Segamat (federal constituency)

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Segamat (P140)
Johor constituency
DUN Johor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Edmund Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu
PN
Constituency created1955
Constituency abolished1959
Constituency re-created1974
First contested1955
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]55,350
Area (km²)[2]941

Segamat is a federal constituency in Segamat District, Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1955 to 1959 and 1974 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 1955 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 Segamat's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (46.19%)
  Chinese (42.77%)
  Indian (10.09%)
  Other ethnicities (0.68%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 33 March 2018, the Segamat constituency has a total of 34 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Buloh Kasap(N01) Mensudot Lema 140/01/01 SK Mensudut Lama
Balai Badang 140/01/02 SK Balai Badang
Palong Timor 140/01/03 SK LKTP Palong Timor
Sepang Loi 140/01/04 SK Spang Loi
Mensudot Pindah 140/01/05 SK Mensudut Pindah
Awat 140/01/06 SK Kampong Awat
Pekan Gemas Bahru 140/01/07 SJK (C) Tah Kang
Gomali 140/01/08 SJK (T) Ladang Gomali
Tambang 140/01/09 SK Tambang
Paya Lang 140/01/10 Balai Rata Kampung Paya Lang
Ladang Sungai Muar 140/01/11 Balai Raya Taman Suria Buloh Kasap
Kuala Paya 140/01/12 SK Kuala Paya
Bandar Buloh Kasap Utara 140/01/13 SA Buloh Kasap
Bandar Buloh Kasap Selatan 140/01/14 SK Buloh Kasap
Buloh Kasap 140/01/15 SMK Buluh Kasap
Gelang Chinchin 140/01/16 SK Gelang Chinchin
Sepinang 140/01/17 SK Sepinang
Jementah(N02) Gemas Baru 140/02/01 SJK (T) Lasang Fortrose
Fortrose 140/02/02 SJK (T) Ladang Fortrose
Sungai Senarut 140/02/03 SJK (T) Ldg Sg Senarut
Bandar Batu Anam 140/02/04 SMK Dato' Ahmad Arshad
Batu Anam 140/02/05 SMK Seri Kenangan
Bandan 140/02/06 Balai Raya Kampong Lubok Bandan
Welch 140/02/07 SK Ladang Welch
Paya Jakas 140/02/08 SK Paya Jakas
Bandar Jementah Barat 140/02/09 SA Jementah
Bandar Jementah Timor 140/02/10 SMK Jementah
Bandar Jementah Tengah 140/02/11 SJK (C) Jementah 1
Bandar Jementah Selatan 140/02/12 Dewan Seberguna Jementah
Jementah 140/02/13 SK Jementah
Sungai Siput 140/02/14 Balai Raya Kampung Sg. Siput
Kampong Bukit Tunggal 140/02/15 SK Bukit Tunggal
Tebing Tinggi 140/02/16 SK Tebing Tinggi
Gemereh 140/02/17 SK Gemereh
Berata 140/02/18 Dewan Seberguna Kampung Berata
Jalam Kolam Air 140/02/19 SA Bandar Segamat
Sungai Kapeh 140/02/20 SK Bukit Hampar
Pasar 140/02/21 SJK (C) Seg Hwa
Bandar 140/02/21 SJK (C) Seg Hwa
Jalan Gemereh 140/02/23 Dewan Sri Anggun Sek. Latihan Jururawat Hospital Lama
Genuang 140/02/24 Dewan Seberguna Kampung Abdullah
Genuang Selatan 140/02/25 Dewan Choon Chew Chee Kampung Abdullah
Kampong Abdullah Utara 140/02/26 SJK (C) Li Chi

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Segamat
Parliament Years Member Party
Federal Legislative Council
1st 1955-1959 Sardon Jubir Alliance (UMNO)
Constituency abolished, split into Segamat Selatan and Segamat Utara
Parliament of Malaysia
Constituency created, renamed from Segamat Selatan
4th 1974-1978 Lee San Choon (李三春) BN (MCA)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Subramaniam Sinniah (சி. சுப்ரமணியம்) BN (MIC)
7th 1986-1990¹
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Subramaniam Sathasivam (ச. சுப்ரமணியம்)
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-2020 Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu (சந்தார்த்த குமார்) PH (PKR)
2020-present PN (BERSATU)

Note: 1Noted that in 1984 redelineation exercise this Segamat constituency is now shifted north to Segamat city centre from former Labis constituency, not Labis, Johor in Segamat District where now renamed as Labis.

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Segamat Bandar Segamat
Bukit Serampang
Buloh Kasap
Jementah
Segamat North
Segamat South
Sepinang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N1 Buloh Kasap Zahari Sarip BN (UMNO)
N2 Jementah Tan Chen Choon PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu 24,060 53.09 +53.09
BN Subramaniam Sathasivam 18,584 41.01 -10.56
PAS Khairul Faizi Ahmad Kamil 2,676 5.90 +5.90
Total valid votes 45,320 100.00
Total rejected ballots 726
Unreturned ballots 124
Turnout 46,170 83.41
Registered electors 55,350
Majority 5,476 12.08
PH gain from BN Swing +7.61
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. 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.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sathasivam 20,037 51.57 -3.61
PKR Chua Jui Meng 18,820 48.43 +48.43
Total valid votes 38,857 100.00
Total rejected ballots 950
Unreturned ballots 88
Turnout 39,895 84.87
Registered electors 47,009
Majority 1,217
BN hold Swing -26.02
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sathasivam 15,921 55.18 -8.72
DAP Pang Hok Liong 12,930 44.82 +8.72
Total valid votes 28,851 100.00
Total rejected ballots 847
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 29,699 72.96
Registered electors 40,708
Majority 2,991
BN hold Swing -8.72


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sathasivam 17,953 63.90 +1.56
DAP Pang Hok Liong 10,144 36.10 -1.56
Total valid votes 28,097 100.00
Total rejected ballots 876
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 28,974 70.70
Registered electors 40,981
Majority 7,809
BN hold Swing +1.56


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sinniah 26,350 62.34 -8.38
DAP Tee Gey Yan 15,921 37.66 +10.21
Total valid votes 42,271 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,188
Unreturned ballots 107
Turnout 43,566 71.67
Registered electors 60,786
Majority 10,429
BN hold Swing -9.30


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sinniah 28,710 70.72 +17.37
DAP Yaakob Jantan 11,143 27.45 -19.20
Independent Lim Wah Kin 741 1.83 +1.83
Total valid votes 40,594 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,391
Unreturned ballots 46
Turnout 42,031 72.75
Registered electors 57,774
Majority 17,567
BN hold Swing +18.29


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sinniah 20,070 53.35 -5.78
DAP Simon Tong Tiam Hock 17,549 46.65 +8.23
Total valid votes 37,619 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,156
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,775 73.68
Registered electors 52,626
Majority 2,521
BN hold Swing -7.01


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sinniah 18,644 59.13 -7.24
DAP Chan Yiek Nung 12,115 38.42 +6.95
PAS Abdul Razak Daud 771 2.45 +2.45
Total valid votes 31,530 100.00
Total rejected ballots 920
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,450 73.74
Registered electors 44,007
Majority 6,529
BN hold Swing -7.10


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sinniah 20,932 66.37 -15.85
DAP Tan Tien Lim 9,925 31.47 +31.47
Independent Hee Moi @ Hooi Kai 683 2.17 +2.17
Total valid votes 31,540 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,305
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,845 79.58
Registered electors 41,273
Majority 11,007
BN hold Swing -23.66


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lee San Choon 22,098 82.22 +7.80
PAS Abdul Hak Fadzil 4,780 17.78 +17.78
Total valid votes 26,878 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,493
Majority 17,318
BN hold Swing -4.99


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Lee San Choon 17,369 74.42
DAP Lee Ah Meng 5,971 25.58
Total valid votes 23,340 100.00
Total rejected ballots 958
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,298 81.28
Registered electors 29,896
Majority 11,398
This was a new constituency created.

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