Johor Bahru (federal constituency)

Johor Bahru is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Johor Bahru (P160)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]101,409

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bandar Baru UDA, Perumahan UDA, Jalan Datin Halimah, Kampong Ungku Mohsin, Kampong Melayu Majedee I, Kampong Melayu Majedee II, Stulang Baru, Sepakat, Taman Baru, Rumah Pangsa Larkin, Larkin Jaya, Larkin, Taman Majedee, Taman Kebun Teh, Taman Melodies, Taman Abad, Abad Jaya 1, Taman Skudai Kanan, Kampong Larkin Jaya, Abad Jaya 2, Majedee Bahru, Sulaiman Menteri, Setanggi, Sentosa, Sri Tebrau (1), Bakar Batu, Pelangi, Taman Maju Jaya, Kampong Wadi Hana, Bukit Senyum, Sri Pelangi, Stulang, Taman Sri Setia, Lumba Kuda, Bukit Chagar, Desa Majidi, Sri Tebrau (2).

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bandar Baru UDA, Uda Malinja, Jalan Datin Halimah, Kampong Ungku Mohsin, Kampong Melayu Majedee I, Kampong Melayu Majedee II, Stulang Baru, Sepakat, Taman Baru, Rumah Pangsa Larkin, Larkin Jaya, Larkin, Taman Majedee, Taman Kebun Teh, Taman Melodies, Taman Abad, Abad Jaya 1, Taman Skudai Kanan, Kampong Larkin Jaya, Abad Jaya 2, Uda Mahsuri, Majedee Bahru, Sulaiman Menteri, Setanggi, Sentosa, Sri Tebrau (1), Bakar Batu, Pelangi, Taman Maju Jaya, Kampong Wadi Hana, Bukit Senyum, Sri Pelangi, Stulang, Taman Sri Setia, Lumba Kuda, Bukit Chagar, Desa Majidi, Sri Tebrau (2).

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Johor Bahru
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Johore Bahru Timor
Johore Bahru
4th1974-1978Jaafar HamzahBN (UMNO)
5th1978-1982Shahrir Abdul Samad
6th1982-1986
Johor Bahru
7th1986-1988Shahrir Abdul SamadBN (UMNO)
1988-1990Independent
8th1990-1995Mohamed Khaled NordinBN (UMNO)
9th1995-1999
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008Shahrir Abdul Samad
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018
14th2018-presentAkmal Nasrullah Mohd NasirPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHAkmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir50,05262.31+62.31
BNSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad30,27037.69-18.99
Total valid votes 80,322100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,056
Unreturned ballots 267
Turnout 81,64580.51
Registered electors 101,409
Majority 19,78224.62
PH gain from BN Swing +18.99
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%∆%
BNSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad44,50956.68-14.12
PKRMd Hashim Hussein34,01443.32+43.32
Total valid votes 78,523 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,284
Unreturned ballots 158
Turnout 79,96583.02
Registered electors 96,321
Majority 10,13413.36
BN hold Swing -28.72
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad43,14370.80-17.33
PRMHassan Abdul Karim17,79429.20+29.20
Total valid votes 60,937 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,391
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 62,44069.59
Registered electors 89,725
Majority 25,34941.60
BN hold Swing -23.27
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad54,07388.13+14.90
PASAtan Ahmad7,28111.87+11.87
Total valid votes 61,354 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,100
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 62,45568.55
Registered electors
Majority 46,79276.26
BN hold Swing +1.52
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Khaled Nordin38,70773.23-6.53
PRMA. Razak Ahmad14,14926.77+26.77
Total valid votes 52,856 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,008
Unreturned ballots 724
Turnout 54,58870.13
Registered electors
Majority 24,558
BN hold Swing -16.65
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Khaled Nordin40,14179.76+21.29
S46Zahrah Mohd Yusof6,02311.97-27.38
PBSTan Tien Lim4,1658.28+ 8.28
Total valid votes 50,329 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,662
Unreturned ballots 433
Turnout 52,42470.56
Registered electors
Majority 34,118
BN hold Swing +24.34
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMohamed Khaled Nordin24,98058.47+28.67
S46Jaafar Onn16,81439.35+39.35
IndependentIsmail Wanjor9302.18+2.18
Total valid votes 42,724 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,132
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 43,85667.54
Registered electors
Majority 8,166
BN gain from Independent Swing -5.34

Malaysian general by-election, 25 August 1988
Upon the resignation of incumbent, Shahrir Abdul Samad
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
IndependentSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad23,58164.06+64.06
BNMas'ud Abdul Rahman10,96829.80-23.26
PSRMA. Razak Ahmad2,2606.14-40.80
Total valid votes 36,809 100.00
Total rejected ballots 285
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 37,09461.52
Registered electors 60,292
Majority 12,613
Independent gain from BN Swing +43.66
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad19,34953.06-16.14
PSRMA. Razak Ahmad17,11446.94+16.14
Total valid votes 36,463 100.00
Total rejected ballots 905
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 37,36862.36
Registered electors 59,922
Majority 2,235
BN hold Swing -16.14
Malaysian general election, 1982: Johore Bahru
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad47,82569.20-2.37
PSRMA. Razak Ahmad21,28830.80+30.80
Total valid votes 69,113 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 98,505
Majority 26,537
BN hold Swing -16.59
Malaysian general election, 1978: Johore Bahru
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSharil @ Shahrir Abdul Samad38,95071.57-3.50
DAPChan Yeik Nung @ Chan Heng Jib15,46928.43+3.50
Total valid votes 54,419 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 75,186
Majority 23,481
BN hold Swing -3.50
Malaysian general election, 1974: Johore Bahru
Party Candidate Votes%
BNJaafar Hamzah27,04275.07
DAPQuek Kow Hia8,98224.93
Total valid votes 36,024 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,328
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 37,35282.27
Registered electors 45,402
Majority 18,060
This was a new constituency created.

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