Seremban (federal constituency)

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Seremban
Negeri Sembilan constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Loke Siew Fook
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Seremban is a federal constituency in Negeri Sembilan, 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 Polling Districts: The constituency contains the polling districts of Pekan Broga, Ulu Beranang, Kampong Daching, Kampong Rawa Ulu, Lenggeng, Machang, Desa Sri Pantai, Pantai, Panchor, Nilai, Batang Benar, Pekan Pajam, Kampung Gebok, Batu Sebelas, Kampong Bahru Mantin, Pekan Mantin, Kg. Attap, Mantin Dalam, Bandar Baru Nilai, Kg Lobak, Ulu Temiang, Kampong Nee Yan, Jalan Manickavasagam, Lobak, Taman Templer, Taman Temiang Jaya, Temiang, Limbok, Jalan Yazid Ahmad, Jalan Han Hui Foong, Taman Paroi Jaya, Sikamat, Taman Jujur, Jalan Sikamat, Medan Rahang, Rahang, Taman Desa Rhu, Ampangan, Kampong Gedong Lalang, Taman Datuk Shahbandar, Dusun Nyior, Taman Rahang, Rahang Timor, Kampong Jiboi.

2016–2018 Polling Districts:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pekan Broga, Ulu Beranang, Kampong Daching, Kampong Rawa Ulu, Lenggeng, Machang, Desa Sri Pantai, Pantai, Panchor, Nilai, Batang Benar, Pekan Pajam, Kampung Gebok, Batu Sebelas, Kampong Bahru Mantin, Pekan Mantin, Kg Attap, Mantin Dalam, Bandar Baru Nilai, Kg Lobak, Ulu Temiang, Kampong Nee Yan, Jalan Manickavasagam, Lobak, Taman Templer, Taman Temiang Jaya, Temiang, Limbok, Jalan Yazid Ahmad, Jalan Han Hui Foong, Taman Paroi Jaya, Sikamat, Taman Jujur, Jalan Sikamat, Medan Rahang, Rahang, Taman Desa Rhu, Ampangan, Kampong Gedong Lalang, Taman Datuk Shahbandar, Dusun Nyior, Taman Rahang, Rahang Timor, Kampong Jiboi.

2018–present Polling Districts:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pekan Broga, Ulu Beranang, Kampong Daching, Kampong Rawa Ulu, Lenggeng, Machang, Desa Sri Pantai, Pantai, Panchor, Nilai, Batang Benar, Pekan Pajam, Kampung Gebok, Batu Sebelas, Kampong Bahru Mantin, Pekan Mantin, Kg Attap, Mantin Dalam, Bandar Baru Nilai, Kg Lobak, Ulu Temiang, Jalan Manickavasagam, Lobak, Taman Templer, Kampong Nee Yan, Taman Temiang Jaya, Temiang, Limbok, Jalan Yazid Ahmad, Jalan Han Hui Foong, Taman Paroi Jaya, Sikamat, Taman Jujur, Jalan Sikamat, Taman Desa Rhu, Medan Rahang, Ampangan, Kampong Gedong Lalang, Taman Datuk Shahbandar, Dusun Nyior, Kampong Jiboi.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Seremban
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Chen Man Hin DAP
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1983 Lee San Choon BN (MCA)
1983-1986 Chen Man Hin DAP
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995 Yim Chee Chong BN (MCA)
9th 1995-1999 Hon Choon Kim
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 John Fernandez DAP
13th 2013-2018 Loke Siew Fook
14th 2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Loke Siew Fook 55,503 60.45
BN Chong Sin Woon 24,809 27.02
PAS Shariffuddin Ahmad 11,506 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 gain from DAP 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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