Masjid Tanah (federal constituency)

Masjid Tanah is a federal constituency in Malacca, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

Masjid Tanah (P134)
Malacca constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]51,441

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.

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Tanjung Dahan, Sungai Baru Hilir, Kampung Tengah, Permatang, Kuala Sungai Baru, Paya Mengkuang, Telok Gong, Kampung Pulau, Lubok Redan, Sungai Baru Tengah, Pengkalan Balak, Pasir Gembor, Ramuan China Besar, Ramuan China Kechil, Sungai Jerneh, Sungai Siput, FELCRA Ramuan China Kechil, Kampung Lekok, Kampung Pinang, Pekan Masjid Tanah, Durian Daun, Sungai Baru Hulu, Pekan Lendu, Berisu, Cherana Puteh, Simpang Empat, Sungai Buloh, Batang Melekek, Rantau Panjang, Ayer Paabas.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Tanjung Dahan, Sungai Baru Hilir, Kampung Tengah, Permatang, Kuala Sungai Baru, Paya Mengkuang, Telok Gong, Kampung Pulau, Lubok Redan, Sungai Baru Tengah, Pengkalan Balak, Pasir Gembor, Ramuan China Besar, Ramuan China Kechil, Sungai Jerneh, Sungai Siput, FELCRA Ramuan China Kechil, Kampung Lekok, Kampung Pinang, Pekan Masjid Tanah, Durian Daun, Sungai Baru Hulu, Pekan Lendu, Berisu, Cherana Puteh, Simpang Empat, Sungai Buloh, Batang Melekek, Rantau Panjang, Ayer Paabas.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Masjid Tanah
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Alor Gajah
11th2004-2008Abu Seman YusopBN (UMNO)
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
14th2018
2018Independent
2018-presentPH (BERSATU)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMas Ermieyati Samsudin22,89854.10- 16.58
PHSabirin Ja'afar14,73934.82+ 34.82
PASMohd Nasir Othman4,68811.08- 18.24
Total valid votes 42,325100.00
Total rejected ballots 636
Unreturned ballots 132
Turnout 43,09383.77
Registered electors 51,441
Majority 8,15919.28
BN hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Malacca [P.U. (B) 243/2018]" (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 Malacca [P.U. (B) 317/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNMas Ermieyati Samsudin27,68870.68+ 0.79
PASNasaie Ismail11,48829.32- 0.79
Total valid votes 39,176 100.00
Total rejected ballots 566
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 39,82786.67
Registered electors 45,952
Majority 16,20041.36
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbu Seman Yusop21,58269.89- 10.80
PASAb Ghani Ab Rahman9,29730.11+ 10.80
Total valid votes 30,879 100.00
Total rejected ballots 717
Unreturned ballots 119
Turnout 31,71578.10
Registered electors 40,606
Majority 12,28539.78
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAbu Seman Yusop24,18880.69
PASMuhamad Burok5,78919.31
Total valid votes 29,977 100.00
Total rejected ballots 745
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 30,80778.98
Registered electors 39,006
Majority 18,39961.38
This was a new constituency created.

References

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