Damansara (Selangor federal constituency)

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Damansara (P106)
Selangor constituency
DUN Selangor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Tony Pua Kiam Wee
PH
Constituency created1958
Constituency abolished1974
Constituency re-created2018
First contested1959
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]164,322
Area (km²)[2]65

Damansara is a federal constituency in Petaling District and Gombak District, Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1959 to 1974 and from 2018 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 2018 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system. The incumbent MP for the seat, Tony Pua won with a majority of 106,903 in the 2018 general election, the largest ever majority in Malaysian electoral history.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Damansara's electorate as of 2018[4]

  Chinese (69.53%)
  Malay (19.67%)
  Indian (9.42%)
  Other ethnicities (1.38%)

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed but re-created in 2018 redelineation exercise.

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Damansara constituency is divided into 57 polling districts.[5]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Kampung Tunku (N35) Seksyen 21 Timur 106/35/01 SMK (P) Sri Aman
Seksyen 20 Utara 106/35/02 SMK (P) Sri Aman
Seksyen 20 Selatan 106/35/03 SMK (P) Sri Aman
Seksyen 22 106/35/04 SMK (P) Sri Aman
Kampung Tunku Utara 106/35/05 SK Kampung Tunku
Kampung Tunku Selatan 106/35/06 SK Kampung Tunku
SS 3 Utara 106/35/07 SMK Sri Permata
SS 3 Barat 106/35/08 SMK Sri Permata
SS 3 Timur 106/35/09 Dewan Seberguna SS 3/14 Petaling Jaya
Sungai Way Utara 106/35/10 SJK (C) Sungai Way
Sungau Way Tengah Dua 106/35/11 SJK (C) Sungai Way
Sungai Way Tengah Satu 106/35/12 SJK (C) Sungai Way
Sungai Way Selatan Dua 106/36/13 SJK (C) Sungai Way
Sungai Way Selatan Satu 106/35/14 SJK (C) Sungai Way
SS 2 Utara 106/35/15 SK Taman Sea
SS 2 Tengah 106/35/16 SJK (C) Puay Chai
SS 2 Selatan 106/35/17 SMK Taman S.E.A
Seksyen 21 Barat 106/35/18 SMK Taman S.E.A
Bandar Utama (N36) SS 21 Utara 106/36/01 SK Damansara Utama
SS 20 106/36/02 SMK Damansara Utama
Damansara Jaya Utara 106/36/03 SMK Damansara Jaya
SS 23 106/36/04 SK Taman Megah
SS 24 106/36/05 SK Taman Megah
SS 26 106/36/06 SJK (C) Yuk Chai
Kampung Chempaka 106/36/07 SMK Tropicana Petaling Jaya
SS 25 106/36/08 SK Taman Megah
SS 4 106/36/09 SMK Kelana Jaya SS4
SS 21 Selatan 106/36/10 Dewan Seberguna MBPJ SS 21/12
Damansara Jaya Selatan 106/36/11
  • SK Damansara Jaya (1)
  • SK Damansara Jaya (2)
Bandar Utama BU 1 & BU 2 106/36/12 SMK Bandar Utama
Sungai Kayu Ara Utara 106/36/13 SRA Kampung Sungai Kayu Ara
Bandar Utama BU 3 - BU 10 106/36/14 SMK Bandar Utama Damansara (3)
Bandar Utama BU 11 - BU 12 106/36/15 SJK (T) Effingham Bandar Utama
Sungai Kayu Ara Selatan 106/36/16 SK Bandar Utama Damansara
Kayu Ara Indah 106/36/17 SK Bandar Utama Damansara (2)
Sunway Damansara PJU 3 106/36/18 SJK (C) Damansara
Bukit Lanjan(N37) Desa Jaya Jalan 1 - Jalan 19 106/37/01 SJK (C) Desa Jaya
Sri Damansara Jalan SD 1 - Jalan SD 5 106/37/02 SK Bandar Baru Sri Damansara
Sri Damansara Jalan SD 7 - Jalan SD 9 106/37/03 SK Bandar Sri Damanaara 3
Bukit Lanjan 106/37/04 SK Bukit Lanjan (Asli) Bandar Damansara Perdana
Desa Jaya Jalan 20 - Jalan 38 106/37/05 SJK (C) Desa Jaya
Desa Jaya Jalan 39 - Jalan 56 106/37/06 SJK (C) Desa Jaya
Damansara Damai PJU 10 106/37/07 SMK Damansara Damai 1
Sri Damasara Jalan SD 10 106/37/08 SMK Bandar Sri Damansara (2)
Sri Damansara Jalan SD 12 106/37/09 SK Bandar Sri Damansara (2)
Saujana Damansara PJU 10 106/37/10 SK Damansara Damai 1
Taman Ehsan Jalan 5 106/37/11 SK Taman Ehsan
Taman Ehsan Jalan 2 106/37/12 SMK Taman Ehsan
Desa Aman Puri 106/37/13 SK Desa Amanpuri
Taman Ehsan Jalan 4 106/37/14 SRA Taman Ehsan Kepong
Sungai Buloh 106/37/15 SJK (T) Saraswathy
Selayang Utama 106/37/16 SK Selayang Utama
Kepong Utama 106/37/17 SK Kepong, FRIM
Selayang Jaya 106/37/18 SK Selayang Jaya
Taman Daya 106/37/19 SMK Kepong
Taman Indah Perdana 106/37/20 Ruang Masyarakat Tingkat Bawah Rumah Pangsa Blok E Taman Indah Perdana
Taman Bidara 106/37/21 Dewan Seberguna Taman Bidara

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Damansara
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Selangor Tengah in the state of Selangor
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Karam Singh Veriah (ਕਰਮ ਸਿੰਘ ਵੇਰਿਆ) Socialist
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Karam Singh Veriah (ਕਰਮ ਸਿੰਘ ਵੇਰਿਆ) Socialist
2nd 1964-1969 Michael Chen Wing Sum (曾永森) Alliance (MCA)
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[6][7]
3rd 1971-1974 Hor Cheok Foon (何卓欢) DAP
Constituency abolished, split into Petaling and Shah Alam
Constituency re-created, renamed from Petaling Jaya Utara
14th 2018–present Tony Pua Kiam Wee (潘俭伟) PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Damansara Bandar Utama
Bukit Lanjan
Bukit Raja
Kampung Tunku
Serdang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N35 Kampung Tunku Lim Yi Wei PH (DAP)
N36 Bandar Utama Jamaliah Jamaluddin
N37 Bukit Lanjan Elizabeth Wong Keat Ping PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Tony Pua Kiam Wee 121,283 89.00 +7.16
BN Ryan Ho Kwok Xheng 14,380 10.55 -7.61
PRM Dato' Wong Mun Kheong 617 0.45 +0.45
Total valid votes 136,280 100.00
Total rejected ballots 867
Unreturned ballots 492
Turnout 137,639 83.76
Registered electors 164,322
Majority 106,903 78.44
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Selangor [P.U. (B) 239/2018]" (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 State of Selangor [P.U. (B) 313/2018]" (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, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Hor Cheok Foon 15,567 56.29
Alliance Michael Chen Wing Sum 12,089 43.71
Total valid votes 27,656 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,002
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,658 69.34
Registered electors 41,331
Majority 3,478
DAP gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Michael Chen Wing Sum 9,148 43.68
Socialist Front Tan Kai Hee 8,602 41.08
PAP Lam Khuan Kit 3,191 15.24
Total valid votes 20,941 100.00
Total rejected ballots 856
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 21,797 72.52
Registered electors 30,056
Majority 546
Alliance gain from Socialist Front Swing ?


Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Socialist Front Karam Singh Veriah 9,026 61.49
Alliance Lee Eng Teh 5,653 38.51
Total valid votes 14,679 100.00
Total rejected ballots 192
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,871 75.40
Registered electors 19,722
Majority 3,373
This was a new constituency created.

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