pemulihan Dalam Komuniti Cahaya Ikhsan Linggi
Pengkalan Kempas 132/32/04 SK Permatang Pasir
Ladang Sengkang 132/32/05 SJK (T) Ladang Sengkang
Kampong Sungai Raya 132/32/06 SK Tanjong Agas
Pasir Panjang 132/32/07 SK Pasir Panjang
Bandar Baru Sunggala 132/32/08 SK Intan Perdana
Sri Tanjong(N33) Kampung Paya 132/33/01 KV Port Dickson
Kampung Arab 132/33/02 SK Kampong Gelam
Kampung Chokra 132/33/03 SJK (T) Port Dickson
Pekan Port Dickson 132/33/04 SK Port Dickson

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Port Dickson
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Negri Sembilan Selatan
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 T. Mahima Singh (ਮਹਿਮਾ ਸਿੰਘ ਥਾਲੀਵਾਲ) Alliance (MIC)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 T. Mahima Singh (ਮਹਿਮਾ ਸਿੰਘ ਥਾਲੀਵਾਲ) Alliance (MIC)
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[6][7]
3rd 1971-1974 Soorian Arjunan (சூரியன் அர்ஜுனன்) DAP
Constituency abolished, renamed to Telok Kemang
Constituency re-created, renamed from Telok Kemang
14th 2018 Danyal Balagopal Abdullah (டான்யல் பலகோபால் அப்துல்லா) PH (PKR)
2018-present Anwar Ibrahim

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Port Dickson Bagan Pinang
Chuah
Jimah
Linggi Linggi
Lukut Lukut
Pasir Panjang
Si Rusa
Sri Tanjung

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N29 Chuah Yek Diew Ching PH (PKR)
N30 Lukut Choo Ken Hwa PH (DAP)
N31 Bagan Pinang Tun Hairuddin Abu Bakar BN (UMNO)
N32 Linggi Abd Rahman Mohd Redza
N33 Sri Tanjung Ravi Munusamy PH (PKR)

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 71.32 +12.26
PAS Mohd Nazari Mokhtar 7,456 17.14 +6.39
Independent Mohd Isa Abdul Samad 4,230 9.73 +9.73
Independent Stevie Chan Keng Leong 337 0.77 +0.77
Independent Lau Seck Yan 214 0.49 +0.49
Independent Kan Chee Yuen 154 0.35 +0.35
Independent Saiful Bukhari Azlan 82 0.19 +0.19
Total valid votes 43,489
Total rejected ballots 598
Unreturned ballots 49
Turnout 58.6%
Registered electors
Majority 23,560
PH hold Swing +2.94


Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Danyal Balagopal Abdullah 36,225 59.06 +5.17
BN Mohan a/l Velayatham 18,515 30.19 -4.49
PAS Mahfuz bin Roslan 6,594 10.75 +0.92
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 +4.83
Source(s)

"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 1 August 2018.[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 Negeri Sembilan [P.U. (B) 316/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Soorian Arjunan 10,266 53.89 +53.89
Alliance Mahima Singh Thaliwal Karam Singh 6,606 34.68 -14.69
PMIP Mansor Abu Bakar 1,872 9.83 +9.83
UMCO Wong Tai Oon 307 1.61 +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 +34.29


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 N/A


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
Turnout
Registered electors 15,763
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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