Kota Tinggi (federal constituency)

Kota Tinggi is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

Kota Tinggi (P156)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Halimah Mohd Sadique
BN
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]46,677

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Sungai Ara, Tunjuk Laut, Tenggaroh Selatan, Sedili Pantai, Sedili Besar, Sedili Tengah, Sedili Darat, Mawai, Aping Barat, Aping Timor, Sedili Kechil, Bukit Easter, Wah Hah I, Lok Heng Barat, Wah Hah II, Lok Heng Timur, Lok Heng Selatan, Kota Kechil Timor, Kota Kechil Barat, Bukit Kerajaan, Jalan Mawai, Tembioh, Kampong Makam, FELDA Pasak, Air Tawar 3, Air Tawar 2, Panchor, Johor Lama, Pekan Telok Sengat, Telok Sengat.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sungai Ara, Tunjuk Laut, Tenggaroh Selatan, Sedili Pantai, Sedili Besar, Sedili Tengah, Sedili Darat, Mawai, Aping Barat, Aping Timor, Sedili Kechil, Bukit Easter, Wah Hah I, Lok Heng Barat, Wah Hah II, Lok Heng Timur, Lok Heng Selatan, Kota Kechil Timor, Kota Kechil Barat, Bukit Kerajaan, Jalan Mawai, Tembioh, Kampong Makam, FELDA Pasak, Air Tawar 3, Air Tawar 2, Panchor, Johor Lama, Pekan Telok Sengat, Telok Sengat.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Kota Tinggi
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Panti
7th1986-1990Musa HitamBN (UMNO)
8th1990-1995Syed Hamid Albar
9th1995-1999
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018Noor Ehsanuddin Mohd Harun Narrashid
14th2018-presentHalimah Mohd Sadique

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHalimah Mohd Sadique26,40769.14- 14.83
PHAzlinda Abdul Latif11,78630.86+ 30.86
Total valid votes 38,193 100.00
Total rejected ballots 802
Unreturned ballots 423
Turnout 39,41884.45
Registered electors 46,677
Majority 14,62138.28
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%∆%
BNNoor Ehsanuddin Mohd Harun Narrashid30,37383.97- 1.94
PASOnn Jaafar5,79916.03+ 1.94
Total valid votes 36,172 100.00
Total rejected ballots 696
Unreturned ballots 75
Turnout 36,94388.18
Registered electors 41,894
Majority 24,57467.94
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSyed Hamid Albar22,68285.91+ 85.91
PASOnn Jaafar3,72114.09+ 14.09
Total valid votes 26,403 100.00
Total rejected ballots 653
Unreturned ballots 53
Turnout 27,10979.29
Registered electors 34,190
Majority 18,961
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Syed Hamid Albar won uncontested.
BNSyed Hamid Albar
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSyed Hamid Albar37,90686.84- 5.60
KEADILANRosdin Abdul Rahman Mahmud5,74513.16+ 13.16
Total valid votes 43,651 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,187
Unreturned ballots 156
Turnout 44,99478.15
Registered electors
Majority 32,161
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSyed Hamid Albar36,77692.44+ 13.87
PASMohamed Hanipa Maidin3,0077.56+ 7.56
Total valid votes 39,783 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,733
Unreturned ballots 61
Turnout 41,57778.83
Registered electors
Majority 33,769
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSyed Hamid Albar36,50478.57- 12.66
S46Ma'on Omar9,95621.43+ 21.43
Total valid votes 46,460 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,613
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 48,07379.42
Registered electors
Majority 26,548
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMusa Hitam33,89191.23
PASHarun Embong3,2588.77
Total valid votes 37,149 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,307
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,45676.54
Registered electors 50,240
Majority 30,633
This was a new constituency created.

References

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