Batu (Kuala Lumpur federal constituency)

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Batu
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Prabakaran Parameswaran
PH
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018

Batu is a federal constituency in the Federal Territories, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Selayang Lama, Taman Wahyu, Pekan Batu, Taman Batu Muda, Changkat, Batu Muda, Kampong Padang Balang, Jinjang Tempatan Keduabelas, Batu Kantomen, Taman Rainbow, Sentul Pasar, Sentul Tengah, Sentul Utara, Kampong Kovil Utara, Bandar Baru Sentul, Sentul Selatan, Kampong Kovil Selatan, Kolam Ayer, Rumah Pangsa Sri Perak, Taman Intan Baiduri, Taman Beringin, Taman Million, Sentul Jaya, Taman Sri Murni, Taman Batu Permai.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Taman Intan Baiduri, Taman Sri Murni, Kampong Selayang Lama, Taman Beringin, Taman Wahyu, Taman Batu Permai, Taman Batu Muda, Taman Koperasi Polis Fasa II, Changkat, Kampong Padang Balang, Batu Muda, Jinjang Tempatan Keduabelas, Pekan Batu, Batu Kantomen, Sentul Utara, Sentul Jaya, Taman Rainbow, Taman Million, Sentul Pasar, Sentul Tengah, Bandar Baru Sentul, Rumah Pangsa Sri Perak, Sentul Selatan, Kampong Kovil Utara, Kampong Kovil Selatan, Kolam Ayer.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Batu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
7th 1986-1990 Alexander Lee Yu Lung BN
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Chong Chek Ah
10th 1999-2004 Ng Lip Yong
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Chua Tian Chang PKR
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018 Prabakaran Parameswaran Independent
2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH P. Prabakaran M. Parameswaran 38,125 60.70 +2.32
BN Dominic Lau Hoe Chai 13,687 21.79 -17.98
PAS Azhar Yahya 10,610 16.89 N/A
Independent Panjamorthy Muthusami 383 0.61 N/A
Total valid votes 62,805 100.00
Total rejected ballots 498
Unreturned ballots 297
Turnout 63,000 83.32 -1.16
Registered electors 76,328
Majority 24,438 38.91 +20.30
PH hold Swing +2.32
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 240/2018]" (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 Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 314/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.

"Damansara parliamentary seat records biggest majority - Nation". The Star Online. 10 May 2018.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Chua Tian Chang 41,672 58.38 -1.05
BN Dominic Lau Hoe Chai 28,388 39.77 -0.80
Berjasa Hashim Karim 949 1.33 N/A
Independent Nazariah Abbas 209 0.29 N/A
Independent Atan Jasin 164 0.23 N/A
Total valid votes 71,382 100.00
Total rejected ballots 606
Unreturned ballots 159
Turnout 72,147 84.48 +11.76
Registered electors 85,402
Majority 13,284 18.61 -0.26
PKR hold Swing -0.13
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Chua Tian Chang 29,785 59.43 +21.97
BN Lim Si Pin 20,330 40.57 -21.97
Total valid votes 50,115 100.00
Total rejected ballots 614
Unreturned ballots 574
Turnout 51,303 72.72 +4.39
Registered electors 70,544
Majority 9,455 18.87 N/A
PKR gain from BN Swing -21.98
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ng Lip Yong @ Ng Lip Sat 28,718 62.54 +9.87
KEADILAN Chua Tian Chang 17,201 37.46 N/A
Total valid votes 45,919 100.00
Total rejected ballots 309
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 46,228 68.33
Registered electors
Majority 11,517 25.08 +19.74
BN hold Swing +9.87
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ng Lip Yong @ Ng Lip Sat 22,639 52.67 -16.45
PRM Sanusi Osman 20,342 47.33 +16.45
Total valid votes 42,981 100.00
Total rejected ballots 565
Unreturned ballots 1,370
Turnout 44,916 73.53
Registered electors
Majority 2,297 5.34 -32.91
BN hold Swing -16.46
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chong Chek Ah 26,823 69.12 +10.90
PRM Sanusi Osman 11,981 30.88 -9.25
Total valid votes 38,804 100.00
Total rejected ballots 284
Unreturned ballots 842
Turnout 39,930 68.49 -1.50
Registered electors
Majority 14,842 38.25 +20.16
BN hold Swing +10.08
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Alexander Lee Yu Lung 36,646 58.22 +6.03
PRM Syed Husin Ali 25,259 40.13 N/A
Independent Azizi Shariff 1,043 1.66 N/A
Total valid votes 62,948 100.00
Total rejected ballots 215
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 63,163 69.99 +7.44
Registered electors
Majority 11,387 18.09 +3.40
BN hold Swing +1.70
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Alexander Lee Yu Lung 22,262 52.19 N/A
DAP Chan Beng Shin 15,997 37.50 N/A
PAS Hassan Shukri 3,923 9.20 N/A
SDP Omar Din Mawai Din 477 1.12 N/A
Total valid votes 42,659 100.00
Total rejected ballots 415
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 43,074 62.55 N/A
Registered electors 68,865
Majority 6,265 14.69 N/A
This was a new constituency created.

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