Sekijang (federal constituency)

Sekijang is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

Sekijang (P141)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Natrah Ismail
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]45,596

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 Pemanis 1, Pemanis 2, Bumbun, Sulir, Pekan Jabi, Tahang Rimau, Jalan Buloh Kasap, Kampong Mengkudu, Kampong Tengah, FELDA Medoi, Kampong Jawa, Gubah, Kampong Abdullah Selatan, Segamat Baru, Ladang Segamat, FELDA Kemelah, Redong, Sekijang, Chuan Moh San, Kampong Melayu Raya, Bukit Siput, Pekan Bukit Siput Utara, Paya Pulai, Pogoh, Ladang Labis Bahru, Pekan Bukit Siput Selatan.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Pemanis 1, Pemanis 2, Bumbun, Sulir, Pekan Jabi, Tahang Rimau, Jalan Buloh Kasap, Kampong Mengkudu, Kampong Tengah, FELDA Medoi, Kampong Jawa, Gubah, Kampong Abdullah Selatan, Segamat Baru, Ladang Segamat, FELDA Kemelah, Redong, Sekijang, Chuan Moh San, Kampong Melayu Raya, Bukit Siput, Pekan Bukit Siput Utara, Paya Pulai, Pogoh, Ladang Labis Bahru, Pekan Bukit Siput Selatan.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Sekijang
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Segamat and Labis
11th2004-2008Baharum MohamedBN (UMNO)
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018Anuar Abdul Manap
14th2018-presentNatrah IsmailPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHNatrah Ismail19,55951.69+51.69
BNAyub Rahmat18,27848.31-5.77
Total valid votes 37,837 100.00
Total rejected ballots 558
Unreturned ballots 132
Turnout 38,52784.97
Registered electors 45,596
Majority 1,2813.38
PH gain from BN Swing +5.77
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%∆%
BNAnuar Abdul Manap19,93454.08-14.83
PKRJulailey Jemadi16,92745.92+14.83
Total valid votes 36,861 100.00
Total rejected ballots 587
Unreturned ballots 71
Turnout 37,51987.12
Registered electors 43,066
Majority 3,007
BN hold Swing -14.83
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNBaharum Mohamed17,97968.91-11.49
PKRZulkaply Salleh8,11231.09+11.49
Total valid votes 26,091 100.00
Total rejected ballots 622
Unreturned ballots 3
Turnout 26,71676.03
Registered electors 35,138
Majority 9,867
BN hold Swing -11.49
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%
BNBaharum Mohamed19,62880.40
KEADILANZulkaply Salleh4,78619.60
Total valid votes 24,414 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,41472.67
Registered electors
Majority 14,842
This was a new constituency created.

References

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