Mersing (federal constituency)

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

Mersing (P154)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Muhammad Islahuddin Abas
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2022
Electors (2022)[1]66,275
Area (km²)[2]2,875

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 Mersing's electorate as of 2022[3]

  Malay (83%)
  Chinese (13.9%)
  Other ethnicities (1.9%)
  Indian (1.3%)


Polling districts

According to the gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Mersing constituency has a total of 44 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Endau(N32) Padang Endau 154/32/01 SMK Ungku Husin
Bandar Endau Utara 154/32/02 SK Bandar Endau
Bandar Endau Selatan 154/32/03 SA Bandar Endau
Kampung Hubong 154/32/04
  • SK Pusat Air Tawar
  • SK Labong
Kampung Hubong Barat 154/32/05 SJK (C) Kg Hubong
Rancangan FELDA Endau 154/32/06 SK Lembaga Endau
Triang 154/32/07 SK Teriang
Penyabong 154/32/08 SK Penyabong
Tanjong Resang 154/32/09 SK Tanjung Resang
Ayer Papan 154/32/10 SK Air Papan
Tanjong Genting 154/32/11 Balai Raya Kg. Tanjung Genting
Mersing Kanan 154/32/12 SRA Bersepadu Mersing
Jalan Endau 154/32/13 SMK Mersing
Jalan Abdullah 154/32/14 SA Mersing Kanan
Kampong Tengah 154/32/15 SK Mersing Kanan
Sawah Dato' 154/32/16 SK Sawah Dato'
Tenglu 154/32/17 SK Tenglu
Tanah Abang 154/32/18 SK Tanah Abang
Kampong Punan 154/32/19 SK Punan
Kampong Peta 154/32/20 SK Peta
Tenggaroh(N33) Bandar Utara 154/33/01 SA Bukit Timbalan
Jalan Jamaluang 154/33/02 SMK Sri Mersing
FELDA Nitar 2 154/33/03 SK LKTP Nitar 2
FELDA Nitar 1 154/33/04 SK LKTP Nitar 1
Pengkalan Batu 154/33/05 SA Pengkalan Batu
Jalan Ismail 154/33/06 SJK (C) Pai Chee
Pejabat Kerajaan 154/33/07 SK Bandar Mersing
Pekan Mersing Kechil 154/33/08 SK Sri Mersing
Sri Pantai 154/33/09 SK Seri Pantai
Bandar Jamaluang Timor 154/33/10 Dewan Seberguna Kampung Baru Jemaluang
Jamaluang Timor 154/33/11 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 5
Jamaluang 154/33/12 SJK (C) Jemaluang
RISDA Sungai Ambat 154/33/13 Balai Raya Kg. Baru Estet Koperasi Sg. Ambat
FELDA Tenggaroh 5 154/33/14 SMK Tan Sri Abdul Kadir
FELDA Tenggaroh 3 154/33/15 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 3
FELDA Tenggaroh 6 154/33/16 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 6
FELDA Tenggaroh 4 154/33/17 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 4
FELDA Tenggaroh 2 154/33/18 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 2
FELDA Tenggaroh 1 154/33/19 SK (FELDA) Tenggaroh 1
Pulau Sibu 154/33/20 Balai Raya Pulau Sibu
Pulau Tinggi 154/33/21 SK Pulau Tinggi
Pulau Besar 154/33/22 Balai Raya Pulau Besar
Pulau Aur 154/33/23 Balai Raya Pulau Aur
Pulau Pemanggil 154/33/24 SK Pulau Pemanggil

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Mersing
Constituency created, renamed from Tenggaroh
7th1986–1990Abdul Ajib Ahmad (عبدالاجيب احمد)BN (UMNO)
9th1995–1999Zainal Abidin Osman (زاينل عابدين عثمان)
10th1999–2004Abdul Latiff Ahmad (عبداللطيف أحمد)
2019–2020PH (BERSATU)
2020–2022PN (BERSATU)
15th2022–presentMuhammad Islahuddin Abas (محمد اسلاهو الدين ابس)

State constituency

Parliamentary constituency State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Mersing Endau

Current state assembly members

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N32 Endau Alwiyah Talib PN (BERSATU)
N33 Tenggaroh Raven Kumar Krishnasamy BN (MIC)

Local governments

No. State Constituency Local Government
N32 Endau Mersing District Council
N33 Tenggaroh Mersing District Council

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
PNMuhamamd Islahuddin Abas21,06644.91+44.91
BNAbdul Latif Bandi @ Nor Sebandi18,72939.93-13.07
PHFatin Zulaikha Zaidi6,81314.52-15.85
Homeland Fighters' PartyNurfatimah Ibrahim2090.45+0.45
IndependentIsmail Don890.19+0.19
Total valid votes 46,906 100.00
Total rejected ballots 388
Unreturned ballots 175
Turnout 47,46970.77
Registered electors 66,275
Majority 2,337
PN gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAbdul Latiff Ahmad19,80653.00- 18.50
PHMd. Nasir Hashim11,34730.37+ 30.37
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyA. Rahman A. Hamid6,21516.63- 11.87
Total valid votes 37,368100.00
Total rejected ballots 796
Unreturned ballots 142
Turnout 38,30679.51
Registered electors 48,176
Majority 8,45922.63
BN hold Swing

"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 December 29, 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 %∆%
BNAbdul Latiff Ahmad26,18471.50- 4.42
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyRoslan Nikmat10,43728.50+ 4.42
Total valid votes 36,621100.00
Total rejected ballots 678
Unreturned ballots 94
Turnout 37,39384.03
Registered electors 44,497
Majority 15,747
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAbdul Latiff Ahmad20,11675.92- 4.60
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyShahar Abdullah6,38024.08+ 4.60
Total valid votes 26,496100.00
Total rejected ballots 857
Unreturned ballots 195
Turnout 27,54875.59
Registered electors 36,445
Majority 13,736
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAbdul Latiff Ahmad19,22280.52+ 10.24
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyIdris Tukachil4,64919.48- 10.24
Total valid votes 23,871 100.00
Total rejected ballots 613
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 24,48472.25
Registered electors 33,890
Majority 14,573
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAbdul Latiff Ahmad18,82170.28- 6.57
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyIdris Tukachil7,96029.72+ 29.72
Total valid votes 26,781 100.00
Total rejected ballots 782
Unreturned ballots 54
Turnout 27,61770.29
Registered electors
Majority 10,861
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNZainal Abidin Osman19,35776.85+ 17.54
S46A. Kadir Johan5,83223.15- 17.54
Total valid votes 25,189 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,369
Unreturned ballots 66
Turnout 26,62470.47
Registered electors
Majority 13,525
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAbdul Ajib Ahmad14,36659.31- 20.98
S46Hassan Md. Ali9,85740.69+ 40.69
Total valid votes 24,223 100.00
Total rejected ballots 858
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 25,08172.66
Registered electors
Majority 4,509
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes %∆%
BNAbdul Ajib Ahmad14,41980.29
Pan-Malaysian Islamic PartyMokhtar Yahaya3,54019.71
Total valid votes 17,959 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,106
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 19,06567.41
Registered electors 28,281
Majority 10,879
This was a new constituency created.


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