Segamat Utara (federal constituency)

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Segamat Utara
Johor constituency
Defunct federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Constituency created1958
Constituency abolished1974
First contested1959
Last contested1969

Segamat Utara was a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1959 to 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and was mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Segamat Utara
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Abdullah Mohd Salleh Alliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Abdullah Mohd Salleh Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964-1968
1968-1969 Musa Hitam
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[1][2]
3rd 1971-1973 Musa Hitam Alliance (UMNO)
1973-1974 BN (UMNO)
Constituency abolished, renamed from Segamat

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Musa Hitam 10,212 61.18
DAP Tan Thian San 6,480 38.82
Total valid votes 16,692 100.00
Total rejected ballots 500
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,192 78.86
Registered electors 21,802
Majority 3,732
Alliance hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 19 October 1968
Upon the death of incumbent, Abdullah Mohd Salleh
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Musa Hitam 9,485 62.34
DAP Lee Ah Meng 5,731 37.66
Total valid votes 15,216 100.00
Total rejected ballots 211
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 15,427 74.24
Registered electors 20,779
Majority 3,754
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdullah Mohd Salleh 9,646 57.21
Socialist Front Pang Lee Seng 4,671 27.70
UDP Lim Meng See 2,545 15.09
Total valid votes 16,862 100.00
Total rejected ballots 549
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,411 85.88
Registered electors 20,273
Majority 4,975
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdullah Mohd Salleh 6,572 52.84
Independent Lim Meng See 4,948 39.78
PMIP Syed Mohamed Abdullah Al-Khard 917 7.37
Total valid votes 12,437 100.00
Total rejected ballots 109
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 12,546 83.40
Registered electors 15,044
Majority 1,624
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

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