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 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]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang South Malaya, Melayu Raya, Kampong Lubok Sawah, Parit Mesjid, Parit Mesjid Darat, Jalan Rimba Terjun, Kampong Duku, Tenggayon, Pengkalan Raja Pontian, Bandar Pekan Nenas Barat, Bandar Pekan Nenas Timor, Bandar Pekan Nenas Tengah, Bandar Pekan Nenas Selatan, Kampong Rimba Terjun, Parit Haji Ismail, Rambah, Parit Rambai, Ladang Sungai Burong, Peradin, Telok Kerang, Penerok, Sungai Boh, Bandar Permas Kechil, Permas Kechil, Sungai Durian, Serkat, Andek Mori.

2016–present:[4] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang South Malaya, Melayu Raya, Kampong Lubok Sawah, Parit Mesjid, Parit Mesjid Darat, Jalan Rimba Terjun, Kampong Duku, Tenggayon, Pengkalan Raja Pontian, Bandar Pekan Nenas Barat, Bandar Pekan Nenas Timor, Bandar Pekan Nenas Tengah, Bandar Pekan Nenas Selatan, Kampong Rimba Terjun, Parit Hj. Ismail, Rambah, Parit Rambai, Ladang Sungai Burong, Peradin, Telok Kerang, Penerok, Sungai Boh, Bandar Permas Kechil, Permas Kechil, Sungai Durian, Serkat, 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)
2019–2020 Wee Jeck Seng (黄日昇) BN (MCA)
2020-present PN (MCA)

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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