Bakri (federal constituency)

Bakri is a federal constituency in Muar District, Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

Bakri (P145)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Tan Hong Pin
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2022
Electors (2022)[1]97,335
Area (km²)[2]191

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.


Ethnic breakdown of Bakri's electorate as of 2022[3]

  Chinese (51.6%)
  Malay (46%)
  Indian (2.1%)
  Other ethnicities (0.3%)


Polling districts

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Bakri constituency is divided into 34 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Bentayan(N12) Jalan Ismail 145/12/01 SMK Bandar Maharani
Parit Beting 145/12/02 SMK Tun Perak
Sabak Awor 145/12/03 SJK (C) Sing Hwa
Parit Tiram 145/12/04 SMK St. Andrew
Bentayan 145/12/05 SMA Rendah (Arab) As Saadiah
Pasar 145/12/06 SJK (C) Chung Hwa Presbyterian
Bandar Timor 145/12/07 SJK (C) Chung Hwa 2A
Jalan Daud Timor 145/12/08 SMK Convent
Jalan Daud Barat 145/12/09 SK Bandar Maharani
Taman Orkid 145/12/10 SJK (C) Pei Yang
Sungai Abong Tengah 145/12/11 SK Parit Setongkat
Sungai Abong Baru 145/12/12 Sekolah Agama Sungai Abong
Bandar Barat 145/12/13 SJK (C) Chung Hwa 1A
Simpang Jeram(N13) Jalan Sakeh 145/13/01
  • SA Tun Dr. Ismail
  • Dewan Serbaguna Kg. Kenanan Tun Dr. Ismail 1
  • Dewan Kg. Kenangan Tun Dr. Ismail 2
Temenggong Ahmad Dalam 145/13/02 SK Parit Keroma Darat
Sungai Abong 145/13/03 SMK Sungai Abong
Jalan Haji Abdullah 145/13/04 SK Bakri Batu 2
Haji Abdullah Selatan 145/13/05 SA Parit Keroma Darat
Jeram Tengah 145/13/06 SA Seri Bukit Batu
Bukit Batu 145/13/07 SK Seri Bukit Batu
Kampong Ulu 145/13/08 SA Bakrti Batu Enam
Simpang Jeram 145/13/09
  • SK Simpang Jeram
  • SJK (C) Pei Chai
Sri Tanjong 145/13/10 SK Bakri Batu 5
Kampong Sungai Abong 145/13/11
  • Kolej Vokasional Muar
  • SK Sungai Abaong
Bukit Naning(N14) Pekan Bukit Bakri Timor 145/14/01 SJK (C) Pu Nan
Pekan Bukit Bakri Barat 145/14/02
  • SMK Tun Dr. Ismail (STUDI)
  • MRSM Muar
Bakri 145/14/03 SJK (C) Chin Terh
Parit Zain 145/14/04 SK Parit Zain
Ayer Manis 145/14/05 SJK (C) Chin Terh
Bukit Naning 145/14/06 SK Bukit Naning
Ayer Hitam 145/14/07 SK Ayer Hitam Batu 18
Kampong Parit Tengah 145/14/08 SA Ayer Hitam Batu 18
Parit No 5 145/14/09 SK Parit No. 5
Parit No 3 145/14/10 SA Parit No 5

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Bakri
Constituency created from Muar
7th1986–1990Chua Jui Meng (蔡瑞明)BN (MCA)
12th2008–2013Er Teck Hwa (余德华)DAP
14th2018–2022Yeo Bee Yin (杨美盈)PH (DAP)
15th2022–presentTan Hong Pin (陈泓宾)

State constituency



State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Bakri Bentayan
Bukit Naning
Simpang Jeram
Sungai Abong

Current state assembly members

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N12 Bentayan Ng Yak Howe PH (DAP)
N13 Simpang Jeram Salahuddin Ayub PH (AMANAH)
N14 Bukit Naning Fuad Tukirin BN (UMNO)

Local governments

No. State Constituency Local Government
N12 Bentayan Muar Municipal Council
N13 Simpang Jeram Muar Municipal Council
N14 Bukit Naning Muar Municipal Council

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PHTan Hong Pin36,63650.09-12.59
BNLee Ching Yong17,38223.77-1.32
PNChelvarajan Suppiah17,22223.55+23.55
IndependentHaron Jaffar1,9002.60+2.60
Total valid votes 73,140 100.00
Total rejected ballots 742
Unreturned ballots 239
Turnout 74,12175.14
Registered electors 97,335
Majority 19,25426.32
PH hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PHYeo Bee Yin38,71862.65+62.65
BNKoh Chon Chai15,50725.09-20.48
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyZarul @ Mohammad Zahrul Salleh7,57512.26+12.26
Total valid votes 61,800 100.00
Total rejected ballots 631
Unreturned ballots 201
Turnout 62,63284.77
Registered electors 73,883
Majority 23,21137.56
PH hold Swing +14.35

"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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 December 2019. 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 %∆%
DAPEr Teck Hwa31,11854.43+3.56
BNLee Ching Yong26,05145.57-3.56
Total valid votes 57,169 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,101
Unreturned ballots 183
Turnout 58,45386.98
Registered electors 67,202
Majority 5,067
DAP hold Swing +3.56
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
DAPEr Teck Hwa21,05150.87+24.95
BNTay Puay Chuan20,32949.13-24.95
Total valid votes 41,380 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,561
Unreturned ballots 227
Turnout 43,16876.55
Registered electors 56,372
Majority 722
DAP gain from BN Swing +24.95
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNChua Jui Meng29,32074.08+6.50
DAPAzhari Ismail10,26125.92-6.50
Total valid votes 39,581 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,177
Unreturned ballots 181
Turnout 40,93973.85
Registered electors
Majority 19,059
BN hold Swing +6.50
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNChua Jui Meng25,67667.58+5.23
DAPLim Sey Wee12,31632.42+4.73
Total valid votes 37,992 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,375
Unreturned ballots 119
Turnout 39,48674.15
Registered electors
Majority 13,360
BN hold Swing +0.25
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNChua Jui Meng22,16262.35+7.82
DAPTan Kok Kwang9,84427.69-17.78
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyMohd Huridin Samuri3,5419.96+9.96
Total valid votes 35,547 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,076
Unreturned ballots 219
Turnout 36,84273.71
Registered electors
Majority 12,318
BN hold Swing +12.80
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNChua Jui Meng18,73054.53+5.08
DAPLee Ban Chen15,61945.47-0.29
Total valid votes 34,349 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,207
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 35,55674.94
Registered electors
Majority 3,111
BN hold Swing +2.69
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes %
BNChua Jui Meng14,81849.45
DAPSong Sing Kwee13,71345.76
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyHassan Hussein1,4374.80
Total valid votes 29,968 100.00
Total rejected ballots 761
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,72971.32
Registered electors 43,085
Majority 1,105
This was a new constituency created.


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