Temerloh (federal constituency)

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Temerloh (P088)
Pahang constituency
DUN Pahang 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]77,995
Area (km²)[2]1,181

Temerloh is a federal constituency in Temerloh District, Pahang, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 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 Temerloh's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (66.47%)
  Chinese (22.52%)
  Indian (8.11%)
  Other ethnicities (2.9%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Temerloh constituency is divided into 44 polling districts.[4]

State conatituency Polling district Code Location
Mentakab (N30) Taman Rimba 088/30/01 Kawasan Lapang Jalan Bendera Puteri Taman Bukit Bendera Mentakab
Bukit Bendera 088/30/02 SMJK Hwa Lian
Bandar Mentakab 088/30/03 SJK (T) Mentakab
Sungai Semantan 088/30/04 Dewan Seri Mentakab
Tanjung Kerayong 088/30/05 SK Abu Bakar
Kampung Baharu 088/30/06 SJK (C) Mentakab 1
Kampung Sungai Ara 088/30/07 SK Bandar Mentakab
Mentakab Tengah 088/30/08 SJK (C) Mentakab 2
Taman Ksm 088/30/09 SMK Mentakab
Kampung Chatin 088/30/10 SMK Bukit Cermin
Sri Kemuning 088/30/11 SK Tanjong Lalang
Temerloh Jaya 088/30/12 SK Temerloh Jaya
Lanchang (N31) Tanjung Belengu 088/31/01 SK Lebak
Pangsenam 088/31/02 Madrasah Ad-Diniah Kg Pangsenam
Buntut Pulau 088/31/03 SK Kampung Tengah
Ladang Yeow Cheng Luan 088/31/04 SJK (C) Yeow Cheng Luan
Desa Bakti 088/31/05 SK Desa Bakti
Sri Layang 088/31/06 SMK Seri Semantan
Batu Kapur 088/31/07 SK Batu Kapor
Ladang Edensor 088/31/08 SJK (T) Ladang Edensor
Sungai Kepong 088/31/09 Balai Raya Sungai Kepong
Rantau Panjang 088/31/10 SK Rantau Panjang
Kampung Dala 088/31/11 Balai Raya Kampung Dala
Kuala Kawang 088/31/12 SK Kuala Kaung
Bandar Lanchang 088/31/13 SMK Lanchang
Mempatih 088/31/14 SK Lubok Terua
Bolok 088/31/15 SK Bolok
FELDA Bukit Damar 088/31/16 SK LKTP Bukit Damar
FELDA Lakum 088/31/17 SK LKTP Lakum
Kuala Semantan (N32) Sri Semantan 088/32/01 SK Mentakab Jaya
Sanggang 088/32/02 SK Sanggang
Songsang 088/32/03 Kolej Vokesional Temerloh
Sanggang Seberang 088/32/04 SK Sanggang Seberang
Kampung Gau 088/32/05 SK Sungai Gau
Teluk Ira 088/32/06 SK Telok Ira
Bangau 088/32/07 SK Bangau
Bandar Temerloh 088/32/08 SJK (C) Khee Chee
Kampung Batu 088/32/09 SMK Temerloh
Jalan Bahagia 088/32/10 SK Jalan Bahagia
Sri Bahagia 088/32/11 SMK Seri Bahagia
Lubuk Pasu 088/32/12 SK Bandar Temerloh
Tanjung Batu 088/32/13 SMK Seberang Temerloh
Paya Pulai 088/32/14 SK Paya Pulai
Lebak Seberang 088/32/15 Tabika Kemas Kampung Lebak Seberang

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Temerloh
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Semantan
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Mohamed Yusof Mahmud Alliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Mohamed Yusof Mahmud Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971-1973 Mohamed Yusof Mahmud Alliance (UMNO)
1973-1974 BN (UMNO)
4th 1974-1978 Hamzah Abu Samah
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Sabbaruddin Chik
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004 Mohd. Sarit Yusoh
11th 2004-2008¹
12th 2008-2013 Saifuddin Abdullah
13th 2013-2018 Nasrudin Hassan PAS
14th 2018-present Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir PH (AMANAH)

Note: 1Noted that in 2003 redelineation exercise this Temerloh constituency is now shifted north to Temerloh city centre from former Mentakab constituency, not Bera, Pahang in Bera District where now renamed as Bera.

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Temerloh Bandar Temerloh
Bera
Chenor
Guai
Jenderak
Kuala Semantan Kuala Semantan
Lanchang
Mentakab Mentakab
Sanggang
Semantan
Teriang
Triang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N30 Mentakab Woo Chee Wan PH (DAP)
N31 Lanchang Mohd Sharkar Shamsudin BN (UMNO)
N32 Kuala Semantan Nor Azmi Mat Ludin

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N30 Mentakab Temerloh Municipal Council
N31 Lanchang Temerloh Municipal Council
N32 Kuala Semantan Temerloh Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir 23,998 39.31 +39.31
BN Mohd Sharkar Shamsudin 22,094 36.19 -12.85
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Md Jusoh Darus 14,734 24.13 -26.83
Independent Mohd Khaidir Ahmad 178 0.29 +0.29
Independent Muhamad Fakhrudin Abu Hanipah 46 0.08 +0.08
Total valid votes 61,050 100.00
Total rejected ballots 865
Unreturned ballots 289
Turnout 62,204 82.85
Registered electors 75,081
Majority 1,904 3.12
PH gain from Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Pahang [P.U. (B) 238/2018]" (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 Pahang [P.U. (B) 312/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Nasrudin Hassan 28,267 50.96 + 50.96
BN Saifuddin Abdullah 27,197 49.04 - 3.99
Total valid votes 55,464 100.00
Total rejected ballots 977
Unreturned ballots 154
Turnout 56,595 85.61
Registered electors 66,105
Majority 1,070 1.92
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Saifuddin Abdullah 21,381 53.03 - 14.16
PKR Ahmad Nizam Hamid 18,940 46.97 + 46.97
Total valid votes 40,321 100.00
Total rejected ballots 924
Unreturned ballots 218
Turnout 41,463 76.77
Registered electors 54,010
Majority 2,441 6.06
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Sarit Yusoh 24,633 67.19 + 16.91
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Idris Omar 12,026 32.81 - 16.91
Total valid votes 36,659 100.00
Total rejected ballots 884
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 37,543 75.11
Registered electors 49,984
Majority 12,607 34.38
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Sarit Yusoh 19,379 50.28 - 10.89
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Abdul Wahab Ismail 19,166 49.72 + 49.72
Total valid votes 38,545 100.00
Total rejected ballots 915
Unreturned ballots 292
Turnout 39,752 74.04
Registered electors 53,689
Majority 213 0.56
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sabbaruddin Chik 22,078 61.17 + 4.45
S46 Tengku Azlan Sultan Abu Bakar 14,012 38.83 - 4.45
Total valid votes 36,090 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,448
Unreturned ballots 1,896
Turnout 39,434 76.70
Registered electors 51,413
Majority 8,066 22.34
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sabbaruddin Chik 20,128 56.72 - 1.72
S46 Kamarazman Yacob 15,358 43.28 + 1.72
Total valid votes 35,486 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,084
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 36,570 77.01
Registered electors 47,487
Majority 4,770 13.44
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sabbaruddin Chik 16,194 58.44
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Suhaimi Said 11,515 41.56
Total valid votes 27,709 100.00
Total rejected ballots 930
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,639 73.27
Registered electors 39,089
Majority 4,779 16.88
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Sabbaruddin Chik 18,162 53.49
DAP Lim Ong Hang 8,906 26.23
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ishak Abdullah 6,885 20.28
Total valid votes 33,953 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,443
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 35,396 75.49
Registered electors 46,891
Majority 9,256
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hamzah Abu Samah 18,753 70.30
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Ahmad Sulaiman 7,922 29.70
Total valid votes 26,675 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 37,758
Majority 10,831
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hamzah Abu Samah
Parti Rakyat Malaysia Kamarulzaman Teh
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 28,790
Majority 9,624
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Yusof Mahmud 12,206 55.26
PMIP Mohamed Din Sandang 5,608 25.39
Parti Rakyat Malaysia Satar Dahan 4,273 19.35
Total valid votes 22,087 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,581
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 23,668 71.58
Registered electors 33,066
Majority 6,598
Alliance hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Yusof Mahmud 12,311 61.50
Socialist Front Ja'afar Hussin 4,357 21.77
PMIP Abu Samah Ali 3,350 16.73
Total valid votes 20,018 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,017
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 21,035 78.20
Registered electors 26,899
Majority 7,954
Alliance hold Swing


Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohamed Yusof Mahmud 8,018 54.61
Socialist Front Ishak Muhammad 6,665 45.39
Total valid votes 14,683 100.00
Total rejected ballots 125
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,808 71.47
Registered electors 20,718
Majority 1,353
This was a new constituency created.

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