Simpang Renggam (federal constituency)

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Simpang Renggam
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Maszlee Malik
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]43,998

Simpang Renggam 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 Sri Desa, Rancangan FELDA Ayer Hitam, Sri Lalang, Pekan Machap, Machap, Kampong Ulu Benut, Bandar Simpang Renggam Utara, Bandar Simpang Renggam Timor, Simpang Renggam, Ladang Tun Dr. Ismail, FELCRA Simpang Renggam, Jalan Benut, Ladang Nenas, Kampong Chokro, Kampong Sahari, Senda, Bandar Renggam, Kebun Bahru, Sembrong, Chemara, Layang-Layang, Bandar Layang-Layang Selatan, Bandar Layang-Layang Utara, Renggam, Ladang Southern Malay, FELDA Layang-Layang.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sri Desa, Rancangan FELDA Ayer Hitam, Sri Lalang, Pekan Machap, Machap, Kampong Ulu Benut, Bandar Simpang Renggam Utara, Bandar Simpang Renggam Timor, Simpang Renggam, Ladang Tun Dr. Ismail, FELCRA Simpang Renggam, Jalan Benut, Ladang Nenas, Kampong Chokro, Kampong Sahari, Senda, Bandar Renggam, Kebun Bahru, Sembrong, Chemara, Layang-Layang, Bandar Layang-Layang Selatan, Bandar Layang-Layang Utara, Renggam, Ladang Southern Malay, FELDA Layang-Layang.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Simpang Renggam
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
11th 2004-2008 Kerk Kim Tim @ Kerk Choo Ting BN
12th 2008-2013 Liang Teck Meng
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Maszlee Malik PH (BERSATU)

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 Kaiat 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
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
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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