Segamat (federal constituency)

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Segamat
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Edmund Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]55,350

Segamat is a federal constituency in 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Mensudot Lama, Balai Badang, Palong Timor, Sepang Loi, Mensudut Pindah, Awat, Pekan Gemas Bahru, Gomali, Tambang, Paya Lang, Ladang Sungai Muar, Kuala Paya, Bandar Buloh Kasap Utara, Bandar Buloh Kasap Selatan, Buloh Kasap, Gelang Chinchin, Sepinang, Gemas Baru, Fortrose, Sungai Senarut, Bandar Batu Anam, Batu Anam, Bandan, Welch, Paya Jakas, Bandar Jementah Barat, Bandar Jementah Timor, Bandar Jementah Tengah, Bandar Jementah Selatan, Jementah, Sungai Siput, Kampong Bukit Tunggal, Tebing Tinggi, Gemereh, Berata, Jalan Kolam Air, Sungai Kapeh, Pasar, Bandar, Jalan Gemereh, Genuang, Genuang Selatan, Kampong Abdullah Utara.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Mensudot Lama, Balai Badang, Palong Timor, Sepang Loi, Mensudot Pindah, Awat, Pekan Gemas Bahru, Gomali, Tambang, Paya Lang, Ladang Sungai Muar, Kuala Paya, Bandar Buloh Kasap Utara, Bandar Buloh Kasap Selatan, Buloh Kasap, Gelang Chinchin, Sepinang, Gemas Baru, Fortrose, Sungai Senarut, Bandar Batu Anam, Batu Anam, Bandan, Welch, Paya Jakas, Bandar Jementah Barat, Bandar Jementah Timor, Bandar Jementah Tengah, Bandar Jementah Selatan, Jementah, Sungai Siput, Kampong Bukit Tunggal, Tebing Tinggi, Gemereh, Berata, Jalan Kolam Air, Sungai Kapeh, Pasar, Bandar, Jalan Gemereh, Genuang, Genuang Selatan, Kampong Abdullah Utara.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Segamat
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Lee San Choon BN
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Subramaniam Sinniah
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Subramaniam Sathasivam
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu 24,060 53.09 + 4.66
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 ?
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
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
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
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
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
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
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sinniah 18,644 59.13
DAP Chan Yiek Nung 12,115 38.42
PAS Abdul Razak Daud 771 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
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Subramaniam Sinniah 20,932 66.37
DAP Tan Tien Lim 9,925 31.47
Independent Hee Moi @ Hooi Kai 683 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
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lee San Choon 22,098 82.22
PAS Abdul Hak Fadzil 4,780 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
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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