1957 Malayan local elections

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Local elections were held in the Federation of Malaya in 1957.[1][2][3]

Mayoral electionEdit

George TownEdit

Date: 2 January 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Candidates Party Votes
G. H. Goh Alliance (MCA) 6 councillors
D. S. Ramanathan Labour 5 councillors
Source: [4][5][6]
Date: 30 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Candidates Party Votes
D. S. Ramanathan Labour
Source:

City council electionEdit

George TownEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate: 41,799
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Labour 4 (8) | Alliance 1 (5) | Independent 0 (2)
Jelutong 1. Ooi Thiam Siew Labour 2. Abdullah Ariff Alliance (UMNO)
Kelawei 1. Chang Poh Jung Labour 2. Kamaluddin Baboo Alliance (UMNO)
Sungei Pinang 1. D. S. Ramanathan Labour 2. Lim Eng Hooi Alliance (MCA)
Tanjong East 1. Lee Kok Liang Labour S. M. Mohamed Idris
Khoo Yat See
Alliance (UMNO)
Ind.
Tanjong West 1. Lim Kean Siew Labour Lee Woon Mun
G. O. Singh
Alliance (MCA)
Ind.
Source: [7][8][9][10]

[11]

Municipal electionEdit

Kuala LumpurEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Spoilt votes
Labour 1 (?)
Bungsar 1. V. David Labour 1,055 213 2. Gurdial Singh Alliance (MIC) 842 26
Imbi 1. Cheah Theam Siew Unopposed
Petaling 1. Lim Jew Siang Unopposed
Sentul 1. Abdullah Yassin Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Source: [12][13]

MalaccaEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Malayan Party 3 (?) | Alliance 2 (?) | Labour 1 (?)
Bukit China 1. Paul Anthony Prabalan Malayan Party 1,281 571 2. George Ivan Taye Alliance (MIC) 710
Fort 1. Tan Kee Gak Malayan Party 1,226 505 2. Cheng Chia Hua Alliance (MCA) 721
Mata Kuching 1. Hashim Abdul Ghani
2. Chong Kong Ying
3. Mohamed Abdul Rahman
Malayan Party
Labour
Alliance (UMNO)
864
765
758
99 4. Yusoff Sulong
5. Yong Kong Yim
6. Syed Omar Abdullah Alhabshee
Alliance (UMNO)
Labour
Alliance (UMNO)
739
684
681
Tranquerah 1. Lim Yeow Koon Alliance (MCA) 987 141 2. Yap Eng Tee Malayan Party 846
Source: [12][14][15]

Town councils electionEdit

Alor StarEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Kampong 1.
Pekan 1.
Seberang 1.
Source:

Bandar Maharani, MuarEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Maharani 1.
Parit Stongkat 1.
Sultan Ibrahim 1.
Source: [16][17][18]

Bandar Penggaram, Batu PahatEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Gunong Soga 1.
2.
Jalan Sultanah 1.
Kampong Petani 1.
Source: [19]

Bukit MertajamEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate: 4,468
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
1.
1.
Source: [10]

ButterworthEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate: 5,145
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
1.
1.
Source: [10]

Ipoh-MenglembuEdit

Date: 2 March 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Spoilt votes
?
Green Town 1. D. R. Seenivasagam
Mohamed Yunan Abdullah Sani
Source: [20][21]
Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Spoilt votes
PPP 2 (2) | NAP 1 (1) | Alliance 1 (9)
Green Town 1. D. R. Seenivasagam PPP 1,150 420 2. Yeoh Kian Teik Alliance (MCA) 730 7
Menglembu 1. Cheong Pak Keen NAP 739 237 2. Chew Peng Loon Alliance (MCA) 502
Pasir Puteh 1. Mohamed Yunan Abdullah Sani Alliance (UMNO) 738 183 2. Choy Kok Kuan PPP 555 12
Silibin 1. Toh Seang Eng PPP 843 221 2. A. K. Subramaniam Alliance (MIC) 622 12
Source: [12][22][23][24]

Johore BahruEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Spoilt votes
Alliance 4 (12)
Ayer Molek 1. Ahmad Mohamed Shah Alliance (UMNO) 339 48 2. Wan Mohamed Ibrahim Negara 291 6
Nong Chik 1. Sanudin Abdul Manas Alliance (UMNO) 477 73 2. Annuar A. Malek Negara 404 18
Tampoi 1. Lee Teck Ching Alliance (MCA) 281 197 2. Abdul Raof Aman Negara 84 17
Tebrau 1. Syed Abdul Rahman Ahmad Alliance (UMNO) 301 60 2. Mohamed Abdul Jabar Negara 241 11
Source: [12][25][26]

KamparEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Central 1.
North 1.
South 1.
Source: [27]

KlangEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Klang North 1.
Klang South 1.
Port Swettenham 1.
Source:

KluangEdit

Date: 2 November 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Gunong Lambak 1.
Mengkibol 1.
Mesjid Lama 1. Mokhtar Zainuddin
Bahari Taib
Source: [28][29][30]

Kota BharuEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Kubang Pasu 1.
Kota Lama 1.
Wakaf Pasu 1.
Source:

Kuala KangsarEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Idris 1.
Kangsar 1.
Kenas 1.
Source:

Kuala PilahEdit

Date: 1 June 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Bukit Temensu 1. Lee Geok Swee
2. Yahaya Ahmad
3. Jayantilal
Perikatan
Perikatan
Perikatan
Pir Muhammad Mohamad Ali Labour
Kampong Dioh 1. Victor Ho Hong Yeow
2. Abdul Kadir Abdullah
3. Chan Chun Ying
Perikatan
Perikatan
Perikatan
Pekan Lama 1. Mansor Abdullah
2. Chong Foo Khin
3. Maarof Ali
Perikatan
Perikatan
Perikatan
Source: [31][32][33]

Kuala TrengganuEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Electorate Turnout
Alliance 2 (?) | Independent 1 (?)
Bukit Besar 1. Mohamed Abdullah Alliance (UMNO) Unopposed
Kuala 1. Toh Kim Chong Alliance (MCA) Syed Alwi Ind.
Ladang 1. Mutalib Salleh Ind. 268 155 Abdul Rashid Hussein Alliance (UMNO) 113 3,055 16.56%
Source: [34][35][36]

KuantanEdit

Date: 2 March 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Central Town 1.
Tanah Puteh 1.
Telok Sisek 1.
Source: [37][38]

Pasir MasEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Lemal 1.
Kampong Bahru 1.
Pengkalan Pasir 1.
Source:

Pasir PutehEdit

RaubEdit

Date: 20 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Raub Australian Gold Mine 1.
Raub Town 1.
Sempalit 1.
Tanjong Gadong 1.
Source: [39]

SegamatEdit

Date: 2 November 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Buloh Kasap 1.
Gemereh 1. Soon Boon Seng
Tan Boon Chiong
Genuang 1.
Source: [40][41]

SerembanEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
Alliance ? (7) | Labour ? (5)
Lake 1.
Lobak 1. Kat Fye Hin
S. Amir Singh Gill
Rahang 1.
2.
Benson Lim Heng Kein
Govindan Suppiah
Lam Teck Choon
Robert Singam
Temiang 1.
Source: [32][42]

Sungei PataniEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party
?
Pekan Bahru 1.
Pekan Lama 1.
Rural 1.
Source:

TaipingEdit

Date: 7 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes Spoilt votes
Alliance 2 (7) | Labour 2 (2)
Assam Kumbang 1. Hwang Yun Chih
2. Mohamed Noor Mohamed
Alliance (MCA)
Alliance (UMNO)
449
400
9 3. Lim Chye Guan
4. Nor Rashid Ariffin
Labour
Labour
428
378
13
Kota 1. Goh Ah Hin Labour 564 133 2. Ooi Cheng Hoe Alliance (MCA) 431 13
Klian Pau 1. Saba Ratnam Sellar Labour 716 314 2. Ng Pi Ca Alliance (MCA) 402 27
Source: [12][43][27]

Tanjong MalimEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Beirop 1.
Idris 1.
Malacca 1.
Source: [18]

Teluk AnsonEdit

Date:
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Changkat Jong 1.
Denison Road 1.
Pasir Bedamar 1.
Source:

Temerloh-MentekabEdit

Date: 19 January 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Mentekab North 1.
2.
3.
Mentekab South 1.
2.
3.
Temerloh North 1.
2.
3.
Temerloh South 1.
2.
3.
Source: [44]
Date: 28 December 1957
Electorate:
Turnout:
Wards Elected councillor Elected party Votes Majority Opponent(s) Party Votes
?
Mentekab North 1.
Mentekab South 1.
Temerloh North 1.
Temerloh South 1.
Source: [45]

TumpatEdit

Local councils electionEdit

PenangEdit

[46][47][48][49][50]

ReferencesEdit

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