Batu (Kuala Lumpur federal constituency)

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Batu (P115)
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]76,328
Area (km²)[2]20

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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Batu's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (42.52%)
  Chinese (38.28%)
  Indian (17.46%)
  Other ethnicities (1.74%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Batu constituency has a total of 23 polling districts.[4]

Polling District Code Location
Kampung Selayang Lama 115/00/01 SK Kg. Selayang
Taman Sri Murni 115/00/02 SK Seri Murni
Taman Intan Baiduri 115/00/03 SK St. Mary
Taman Beringin 115/00/04 SRA Abu Zar Al-Ghifari Taman Beringin
Taman Wahyu 115/00/05 SK Seri Delima
Taman Batu Permai 115/00/06 SMK Dato' Ibrahim Yaacob
Taman Batu Muda 115/00/07 SK Batu Muda
Batu Muda 115/00/08 SMK Batu Muda
Taman Koperasi Fasa II 115/00/09 SK Taman Koperasi Polis
Batu Kentonmen 115/00/10
  • SK (1) Batu 4 Jalan Ipoh
  • SK (2) Batu 4 Jalan Ipoh
Pekan Batu 115/00/11 SMK Raja Ali
Taman Rainbow 115/00/12 SJK (C) Lai Chee
Taman Million 115/00/13 SM (Persendirian) Chong Hwa
Sentul Pasar 115/00/14 SMK Convent Sentul
Sentul Jaya 115/00/15 SK Sentul 1
Sentul Utara 115/00/16 SRA Ibnu Hajar Al-'Asqalani (SRA Raudhatul Muttaqin), Taman Dato' Senu
Pekan Setapak 115/00/17 SJK (C) Chong Hwa, Setapak
Rumah Pangsa Sri Perak 118/00/18 SK Bandar Baru Sentul
Bandar Baru Sentul 115/00/19 SMK Bandar Baru Sentul
Sentul Tengah 115/00/20
  • SK Convent Sentul 1
  • SK Convent Sentul 2
Kampung Kovil Utara 115/00/21 SMK (L) Methodist Sentul
Kampung Kovil Selatan 115/00/22 SK La Salle (1) Sentul
Sentul Selatan 115/00/23 SK (L) Methodist Sentul

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Batu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Kepong and Setapak
7th 1986-1990 Alexander Lee Yu Lung (李裕隆) BN (GERAKAN)
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Chong Chek Ah (庄智雅)
10th 1999-2004 Ng Lip Yong (吴立洋)
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Chua Tian Chang (蔡添强) PKR
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018 Prabakaran Parameswaran (பிரபாகரன் பரமேஸ்வரன்) Independent
2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent P. Prabakaran M. Parameswaran 38,125 60.70 +60.70
BN Dominic Lau Hoe Chai 13,687 21.79 -17.98
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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
Independent gain, PH hold Swing
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.[permanent dead link] "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.[permanent dead link]

"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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Front 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
PKR 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
Parti Rakyat Malaysia 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
Parti Rakyat Malaysia 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
Parti Rakyat Malaysia 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
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party 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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