1995 Malaysian general election

General elections were held in Malaysia on 24 and 25 April 1995. Voting took place in all 192 parliamentary constituencies of Malaysia, each electing one Member of Parliament to the Dewan Rakyat, the dominant house of Parliament. State elections also took place in 394 state constituencies in 11 out of 13 states of Malaysia (except Sabah and Sarawak) on the same day.

1995 Malaysian general election

← 1990 24–25 April 1995 1999 →

All 192 seats in the Dewan Rakyat
97 seats needed for a majority
Registered9,012,370
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Leader Mahathir Mohamad Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah (S46)
Fadzil Noor (PAS)
Lim Kit Siang (DAP)
Joseph Pairin Kitingan (PBS)
Alliance BN APU GR
Last election 53.38%, 127 seats 21.78%, 15 seats 19.91%, 34 seats
Seats won 162 13 17
Seat change Increase 35 Decrease 2 Decrease 17
Popular vote 3,881,214 1,046,687 910,769
Percentage 65.16% 17.57% 15.29%
Swing Increase11.78pp Decrease4.21pp Decrease4.62pp

Prime Minister before election

Mahathir Mohamad
BN

Prime Minister-designate

Mahathir Mohamad
BN

The result was a victory for the UMNO-led Barisan Nasional, which won 162 of the 192 seats. Voter turnout was 68.3%.[1]

ResultsEdit

 
Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation3,881,21465.1689+18
Malaysian Chinese Association30+12
Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu100
Sarawak United Peoples' Party7+3
Malaysian Indian Congress7+1
Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia7+2
Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak5+1
Sarawak National Party30
Sabah Progressive Party2New
Liberal Democratic Party1New
Sabah Democratic Party0New
People's Progressive Party00
People's Justice Front00
Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah0New
Independent1New
Total162+35
Angkatan
Perpaduan Ummah
Parti Melayu Semangat 46616,58910.356–2
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party430,0987.2270
Total1,046,68717.5713–2
Gagasan RakyatDemocratic Action Party712,17511.969–11
United Sabah Party198,5943.338–6
Total910,76915.2917–17
Malaysian People's Justice Front4,9570.080New
Parti Rakyat Malaysia113,0681.9000
Independents0–4
Total5,956,695100.00192+12
Valid votes5,956,69596.81
Invalid/blank votes196,1143.19
Total votes6,152,809100.00
Registered voters/turnout9,012,37068.27
Source: Nohlen et al., IPU

Results by stateEdit

JohorEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation613,99279.4413+1
Malaysian Chinese Association6+1
Malaysian Indian Congress10
Total20+2
Semangat 4669,5199.0000
Democratic Action Party53,6636.9400
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party19,5362.5300
Parti Rakyat Malaysia11,2401.4500
United Sabah Party4,1650.540New
Independents7410.1000
Total772,856100.0020+2
Valid votes772,85695.58
Invalid/blank votes35,7754.42
Total votes808,631100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,108,33572.96

KedahEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation274,32853.4913+1
Malaysian Chinese Association56,78711.0720
Total331,11564.5615+1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party127,67124.8900
Parti Melayu Semangat 4652,89510.3100
Independents1,1770.2300
Total512,858100.0015+1
Valid votes512,85895.69
Invalid/blank votes23,1004.31
Total votes535,958100.00

KelantanEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation185,84542.182+2
Parti Melayu Semangat 46137,55131.226-1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party112,02225.4260
Malaysian People's Justice Front4,9571.1200
Independents2730.0600
Total440,648100.00141
Valid votes440,64895.00
Invalid/blank votes23,1925.00
Total votes463,840100.00

Kuala LumpurEdit

PartySeats+/–
Barisan Nasional6+3
Democratic Action Party40
Parti Melayu Semangat 4600
Parti Rakyat Malaysia00
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party0New
Independents00
Total10+3

LabuanEdit

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan Nasional9,07669.7910
United Sabah Party3,92930.210New
Total13,005100.0010
Valid votes13,00597.36
Invalid/blank votes3532.64
Total votes13,358100.00
Registered voters/turnout20,24365.99

MalaccaEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation146,24067.7730
Malaysian Chinese Association10
Total40
Democratic Action Party45,31821.0010
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party16,7477.7600
Parti Melayu Semangat 467,4963.4700
Total215,801100.0050

Negeri SembilanEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation186,85670.0340
Malaysian Chinese Association20
Malaysian Indian Congress10
Total70
Democratic Action Party47,52017.8100
Parti Melayu Semangat 4624,5449.2000
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party6,2292.3300
Independents1,6720.6300
Total266,821100.0070
Valid votes266,82196.14
Invalid/blank votes10,7063.86
Total votes277,527100.00
Registered voters/turnout381,38872.77

PahangEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation244,57470.888+1
Malaysian Chinese Association30
Total11+1
Parti Melayu Semangat 4656,42416.3500
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party24,6507.1400
Democratic Action Party15,0744.370-4
Independents4,3331.2600
Total345,055100.0011+1
Valid votes345,05595.68
Invalid/blank votes15,5944.32
Total votes360,649100.00
Registered voters/turnout498,32972.37

PenangEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation107,24122.8040
Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia89,75219.082+1
Malaysian Chinese Association88,77118.872+2
Total285,76460.768+3
Democratic Action Party159,86533.993-3
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party11,4812.4400
Parti Melayu Semangat 4611,3552.4100
United Sabah Party1,8730.4000
Total470,338100.00110
Valid votes470,33897.24
Invalid/blank votes13,3662.76
Total votes483,704100.00
Registered voters/turnout634,71376.21

PerakEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation471,12669.09110
Malaysian Chinese Association7+4
Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia30
Malaysian Indian Congress20
Total23+4
Democratic Action Party127,50018.700-4
Parti Melayu Semangat 4662,4869.1600
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party19,1192.8000
Independents1,6570.2400
Total681,888100.00230

PerlisEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation53,27962.273+1
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party22,94326.8200
Parti Melayu Semangat 469,33710.9100
Total85,559100.003+1
Valid votes85,55996.59
Invalid/blank votes3,0193.41
Total votes88,578100.00

SabahEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation228,19552.959New
Sabah Progressive Party2New
Liberal Democratic Party1New
Total120
United Sabah Party183,89142.678-6
Democratic Action Party16,9023.920-4
Independents1,9950.460-4
Total430,983100.00200

SarawakEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalSarawak United Peoples' Party116,40330.927+3
Sarawak National Party44,18511.7430
Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu42,21011.21100
Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak29,7687.915+1
Independent6,7311.791+1
Total239,29763.5626+5
Democratic Action Party78,45620.841-1
United Sabah Party5,5361.470New
Independents53,18014.130-4
Total376,469100.00270
Valid votes376,46998.10
Invalid/blank votes7,2831.90
Total votes383,752100.00
Registered voters/turnout595,71364.42

SelangorEdit

Party or allianceSeats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation8+1
Malaysian Chinese Association6+4
Malaysian Indian Congress3+1
Total17+6
Parti Melayu Semangat 4600
Democratic Action Party0-3
Parti Rakyat Malaysia00
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party00
Independents00
Total173

TerengganuEdit

Party or allianceVotes%Seats+/–
Barisan NasionalUnited Malays National Organisation157,02054.717+1
Parti Melayu Semangat 4665,31122.7600
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party64,65722.5310
Total286,988100.0080
Valid votes286,98896.40
Invalid/blank votes10,7273.60
Total votes297,715100.00
Registered voters/turnout367,69680.97

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p157 ISBN 0-19-924959-8