Simpang Renggam (federal constituency)

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Simpang Renggam (P151)
Johor constituency
DUN Johor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Maszlee Malik
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]43,998
Area (km²)[2]751

Simpang Renggam is a federal constituency in Kluang District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Simpang Renggam's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (59.61%)
  Chinese (30.8%)
  Indian (8.84%)
  Other ethnicities (0.75%)

History[edit]

Polling districrs[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Simpang Renggam constituency is divided into 26 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling District Code Location
Machap(N26) Sri Desa 151/26/01 Balai Raya Kampung Sri Desa
Rancangan FELDA Ayer Hitam 151/26/02 SK LKTP Ayer Hitam
Sri Lalang 151/26/03 SK Seri Lalang
Pekan Machap 151/26/04 SJK (C) Machap
Machap 151/26/05 Sekolah Agama Seri Machap
Kampong Ulu Benut 151/26/06 SK Seri Kencana
Bandar Simpang Renggam Utara 151/26/07 SJK (C) Tuan Poon
Bandar Simpang Renggam Timor 151/26/08 SK Simpang Renggam
Simpang Renggam 151/26/09 SMK Dato' Abdul Rahman Andak
FELCRA Simpang Renggam 151/26/10 SK Bukit Kenangan
Jalan Benut 151/26/11 SK Dato' Ibrahim Majid
Ladang Nenas 151/26/12 SK Sungai Linau
Layang-Layang(N27) Ladang Tun Dr. Ismail 151/27/01 SK Ladang Tun Dr. Ismail
Kampong Chokro 151/27/02 Sekolah Agama Kompleks Penghulu Simpang Renggam
Kampong Sahari 151/27/03 Sekolah Agama Kompleks Penghulu Simpang Renggam
Senda 151/27/04 SMK Dato' Hj. Hassan Yunos
Bandar Renggam 151/27/05 SJK (C) Chin Chiang
Kebun Bahru 151/27/06 SK Jubli Intan
Sembrong 151/27/07 SJK (T) Ladang Sembrong
Chemara 151/27/08 SJK (T) Ulu Remis
Layang-Layang 151/27/09 Sekolah Agama Pekan Layang-Layang
Bandar Layang-Layang Selatan 151/27/10 Dewan Orang Ramai Layang-Layang
Bandar Layang-Layang Utara 151/27/11 SJK (C) Layang
Renggam 151/27/12 SK Seri Kg. Renggam
Ladang Southern Malay 151/27/13 SJK (T) Ladang Southern Malay
FELDA Layang-Layang 151/27/14 SK (Felda) Layang-Layang

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Simpang Renggam
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kluang and Sungai Benut
11th 2004-2008 Kerk Kim Tim @ Kerk Choo Ting (郭洙镇) BN (GERAKAN)
12th 2008-2013 Liang Teck Meng (梁德明)
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018–2020 Maszlee Malik PH (BERSATU)
2020 BERSATU
2020-present Independent

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Simpang Renggam Machap
Layang-layang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N26 Machap Abd. Taib Abu Bakar BN (UMNO)
N27 Layang-Layang Onn Hafiz Ghazi

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Maszlee Malik 18,157 50.68 +50.68
BN Liang Teck Meng 14,682 40.99 -17.45
PAS Mohd Jubri Selamat 2,983 8.33 -33.23
Total valid votes 35,822 100.00
Total rejected ballots 779
Unreturned ballots 94
Turnout 36,695 83.40
Registered electors 43,998
Majority 3,475 9.69
PH gain from BN Swing +34.07
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 Liang Teck Meng 19,754 58.44 -7.24
PAS Suhaizan Kayat 14,048 41.56 +7.24
Total valid votes 33,802 100.00
Total rejected ballots 868
Unreturned ballots 84
Turnout 34,754 86.58
Registered electors 40,143
Majority 5,706
BN hold Swing -7.24
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Liang Teck Meng 16,450 65.68 -14.01
PAS Atan Gombang 8,597 34.32 +14.01
Total valid votes 25,047 100.00
Total rejected ballots 924
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 25,998 74.58
Registered electors 34,859
Majority 7,853
BN hold Swing -14.01


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
BN Kerk Kim Tim @ Kerk Choo Ting 18,997 79.69
PAS Atan Gombang 4,842 20.31
Total valid votes 23,839 100.00
Total rejected ballots 907
Unreturned ballots 142
Turnout 24,888 72.69
Registered electors
Majority 14,155
This was a new constituency created.

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