Segamat (federal constituency)

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

Segamat (P140)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Edmund Santhara Kumar Ramanaidu
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]55,350

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 Mensudot Lama, Balai Badang, Palong Timor, Sepang Loi, Mensudut Pindah, Awat, Pekan Gemas Bahru, Gomali, Tambang, Paya Lang, Ladang Sungai Muar, Kuala Paya, Bandar Buloh Kasap Utara, Bandar Buloh Kasap Selatan, Buloh Kasap, Gelang Chinchin, Sepinang, Gemas Baru, Fortrose, Sungai Senarut, Bandar Batu Anam, Batu Anam, Bandan, Welch, Paya Jakas, Bandar Jementah Barat, Bandar Jementah Timor, Bandar Jementah Tengah, Bandar Jementah Selatan, Jementah, Sungai Siput, Kampong Bukit Tunggal, Tebing Tinggi, Gemereh, Berata, Jalan Kolam Air, Sungai Kapeh, Pasar, Bandar, Jalan Gemereh, Genuang, Genuang Selatan, Kampong Abdullah Utara.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Mensudot Lama, Balai Badang, Palong Timor, Sepang Loi, Mensudot Pindah, Awat, Pekan Gemas Bahru, Gomali, Tambang, Paya Lang, Ladang Sungai Muar, Kuala Paya, Bandar Buloh Kasap Utara, Bandar Buloh Kasap Selatan, Buloh Kasap, Gelang Chinchin, Sepinang, Gemas Baru, Fortrose, Sungai Senarut, Bandar Batu Anam, Batu Anam, Bandan, Welch, Paya Jakas, Bandar Jementah Barat, Bandar Jementah Timor, Bandar Jementah Tengah, Bandar Jementah Selatan, Jementah, Sungai Siput, Kampong Bukit Tunggal, Tebing Tinggi, Gemereh, Berata, Jalan Kolam Air, Sungai Kapeh, Pasar, Bandar, Jalan Gemereh, Genuang, Genuang Selatan, Kampong Abdullah Utara.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Segamat
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Segamat Utara
4th1974-1978Lee San ChoonBN (MCA)
5th1978-1982
6th1982-1986Subramaniam Sinniah BN (MIC)
7th1986-1990
8th1990-1995
9th1995-1999
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008Subramaniam Sathasivam
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018
14th2018-presentSanthara Kumar RamanaiduPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHSanthara Kumar Ramanaidu24,06053.09+53.09
BNSubramaniam Sathasivam18,58441.01-10.56
PASKhairul Faizi Ahmad Kamil2,6765.90+5.90
Total valid votes 45,320100.00
Total rejected ballots 726
Unreturned ballots 124
Turnout 46,17083.41
Registered electors 55,350
Majority 5,47612.08
PH gain from BN Swing +7.61
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%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sathasivam20,03751.57-3.61
PKRChua Jui Meng18,82048.43+48.43
Total valid votes 38,857 100.00
Total rejected ballots 950
Unreturned ballots 88
Turnout 39,89584.87
Registered electors 47,009
Majority 1,217
BN hold Swing -26.02
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sathasivam15,92155.18-8.72
DAPPang Hok Liong12,93044.82+8.72
Total valid votes 28,851 100.00
Total rejected ballots 847
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 29,69972.96
Registered electors 40,708
Majority 2,991
BN hold Swing -8.72
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sathasivam17,95363.90+1.56
DAPPang Hok Liong10,14436.10-1.56
Total valid votes 28,097 100.00
Total rejected ballots 876
Unreturned ballots 1
Turnout 28,97470.70
Registered electors 40,981
Majority 7,809
BN hold Swing +1.56
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sinniah26,35062.34-8.38
DAPTee Gey Yan15,92137.66+10.21
Total valid votes 42,271100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,188
Unreturned ballots 107
Turnout 43,56671.67
Registered electors 60,786
Majority 10,429
BN hold Swing -9.30
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sinniah28,71070.72+17.37
DAPYaakob Jantan11,14327.45-19.20
IndependentLim Wah Kin7411.83+1.83
Total valid votes 40,594100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,391
Unreturned ballots 46
Turnout 42,03172.75
Registered electors 57,774
Majority 17,567
BN hold Swing +18.29
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sinniah20,07053.35-5.78
DAPSimon Tong Tiam Hock17,54946.65+8.23
Total valid votes 37,619100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,156
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,77573.68
Registered electors 52,626
Majority 2,521
BN hold Swing -7.01
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sinniah18,64459.13-7.24
DAPChan Yiek Nung12,11538.42+6.95
PASAbdul Razak Daud7712.45+2.45
Total valid votes 31,530 100.00
Total rejected ballots 920
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,45073.74
Registered electors 44,007
Majority 6,529
BN hold Swing -7.10
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNSubramaniam Sinniah20,93266.37-15.85
DAPTan Tien Lim9,92531.47+31.47
IndependentHee Moi @ Hooi Kai6832.17+2.17
Total valid votes 31,540 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,305
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 32,84579.58
Registered electors 41,273
Majority 11,007
BN hold Swing -23.66
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLee San Choon22,09882.22+7.80
PASAbdul Hak Fadzil4,78017.78+17.78
Total valid votes 26,878 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 35,493
Majority 17,318
BN hold Swing -4.99
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%
BNLee San Choon17,36974.42
DAPLee Ah Meng5,97125.58
Total valid votes 23,340 100.00
Total rejected ballots 958
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,29881.28
Registered electors 29,896
Majority 11,398
This was a new constituency created.

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