Tanjung Piai (federal constituency)

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Tanjung Piai (P165)
Johor constituency
P165 Tanjung Piai.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wee Jeck Seng
BN
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]53,528
Area (km²)[2]486

Tanjung Piai (formerly Tanjong Piai) is a federal constituency in Pontian 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 Tanjung Piai's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (56.8%)
  Chinese (41.64%)
  Indian (1.01%)
  Other ethnicities (0.55%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Tanjung Piai constituency has a total of 27 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Poling Districts Code Location
Pekan Nanas(N55) Parit Kudus 165/55/01 SK Parit Kudus
Tanjong Ayer Hitam 165/55/02 SK Tanjong Ayer Hitam
Ladang South Malaya 165/55/03 SK Parit Haji Adnan
Melayu Raya 165/55/04 SK Melayu Raya
Kampong Lubok Sawah 165/55/05 SK Kampung Sawah
Tenggayon 165/55/06 SK Seri Bunian
Pengkalan Raja Pontian 165/55/07 SK Pengkalan Raja
Bandar Pekan Nenas Barat 165/55/08 SMK Dato' Mohd. Yunos Sulaiman
Bandar Pekan Nenas Timor 165/55/09 SMK Pekan Nanas
Bandar Pekan Nenas Tengah 165/55/10 SK Pekan Nanas
Bandar Pekan Nenas Selatan 165/55/11 SJK (C) Yu Ming (1)
Kukup(N56) Ladang Sungai Burong 165/56/01 SK Jeram Batu
Jalan Rimba Terjun 165/56/02 SJK (C) Bin Chong
Kampong Duku 165/56/03 SJK (C) Cheow Min
Kampong Rimba Terjun 165/56/04 SK Rimba Terjun
Parit Hj. Ismail 165/56/05 SK Sungai Bunyi
Rambah 165/56/06 SK Rambah
Parit Rambai 165/56/07 SK Parit Rambai
Peradin 165/56/08 SK Belokok
Telok Kerang 165/56/09 SK Telok Kerang
Penerok 165/56/10 SK Penerok
Sungai Boh 165/56/11 SK Sungai Boh
Bandar Permas Kechil 165/56/12 SJK (C) Pei Chiao
Permas Kechil 165/56/13 SMK Sri Kukup
Sungai Durian 165/56/14 SK Sungai Durian
Serkat 165/56/15 SK Serkat
Andek Mori 165/56/16 SK Andek Mori

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Tanjung Piai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Pontian
Tanjong Piai
11th 2004–2008 Ong Ka Ting (黄家定) BN (MCA)
12th 2008–2013 Wee Jeck Seng (黄日昇)
13th 2013–2018
Tanjung Piai
14th 2018–2019 Mohamed Farid Md Rafik PH (BERSATU)
2019–present Wee Jeck Seng (黄日昇) BN (MCA)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Tanjong Piai Kukup
Pekan Nenas
Tanjung Piai Kukup
Pekan Nanas

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N55 Pekan Nanas Yeo Tung Siong PH (DAP)
N56 Kukup Md Othman Yusof BN (UMNO)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general by-election, 2019
Upon the death of the incumbent, Mohamed Farid Md Rafik
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wee Jeck Seng 25,466 65.60 +19.48
PH Karmaine Sardini 10,380 26.74 -20.55
GERAKAN Wendy Subramaniam 1,707 4.40 +4.40
Berjasa Badhrulhisham Abd Aziz 850 2.19 +2.19
Independent Ang Chuan Lock 380 0.98 +0.98
Independent Faridah Aryani Abd Ghaffar 32 0.08 +0.08
Total valid votes 38,815 100.00
Total rejected ballots 595
Unreturned ballots 30
Turnout 39,435 74.43
Registered electors 52,986
Majority 15,086 38.86
BN gain from PH Swing .


Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mohamed Farid Md Rafik 21,255 47.29 + 47.29
BN Wee Jeck Seng 20,731 46.12 - 10.00
PAS Nordin Othman¹ 2,962 6.59 + 6.59
Total valid votes 44,948 100.00
Total rejected ballots 841
Unreturned ballots 69
Turnout 45,858 85.67
Registered electors 53,528
Majority 524 1.17
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.

Note: 1Nordin Othman was a candidate of Pan-Malaysian Islamic Front (BERJASA), who had contested under the PAS banner through the Gagasan Sejahtera pact.[5]

Malaysian general election, 2013: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wee Jeck Seng 25,038 56.12 - 11.95
DAP Mahdzir Ibrahim 19,581 43.88 + 11.95
Total valid votes 44,619 100.00
Total rejected ballots 918
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 45,622 87.95
Registered electors 51,875
Majority 5,457 12.24
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wee Jeck Seng 23,302 68.07 - 18.29
DAP Ahmad Ton 10,931 31.93 + 18.29
Total valid votes 34,233 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,117
Unreturned ballots 214
Turnout 35,564 77.82
Registered electors 45,701
Majority 12,371 36.14
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ong Ka Ting 28,046 86.36
DAP Tan Hang Meng 4,431 13.64
Total valid votes 32,477 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,461
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,938 76.14
Registered electors
Majority 23,615 72.72
This was a new constituency created.

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