Tenggara (federal constituency)

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Tenggara (P155)
Johor constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]44,749
Area (km²)[2]1,152

Tenggara is a federal constituency in Kota Tinggi District, Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 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 Tenggara's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (74.68%)
  Chinese (16.13%)
  Indian (6.58%)
  Other ethnicities (2.61%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Tenggara constituency has a total of 26 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Panti(N34) Bandar Tenggara Utara 155/34/01 SK Bandar Tenggara 1
FELDA Pengeli Timor 155/34/02 SK FELDA Pengeli Timor
Sungai Sibol 155/34/03 SK FELDA Sungai Sibol
Linggiu 155/34/04 SK (FELDA) Linggiu
Ulu Sungai Johor 155/34/05 SK Semanggar
Pelepah Valley 155/34/06 Dewan Seri Teratai
Bukit Lintang 155/34/07 SK Bukit Lintang
Kampong Lukut 155/34/08 Balai Aktiviti Komuniti Kg. Lukut
Kota Tinggi Utara 155/34/09 Balai Raya Taman Kota
Bandar Tenggara Selatan 155/34/10 SK Bandar Tenggara 2
Kampong Kelantan 155/34/11 SJK (C) Pei Hwa
Kota Jaya Utara 155/34/12 SMK Taman Kota Jaya
Kota Jaya Selatan 155/34/13 SK Taman Kota Jaya
Pasir Raja (N35) FELDA Sungai Sayong 155/35/01 SK LKTP Sungai Sayong
FELDA Bukit Besar 155/35/02 SK LKTP Bukit Besar
FELDA Pasir Raja 155/35/03 SK LKTP Pasir Raja
FELDA Bukit Ramun 155/35/04 SK LKTP Bukit Ramun
Sungai Telor 155/35/05 Pusat Pengembangan Kechil Kg. Baru Sg. Telor
Sungai Johor 155/35/06 SK Sungai Telor
Sungai Kemang Selatan 155/35/07 SA Taman Kota Jaya
Jalan Besar 155/35/08 SK Bandar
Jalan Johor 155/35/09 SJK (T) Jalan Tajul
Kota Tinggi Selatan 155/35/10 SMK Laksamana
Ladang R.E.M. 155/35/11 SJK (T) Ladang Rem
Jalan Kota Tinggi 155/35/12 SA Taman Seri Saujana 1
Kampung Baru Sungai Redan 155/35/13 Balai Aktiviti Komuniti Kg. Baru Sg. Redan

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Tenggara
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kota Tinggi and Senai
9th 1995-1999 Hishammuddin Hussein BN (UMNO)
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008 Adham Baba
12th 2008-2013 Halimah Mohamed Sadique
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Adham Baba

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Tenggara Gunung Lambak
Panti
Pasir Raja

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N34 Panti Hahasrin Hashim BN (UMNO)
N35 Pasir Raja Rashidah Ismail

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N34 Panti Kota Tinggi District Council
N35 Pasir Raja Kota Tinggi District Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Adham Baba 20,142 54.39 - 20.75
PH Norjepri Mohamed Jelani 14,209 38.37 + 38.37
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Yuhanita Yunan 2,683 7.24 - 17.62
Total valid votes 37,034 100.00
Total rejected ballots 664
Unreturned ballots 120
Turnout 37,818 84.51
Registered electors 44,749
Majority 5,933 16.02
BN hold 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.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Halimah Mohamed Sadique 25,698 75.14 - 4.11
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Muhamad Said Jonit 8,502 24.86 + 4.11
Total valid votes 34,200 100.00
Total rejected ballots 676
Unreturned ballots 70
Turnout 34,946 88.04
Registered electors 39,694
Majority 17,196 50.28
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Halimah Mohamed Sadique 19,031 79.25 - 9.02
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Salleh Farmin 4,982 20.75 + 9.02
Total valid votes 24,013 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,336
Unreturned ballots 435
Turnout 25,784 79.83
Registered electors 32,297
Majority 14,049 58.50
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Adham Baba 19,706 88.27 + 9.31
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Salleh Farmin 2,618 11.73 + 11.73
Total valid votes 22,324 100.00
Total rejected ballots 640
Unreturned ballots 92
Turnout 23,056 77.32
Registered electors 29,818
Majority 17,088 76.54
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hishammuddin Hussein 28,376 78.96 - 8.26
PKR Lokman Noor Adam 7,559 21.04 + 21.04
Total valid votes 35,935 100.00
Total rejected ballots 991
Unreturned ballots 903
Turnout 37,829 78.06
Registered electors 48,461
Majority 20,817 57.92
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hishammuddin Hussein 28,727 87.22
S46 Madin Khani @ Md. Din A. Ghani 4,209 12.78
Total valid votes 32,936 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,536
Unreturned ballots 310
Turnout 34,782 63.36
Registered electors 54,895
Majority 24,518 74.44
This was a new constituency created.

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