Cheras (federal constituency)

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Cheras
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Tan Kok Wai
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018

Cheras is a federal constituency in the Federal Territories, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 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 Jalan Pasar, Rumah Pangsa Loke Yew, Jalan San Peng, Kampong Loke Yew, Jalan Loke Yew, Pudu Hujung, Taman Mutiara Barat, Pudu Ulu, Jangan Sungai Besi, Jalan Cheras, Jalan Chan Sow Lin, Taman Miharja, Kampung Cheras Batu 4, Cheras Baru, Taman Midah Kanan, Taman Segar, Taman Midah Kiri, Taynton View, Bukit A Cheras Baru, Taman Shamelin Perkasa, Taman Cheras, Taman Desa Aman.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Jalan Pasar, Jalan San Peng, Rumah Pangsa Loke Yew, Kampong Loke Yew, Jalan Loke Yew, Pudu Hujung, Jalan Sungai Besi, Jalan Chan Sow Lin, Jalan Cheras, Taman Miharja, Pudu Ulu, Taman Shamelin Perkasa, Kampong Cheras Batu 4, Bukit A Cheras Baru, Cheras Baru, Taman Cheras, Taman Desa Aman, Taman Midah Kanan, Taman Midah Kiri, Taman Mutiara Barat, Taynton View, Taman Segar.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Cheras
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
9th 1995-1999 Tan Kok Wai DAP
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Tan Kok Wai 56,671 89.00
BN Heng Sinn Yee 7,006 11.00
Total valid votes 63,677 100.00
Total rejected ballots 275
Unreturned ballots 122
Turnout 64,074 81.29
Registered electors 78,819
Majority 49,665 78.00
PH gain from DAP 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.

"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.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Kok Wai 48,249 81.65 + 3.47
BN Steve Teoh Chee Hooi 10,840 18.35 - 3.47
Total valid votes 59,089 100.00
Total rejected ballots 315
Unreturned ballots 88
Turnout 59,492 82.00
Registered electors 72,551
Majority 37,409
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Kok Wai 39,253 78.18 + 15.36
BN Jeffrey Goh Sim Ik 10,953 21.82 - 15.36
Total valid votes 50,206 100.00
Total rejected ballots 224
Unreturned ballots 121
Turnout 50,571 73.58
Registered electors 68,725
Majority 28,300
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Kok Wai 29,056 62.82 + 3.08
BN Lee Boon Kok 17,195 37.18 - 3.08
Total valid votes 46,251 100.00
Total rejected ballots 248
Unreturned ballots 34
Turnout 46,533 68.64
Registered electors
Majority 11,861
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Kok Wai 27,579 59.74 - 6.56
BN Lee Boon Kok 18,587 40.26 + 6.56
Total valid votes 46,166 100.00
Total rejected ballots 217
Unreturned ballots 82
Turnout 46,465 70.63
Registered electors
Majority 8,992
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Kok Wai 29,240 66.30
BN Mook Soon Man @ Mok Soon Cheong 14,865 33.70
Total valid votes 44,105 100.00
Total rejected ballots 224
Unreturned ballots 77
Turnout 44,406 69.50
Registered electors
Majority 14,375
This was a new constituency created.

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