Pulai (federal constituency)

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Pulai (P161)
Johor constituency
DUN Johor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Salahuddin Ayub
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]106,268
Area (km²)[2]73

Pulai is a federal constituency in Johor Bahru 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 Pulai's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (49.06%)
  Chinese (39.2%)
  Indian (10.28%)
  Other ethnicities (1.47%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Pulai constituency has a total of 40 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Perling(N46) Belibis Perling 161/46/01 SK Taman Perling
Sri Jaya 161/46/02 SK Kg Pasir
Kampong Pasir 161/46/03 SA Dato' Omar Yusof Kampung Pasir
Pengkalan Rinting 161/46/04 SK Pengkalan Rinting
Skudai Kiri 161/46/05 SK Pengkalan Rinting
Sungai Danga 161/46/06 SK Sungai Danga
Taman Sutera 161/46/07 SK Taman Sutera
Bukit Serene 161/46/08 SJK (C) Foon Yew 2
Tarom 161/46/09 SMK Sultan Ismail
Nong Chik 161/46/10 Maktab Sultan Abu Bakar
Tambatan 161/46/11 SK Nong Chik
Gertak Merah 161/46/12 SA Bandar Johor Bahru
Kampong Bahru 161/46/13 SMK Aminuddin Baki
Yahya Awal 161/46/14 SMK (P) Sultan Ibrahim
Ngee Heng 161/46/15 SK Ngee Heng
Ayer Molek 161/46/16 SK Ayer Molek
Kampong Pahang 161/46/17 SK St. Joseph
Bandar 161/46/18 SK Infant Jesus Convent
Camar Perling 161/46/19 SA Taman Perling 2
Pekaka Perling 161/46/20 SA Ibnu Khaldun Taman Perling
Rawa Perling 161/46/21 SK Taman Peling 3
Bukit Indah 161/46/22 SMK Taman Bukit Indah
Nusa Indah 161/46/23 SK Taman Bukit Indah
Tampoi Indah 161/46/24 SK Taman Tampoi Indah
Simbang Perling 161/46/25 SMK Seri Perling
Uda Bestari 161/46/26 SMK Bandar Uda Utama
Kempas(N47) Kempas 161/47/01 SMK Tan Sri Mohamed Rahmat
Permatang 161/47/02 SA Kempas Baru
Lembah Kempas 161/47/03 SK Kempas
Jalan Tampoi 161/47/04 SK Taman Damansara Aliff
Denai 161/47/05 SK Seri Kenanga
Taman Siantan 161/47/06 SK Perumahan Tampoi 2
Taman Johor 161/47/07 SMK Sri Rahmat
Taman Cempaka 161/47/08 SA Taman Cempaka
Taman Dahlia 161/47/09 SK Seri Melati
Taman Kobena 161/47/10 SA Perumahan MARA
Desa Rahmat 161/47/11 SMK Dato Abdul Rahman Yassin
Pekan Tampoi 162/47/12 SJK (C) Tampoi
Bukit Mewah 162/47/13 SK Taman Bukit Mewah
Bukit Kempas 162/47/14 SK Taman Bukit Kempas

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Pulai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Johore Bahru Barat
4th 1974-1978 Mohamed Rahmat BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Abdul Kadir Annuar
11th 2004-2008 Nur Jazlan Mohamed
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Salahuddin Ayub PH (AMANAH)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Pulai Gelang Patah
Kempas
Perling
Pengkalan Rinting
Skudai
Tambatan

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N46 Perling Cheo Yee How PH (DAP)
N47 Kempas Osman Sapian PN (BERSATU)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N46 Perling Johor Bahru City Council
Iskandar Puteri City Council
N47 Kempas Johor Bahru City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Salahuddin Ayub 55,447 63.81 + 63.81
BN Nur Jazlan Mohamed 26,523 30.52 - 11.90
PAS Mohammad Mazri Bin Yahya 4,332 4.99 - 43.10
Independent Yap Keng Tak 591 0.68 + 0.68
Total valid votes 86,893 100.00
Total rejected ballots 966
Unreturned ballots 257
Turnout 88,116 82.92
Registered electors 106,268
Majority 28,924 33.29
PH gain from BN 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. 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 Nur Jazlan Mohamed 43,751 51.91 - 16.47
PAS Salahuddin Ayub 40,525 48.09 + 16.47
Total valid votes 84,276 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,487
Unreturned ballots 161
Turnout 85,924 85.51
Registered electors 100,490
Majority 3,226 3.82
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nur Jazlan Mohamed 38,036 68.38 - 16.63
PAS Abdullah Ideris 17,587 31.62 + 31.62
Total valid votes 55,623 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,079
Unreturned ballots 161
Turnout 56,863 71.42
Registered electors 79,622
Majority 20,449 36.76
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Nur Jazlan Mohamed 42,406 85.01 + 8.59
KEADILAN Md Nasir Ab Wahab 7,480 14.99 - 8.59
Total valid votes 49,886 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,002
Unreturned ballots 60
Turnout 50,948 69.55
Registered electors 73,253
Majority 34,926 70.02
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Kadir Annuar 35,529 76.42 - 6.74
KEADILAN Ismail Awab 10,961 23.58 + 23.58
Total valid votes 46,490 100.00
Total rejected ballots 930
Unreturned ballots 101
Turnout 47,521 65.95
Registered electors 72,056
Majority 24,568 52.84
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Rahmat 36,871 83.16 + 20.23
S46 Omar Sharif 7,468 16.84 + 16.84
Total valid votes 44,339 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,378
Unreturned ballots 229
Turnout 45,946 67.16
Registered electors 68,412
Majority 29,403 66.32
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Rahmat 29,855 62.93 - 1.40
PRM A. Razak Ahmad 17,583 37.07 + 1.40
Total valid votes 47,438 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,702
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 49,140 76.08
Registered electors 64,589
Majority 12,272 25.86
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Rahmat 21,743 64.33
PSRM Gurdial Singh Nijan Sadu Singh 12,056 35.67
Total valid votes 33,799 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,105
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 34,904 70.75
Registered electors 49,333
Majority 9,687 28.66
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Rahmat 33,861 77.02
DAP Abdullah Abdul Hamid 10,105 22.98
Total valid votes 43,966 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,446
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,412 75.71
Registered electors 61,303
Majority 23,756
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Rahmat 29,717 88.05
PAS Abdul Hamid Abdul Rahim 4,034 11.95
Total valid votes 33,751 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 45,834
Majority 25,683
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohamed Rahmat 18,835 75.79
PSRM A. Razak Ahmad 6,015 24.21
Total valid votes 24,850 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,496
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 26,346 81.73
Registered electors 32,236
Majority 12,820
This was a new constituency created.

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