Pontian (federal constituency)

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

Pontian (P164)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Ahmad Maslan
BN
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]55,570

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 Lubok Sipat, Permatang Sepam, Parit Betak, Permatang Duku, Parit Mansor, Parit Ismail, Sri Jawa, Parit Satu, Kampong Parit Kahar, Parit Keroma, Sanglang, Simpang Jawa, Benut, Bandar Benut Utara, Bandar Benut Selatan, Parit Abdul Rahman, Tampok, Ayer Baloi, Bandar Ayer Baloi Selatan, Bandar Ayer Baloi Utara, Parit Panjang, Kampong Parit Haji Karim, Parit Sikom, Kampong Jawa, Pulai Sebatang, Api-Api, Sungai Trus, Pontian Besar Kiri, Jalan Alsagoff, Pantai Bandar Pontian, Pegawai, Jalan Taib, Bakek, Parit Semerah, Parit Kudus, Tanjong Ayer Hitam.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Lubok Sipat, Permatang Sepam, Parit Betak, Permatang Duku, Parit Mansor, Parit Ismail, Sri Jawa, Parit Satu, Kampong Parit Kahar, Parit Keroma, Sanglang, Simpang Jawa, Benut, Bandar Benut Utara, Bandar Benut Selatan, Parit Abdul Rahman, Tampok, Ayer Baloi, Bandar Ayer Baloi Selatan, Bandar Ayer Baloi Utara, Parit Panjang, Kampong Parit Haji Karim, Parit Sikom, Kampong Jawa, Pulai Sebatang, Api-Api, Sungai Trus, Pontian Besar Kiri, Jalan Alsagoff, Pantai Bandar Pontian, Pegawai, Jalan Taib, Bakek, Parit Semerah, Parit Kudus, Tanjong Ayer Hitam.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Pontian
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Pontian Selantan and Pontian Utara
4th1974-1977Ali AhmadBN (UMNO)
1978Ikhwan Nasir
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986Mokhtaram Rabidin
7th1986-1990Law Lai Heng BN (MCA)
8th1990-1995Ong Ka Ting
9th1995-1999
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008Hasni Mohamad BN (UMNO)
12th2008-2013Ahmad Maslan
13th2013-2018
14th2018-present

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAhmad Maslan21,13246.21- 20.18
PHKarmaine Sardini20,29944.39+ 44.39
PASBaharom Mohamad4,2959.40+ 9.40
Total valid votes 45,726 100.00
Total rejected ballots 738
Unreturned ballots 219
Turnout 46,68386.30
Registered electors 55,570
Majority 8331.82
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%∆%
BNAhmad Maslan27,80466.39- 6.32
PKRHaniff @ Ghazali Hosman14,07733.61+ 6.32
Total valid votes 41,881 100.00
Total rejected ballots 871
Unreturned ballots 79
Turnout 42,83186.30
Registered electors 49,633
Majority 13,72732.78
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNAhmad Maslan23,12172.71- 10.17
PKRMohd Annuar Mohd Salleh8,67727.29+ 10.17
Total valid votes 31,798 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,008
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,80675.83
Registered electors 43,264
Majority 14,44445.42
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHasni Mohamad26,66782.88+ 0.67
KEADILANHassan Abdul Karim5,50917.12- 0.67
Total valid votes 32,176 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,167
Unreturned ballots 117
Turnout 33,46075.40
Registered electors 44,376
Majority 21,15865.76
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNOng Ka Ting38,16982.21- 5.79
KEADILANDiong Chi Tzuoh8,25917.79+ 17.79
Total valid votes 46,428 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,572
Unreturned ballots 55
Turnout 48,05574.43
Registered electors 64,564
Majority 29,91064.42
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNOng Ka Ting37,23088.00+ 26.07
S46Saleh @ Daud Hassan5,07912.00+ 12.00
Total valid votes 42,309 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,265
Unreturned ballots 198
Turnout 44,77274.07
Registered electors 60,445
Majority 32,15176.00
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNOng Ka Ting24,36261.93+ 6.17
DAPGan Peck Cheng14,97838.07+ 9.11
Total valid votes 39,340 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,297
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,63775.06
Registered electors 55,471
Majority 9,38423.86
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLaw Lai Heng @ Go Lai Heng20,77255.76
DAPChong Kee Kiam10,78728.96
IndependentAbd Nasir Shain5,09813.69
PASMohd Jufri Tahir4431.19
SDPChuah Ah Hock1500.40
Total valid votes 37,250 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,738
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,98874.68
Registered electors 52,207
Majority 9,98526.80
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Mokhtaram Rabidin won uncontested.
BNMokhtaram Rabidin
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 49,909
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNIkhwan Nasir28,86789.80
PASHussein Besar3,27910.20
Total valid votes 32,146 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 41,615
Majority 25,588
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 28 January 1978
Upon the death of incumbent, Ali Ahmad
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNIkhwan Nasir21,81181.15
PSRMOsman Sapian3,03211.28
IndependentYeow Lin Thiam2,0367.57
Total valid votes 26,879 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,413
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,292
Registered electors
Majority 18,77969.87
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
On the nomination day, Ali Ahmad won uncontested.
BNAli Ahmad
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 33,156
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References

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