Simpang Renggam (federal constituency)

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

Simpang Renggam (P051)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Maszlee Malik
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]43,998

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 Sri Desa, Rancangan FELDA Ayer Hitam, Sri Lalang, Pekan Machap, Machap, Kampong Ulu Benut, Bandar Simpang Renggam Utara, Bandar Simpang Renggam Timor, Simpang Renggam, Ladang Tun Dr. Ismail, FELCRA Simpang Renggam, Jalan Benut, Ladang Nenas, Kampong Chokro, Kampong Sahari, Senda, Bandar Renggam, Kebun Bahru, Sembrong, Chemara, Layang-Layang, Bandar Layang-Layang Selatan, Bandar Layang-Layang Utara, Renggam, Ladang Southern Malay, FELDA Layang-Layang.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sri Desa, Rancangan FELDA Ayer Hitam, Sri Lalang, Pekan Machap, Machap, Kampong Ulu Benut, Bandar Simpang Renggam Utara, Bandar Simpang Renggam Timor, Simpang Renggam, Ladang Tun Dr. Ismail, FELCRA Simpang Renggam, Jalan Benut, Ladang Nenas, Kampong Chokro, Kampong Sahari, Senda, Bandar Renggam, Kebun Bahru, Sembrong, Chemara, Layang-Layang, Bandar Layang-Layang Selatan, Bandar Layang-Layang Utara, Renggam, Ladang Southern Malay, FELDA Layang-Layang.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Simpang Renggam
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Sungai Benut
11th2004-2008Kerk Kim Tim @ Kerk Choo TingBN (Gerakan)
12th2008-2013Liang Teck Meng
13th2013-2018
14th2018-presentMaszlee MalikPH (BERSATU)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHMaszlee Malik18,15750.68+50.68
BNLiang Teck Meng14,68240.99-17.45
PASMohd Jubri Selamat2,9838.33-33.23
Total valid votes 35,822 100.00
Total rejected ballots 779
Unreturned ballots 94
Turnout 36,69583.40
Registered electors 43,998
Majority 3,4759.69
PH gain from BN Swing +34.07
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%∆%
BNLiang Teck Meng19,75458.44-7.24
PASSuhaizan Kaiat14,04841.56+7.24
Total valid votes 33,802 100.00
Total rejected ballots 868
Unreturned ballots 84
Turnout 34,75486.58
Registered electors 40,143
Majority 5,706
BN hold Swing -7.24
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLiang Teck Meng16,45065.68-14.01
PASAtan Gombang8,59734.32+14.01
Total valid votes 25,047 100.00
Total rejected ballots 924
Unreturned ballots 27
Turnout 25,99874.58
Registered electors 34,859
Majority 7,853
BN hold Swing -14.01
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%
BNKerk Kim Tim @ Kerk Choo Ting18,99779.69
PASAtan Gombang4,84220.31
Total valid votes 23,839 100.00
Total rejected ballots 907
Unreturned ballots 142
Turnout 24,88872.69
Registered electors
Majority 14,155
This was a new constituency created.

References

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