Sekijang (federal constituency)

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Sekijang
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Natrah Ismail
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]45,596

Sekijang is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 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 Pemanis 1, Pemanis 2, Bumbun, Sulir, Pekan Jabi, Tahang Rimau, Jalan Buloh Kasap, Kampong Mengkudu, Kampong Tengah, FELDA Medoi, Kampong Jawa, Gubah, Kampong Abdullah Selatan, Segamat Baru, Ladang Segamat, FELDA Kemelah, Redong, Sekijang, Chuan Moh San, Kampong Melayu Raya, Bukit Siput, Pekan Bukit Siput Utara, Paya Pulai, Pogoh, Ladang Labis Bahru, Pekan Bukit Siput Selatan.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pemanis 1, Pemanis 2, Bumbun, Sulir, Pekan Jabi, Tahang Rimau, Jalan Buloh Kasap, Kampong Mengkudu, Kampong Tengah, FELDA Medoi, Kampong Jawa, Gubah, Kampong Abdullah Selatan, Segamat Baru, Ladang Segamat, FELDA Kemelah, Redong, Sekijang, Chuan Moh San, Kampong Melayu Raya, Bukit Siput, Pekan Bukit Siput Utara, Paya Pulai, Pogoh, Ladang Labis Bahru, Pekan Bukit Siput Selatan.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Sekijang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
11th 2004-2008 Baharum Mohamed BN
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Anuar Abdul Manap
14th 2018-present Natrah Ismail PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Natrah Ismail 19,559 51.69 + 5.77
BN Ayub Rahmat 18,278 48.31 - 5.77
Total valid votes 37,837 100.00
Total rejected ballots 558
Unreturned ballots 132
Turnout 38,527 84.97
Registered electors 45,596
Majority 1,281 3.38
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 Anuar Abdul Manap 19,934 54.08 - 14.83
PKR Julailey Jemadi 16,927 45.92 + 14.83
Total valid votes 36,861 100.00
Total rejected ballots 587
Unreturned ballots 71
Turnout 37,519 87.12
Registered electors 43,066
Majority 3,007
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Baharum Mohamed 17,979 68.91 - 11.49
PKR Zulkaply Salleh 8,112 31.09 + 11.49
Total valid votes 26,091 100.00
Total rejected ballots 622
Unreturned ballots 3
Turnout 26,716 76.03
Registered electors 35,138
Majority 9,867
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Baharum Mohamed 19,628 80.40
KEADILAN Zulkaply Salleh 4,786 19.60
Total valid votes 24,414 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,414 72.67
Registered electors
Majority 14,842
This was a new constituency created.

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