Tanjung Piai (federal constituency)

Tanjung Piai (formerly Tanjong Piai) is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

Tanjung Piai (P165)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wee Jeck Seng
BN
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2019
Demographics
Electors (2019)[1]52,986

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 Ladang South Malaya, Melayu Raya, Kampong Lubok Sawah, Parit Mesjid, Parit Mesjid Darat, Jalan Rimba Terjun, Kampong Duku, Tenggayon, Pengkalan Raja Pontian, Bandar Pekan Nenas Barat, Bandar Pekan Nenas Timor, Bandar Pekan Nenas Tengah, Bandar Pekan Nenas Selatan, Kampong Rimba Terjun, Parit Haji Ismail, Rambah, Parit Rambai, Ladang Sungai Burong, Peradin, Telok Kerang, Penerok, Sungai Boh, Bandar Permas Kechil, Permas Kechil, Sungai Durian, Serkat, Andek Mori.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang South Malaya, Melayu Raya, Kampong Lubok Sawah, Parit Mesjid, Parit Mesjid Darat, Jalan Rimba Terjun, Kampong Duku, Tenggayon, Pengkalan Raja Pontian, Bandar Pekan Nenas Barat, Bandar Pekan Nenas Timor, Bandar Pekan Nenas Tengah, Bandar Pekan Nenas Selatan, Kampong Rimba Terjun, Parit Hj. Ismail, Rambah, Parit Rambai, Ladang Sungai Burong, Peradin, Telok Kerang, Penerok, Sungai Boh, Bandar Permas Kechil, Permas Kechil, Sungai Durian, Serkat, Andek Mori.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Tanjung Piai
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Pontian
Tanjong Piai
11th2004–2008Ong Ka Ting (黄家定)BN (MCA)
12th2008–2013Wee Jeck Seng (黄日昇)
13th2013–2018
Tanjung Piai
14th2018–2019Mohamed Farid Md RafikPH (BERSATU)
2019–

Incumbent

Wee Jeck Seng (黄日昇) BN (MCA)

Election results

Malaysian general by-election, 2019
Upon the death of the incumbent, Mohamed Farid Md Rafik
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNWee Jeck Seng25,46665.60+19.48
PHKarmaine Sardini10,38026.74-20.55
GERAKANWendy Subramaniam1,7074.40+4.40
BerjasaBadhrulhisham Abd Aziz8502.19+2.19
IndependentAng Chuan Lock3800.98+0.98
IndependentFaridah Aryani Abd Ghaffar320.08+0.08
Total valid votes 38,815100.00
Total rejected ballots 595
Unreturned ballots 30
Turnout 39,43574.43
Registered electors 52,986
Majority 15,08638.86
BN gain from PH Swing .
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHMohamed Farid Md Rafik21,25547.29+ 47.29
BNWee Jeck Seng20,73146.12- 10.00
PASNordin Othman¹2,9626.59+ 6.59
Total valid votes 44,948 100.00
Total rejected ballots 841
Unreturned ballots 69
Turnout 45,85885.67
Registered electors 53,528
Majority 5241.17
PH gain from BN 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.

Note: 1Nordin Othman was a candidate of Pan-Malaysian Islamic Front (BERJASA), who had contested under the PAS banner through the Gagasan Sejahtera pact.[3]

Malaysian general election, 2013: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNWee Jeck Seng25,03856.12- 11.95
DAPMahdzir Ibrahim19,58143.88+ 11.95
Total valid votes 44,619 100.00
Total rejected ballots 918
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 45,62287.95
Registered electors 51,875
Majority 5,45712.24
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNWee Jeck Seng23,30268.07- 18.29
DAPAhmad Ton10,93131.93+ 18.29
Total valid votes 34,233 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,117
Unreturned ballots 214
Turnout 35,56477.82
Registered electors 45,701
Majority 12,37136.14
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004: Tanjong Piai
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNOng Ka Ting28,04686.36
DAPTan Hang Meng4,43113.64
Total valid votes 32,477 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,461
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 33,93876.14
Registered electors
Majority 23,61572.72
This was a new constituency created.

References

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