Seremban (federal constituency)

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Seremban (P128)
Negeri Sembilan constituency
DUN N Sembilan 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Anthony Loke Siew Fook
PH
Constituency created1955
Constituency abolished1959
Constituency re-created1974
First contested1955
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]113,260
Area (km²)[2]493

Seremban is a federal constituency in Seremban District, Negeri Sembilan, 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. This is most state constituency in Malaysia with six electors.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Seremban's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (48.39%)
  Chinese (36.75%)
  Indian (13.25%)
  Other ethnicities (1.61%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Seremban constituency is divided into 41 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling district Cide Location
Lenggeng (N09) Pekan Broga 128/09/01 SJK (C) Kg Baru Broga
Ulu Beranang 128/09/02 SK Ulu Beranang
Kampong Daching 128/09/03 SK Kampong Daching
Kampong Rawa Ulu 128/09/04 SK Mendum
Lenggeng 128/09/05 SK Dato' Klana Putra
Machang 128/09/06 SK Sungai Jai
Desa Sri Pantai 128/09/07 SK Pantai
Pantai 128/09/08 Kompleks Komuniti Desa Seremban
Panchor 128/09/09
  • SK Panchor
  • SMK Panchor
Nilai(N10) Nilai 128/10/01 SMK Dato' Mohd Said
Batang Benar 128/10/02 SK Batang Benar
Pekan Pajam 128/10/03 SJK (C) Kg Baru Pajam
Kampung Gebok 128/10/04 Balai Raya Kampung Gebok Pajam
Batu Sebelas 128/10/05 SK Mantin
Kampong Bahru Mantin 128/10/06 SMK Mantin
Pekan Mantin 128/10/07 SJK (C) Chung Hua Mantin
Kg Attap 128/10/08 SJK (C) Chi Chi Mantin
Mantin Dalam 128/10/09 Tabika Kemas Kampung Mantin Dalam
Bandar Baru Nilai 128/10/10 SMK Taman Semarak
Lobak(N11) Kg Lobak 128/11/01 SJK (C) Pei Hua
Ulu Temiang 128/11/02 SJK (C) Chi Hwa
Jalan Manickavasagam 128/11/03 SJK (T) Tan Sri Manickavasagam
Lobak 128/11/04 SJK (C) Chung Hua
Taman Templer 128/11/05 SJK (C) Chan Wa
Kampong Nee Yan 128/11/06 SJK (C) Kuo Min
Temiang(N12) Taman Temiang Jaya 128/12/01 SMA Sheikh Haji Mohd Said
Temiang 128/12/02 SJK (C) Chan Wa
Limbok 128/12/03 SK Temiang
Jalan Yazid Ahmad 128/12/04 SK Seri Kelana
Jalan Han Hui Foong 128/12/05 SMK Dato Klana Maamor
Sikamat(N13) Taman Paroi Jaya 128/13/01 SK Taman Paroi Jaya
Sikamat 128/13/02 SJK (C) Kg Seri Sikamat
Taman Jujur 128/13/03 SK Sikamat
Jalan Sikamat 128/13/04 SMK Dato Sheikh Ahmad
Taman Desa Rhu 128/13/05 Institut Perguruan Raja Melewar Sikamat
Ampangan(N14) Medan Rahang 128/14/01 Kolej Mara Seremban
Ampangan 128/14/02 SK K.G.V Seremban
Kampong Gedong Lalang 128/14/03 SM Teknik Ampangan
Taman Dato Shahbandar 128/14/04 SK Ampangan
Dusun Nyior 128/14/05 SK Taman Dusun Nyior
Kampong Jiboi 128/14/06 SMA Makmor Ampangan Seremban

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Seremban
Parliament Years Member Party
Federal Legislative Council
1st 1955-1959 Lim Kee Siong (林纪祥) Alliance (MCA)
Constituency abolished, split into Seremban Barat and Seremban Timor
Parliament of Malaysia
Constituency created, renamed from Seremban Timor
4th 1974-1978 Chen Man Hin (曾敏兴) DAP
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1983 Lee San Choon (李三春) BN (MCA)
1983-1986 Chen Man Hin (曾敏兴) DAP
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Yim Chee Chong (严慈忠) BN (MCA)
9th 1995-1999 Hon Choon Kim (韩春锦)
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 John Fernandez (ஜொஹ்ன் பெர்னாண்டஸ்) DAP
13th 2013-2018 Anthony Loke Siew Fook (陆兆福)
14th 2018-present PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Seremban Ampangan
Labu
Lenggeng Lenggeng
Lobak
Nilai
Rahang
Rantau
Rasah
Senawang
Seremban
Sikamat
Sungai Ujong
Sungei Ujong
Temiang
Terentang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N9 Lenggeng Suhaimi Kassim PH (AMANAH)
N10 Nilai Arul Kumar Jambunathan PH (DAP)
N11 Lobak Chew Seh Yong
N12 Temiang Ng Chin Tsai
N13 Sikamat Aminuddin Harun PH (PKR)
N14 Ampangan Mohamad Rafie Abdul Malek

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N9 Lenggeng Seremban City Council
N10 Nilai Seremban City Council
N11 Lobak Seremban City Council
N12 Temiang Seremban City Council
N13 Sikamat Seremban City Council
N14 Ampangan Seremban City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Loke Siew Fook 55,503 60.45 +60.45
BN Chong Sin Woon 24,809 27.02 -11.50
PAS Shariffuddin Ahmad 11,506 12.53 +12.53
Total valid votes 91,818 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,052
Unreturned ballots 384
Turnout 93,254 84.65
Registered electors 110,168
Majority 30,694 33.43
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Negeri Sembilan [P.U. (B) 242/2018]" (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 Negeri Sembilan [P.U. (B) 316/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Loke Siew Fook 45,628 53.12 - 0.06
BN Yeow Chai Thiam 33,075 38.52 - 8.30
Berjasa Abdul Halim Abdullah 6,866 8.00 + 8.00
Independent John Fernandez 221 0.26 + 0.26
Independent Bujang Abu 83 0.10 + 0.10
Total valid votes 85,873 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,486
Unreturned ballots 258
Turnout 87,617 85.64
Registered electors 102,305
Majority 12,553
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP John Fernandez 32,970 53.18 + 17.46
BN Yu Chok Tow 29,022 46.82 - 17.46
Total valid votes 61,992 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,248
Unreturned ballots 197
Turnout 64,437 76.10
Registered electors 84,675
Majority 3,948
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hon Choon Kim 36,542 64.28 + 6.19
DAP Choon Yen Loong 20,306 35.72 - 6.19
Total valid votes 56,848 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,190
Unreturned ballots 134
Turnout 59,172 72.42
Registered electors
Majority 16,236
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hon Choon Kim 33,155 58.09 - 5.98
DAP Lee Peng Fee 23,919 41.91 + 12.75
Total valid votes 57,074 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,841
Unreturned ballots 1,093
Turnout 60,008 74.62
Registered electors
Majority 9,236
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hon Choon Kim 33,452 64.07 + 14.00
DAP Lee Yuen Fong 15,217 29.15 - 20.78
PAS Ishak Mat Aris 3,542 6.78 + 6.78
Total valid votes 52,211 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,632
Unreturned ballots 549
Turnout 54,392 73.81
Registered electors
Majority 18,235
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yim Chee Chong 26,874 50.07 + 1.22
DAP Chen Man Hin 26,797 49.93 - 1.22
Total valid votes 53,671 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,452
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 55,123 72.93
Registered electors
Majority 77
BN gain from DAP Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chen Man Hin 23,577 51.15 - 6.57
BN Yim Chee Chong 22,513 48.85 + 6.57
Total valid votes 46,090 100.00
Total rejected ballots 776
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,866 71.47
Registered electors 65,571
Majority 1,064
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general by-election, 19 November 1983
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Lee San Choon
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chen Man Hin 23,897 57.72
BN Rosie Teh 17,504 42.28
Total valid votes 41,401 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 60,899
Majority 6,393
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lee San Choon 23,258 50.93
DAP Chen Man Hin 22,413 49.07
Total valid votes 45,671 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,232
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,903 77.22
Registered electors 60,739
Majority 845
BN gain from DAP Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chen Man Hin 23,057 60.61
BN Gan Kong Seng 14,984 39.39
Total valid votes 38,041 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 52,924
Majority 8,073
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chen Man Hin 16,280 55.71
BN Wong Seng Chow 12,941 44.29
Total valid votes 29,221 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,751
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,972 74.33
Registered electors 41,671
Majority 3,339
This was a new constituency created.

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