Kapar (federal constituency)

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Kapar (P109)
Selangor constituency
DUN Selangor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1958
Constituency abolished1974
Constituency re-created1986
First contested1959
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]189,369
Area (km²)[2]362

Kapar is a federal constituency in Klang District and Petaling District, Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1959 to 1974, from 1986 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 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 Kapar's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (70.5%)
  Chinese (15.2%)
  Indian (13.9%)
  Other ethnicities (0.4%)

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed between Kuala Selangor and Pelabuhan Kelang. It was re-created in 1984 from parts of Kuala Selangor and Pelabuhan Kelang.

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Kapar constituency is divided into 44 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Meru (N42) Kampung Meru 109/42/01 SRA Bukit Kapar Timur
Kampung Haji Shariff 109/42/02 SK Meru (2)
Kampung Nenas 109/42/03
  • SRA Pekan Meru
  • SRA Meru 2
Pekan Meru 109/42/04 SMK Meru
Jalan Haji Salleh 109/42/05
  • SJK (C) Tiong Hua Kok Bin
  • SJK (C) Pin Hwa 1 Klang
Taman Meru Indah 109/42/06 SK Meru (Jalan Tap) Persiaran Hamzah Alang
Pekan Kapar 109/42/07 SMK Tengku Idris Shah Kapar
Batu 9 Kapar 109/42/08 SK Kapar
Batu 10 Kapar 019/01/09 SMK (P) Kapar
Sungai Kapar Indah 109/42/10 SK Sungai Kapar Indah
Taman Kapar Indah 109/42/11 SJK (C) Soo Jin Kapar
Kampung Budiman 109/42/12 KAFA Integrasi Imam Al-Ghazali Kampung Budiman
Sementa (N43) Kampung Sungai Serdang 109/43/01 SK Sungai Serdang Kapar
Kampung Tok Muda 109/43/02 SK Tok Muda Kapar
Perepat 109/43/03 SRA Kampung Perepat
Sementa 109/43/04 Sra Sementa
Kampung Batu Empat 109/43/05 SMK Rantau Panjang
Batu 11 & 12 Kapar 109/43/06 SRA Pekan Kapar
Taman Sri Kerayong 109/43/07 Dewan Sri Kerayong
Taman Chempaka Sari 109/43/08 SRA Batu 4 Jalan Haji Sirat
Kapar 109/43/09 SJK (T) Methodist Kapar
Bukit Kapar Utara 109/43/10 SK Bukit Kapar
Bukit Kapar Selatan 109/43/11 SRA Bukit Kapar Barat
Kampung Sungai Pinang 109/43/12 Dewan Sungai Pinang
Rantau Panjang 109/43/13 SK Rantau Panjang Klang
Kampung Batu Tiga 109/43/14 SRA Nurul Ehsan Batu 3 Sungai Pinang
Teluk Kapas 109/43/15 SRA Rantau Panjang
Taman Klang Perdana 109/43/16 SK Sementa
Selat Klang(N44) Sungai Udang Utara 109/44/01 SRA Darul Ulum Sungai Udang Klang
Jalan Yadi 109/44/02 SK Telok Gadong
Kampong Delek 109/44/03 Dewan Orang Ramai Kampung Delek
Sungai Sirih 109/44/04 Balai Raya Kampung Sungai Sireh Tambahan 2
Kuala Klang 109/44/05 SA Rakyat (KAFA Integrasi) Al-Hidayah Kampung Keretapi Pelabuhan Klang
Sri Perantau 109/44/06 Gelanggang Serbaguna Pangsapuri Seri Perantau
Tanjong Klang 109/44/07 Gelanggang Bola Keranjang Kampung Bagan Hailam
Sungai Lama 109/44/08 SJK (C) Sin Bin Sungai Lima Pulau Ketam
Bandar Pulau Ketam 109/44/09 SJK (C) Hwa Lien Pulau Ketam
Bagan Teo Chew 109/44/10 SJK (C) Keng Chee Pulau Ketam
Sungai Udang Selatan 109/44/11 SMK Telok Gadong
Kampong Delek Kanan 109/44/12 SRA Kampung Delek
Kampong Delek Kiri 109/44/13 SR Islam Integrasi Al-Farabi
Bandar Sultan Sulaiman 109/44/14 SK Pelabuhan Utara Bandar Sultan Sulaiman
Kampung Raja Uda Timur 109/44/15 SK Kampung Raja Uda
Kampung Raja Uda Barat 109/44/16 SRA Kampung Raja Uda

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kapar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Selangor Barat
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959–1963 Hamzah Alang (حمزه الڠ) Alliance (UMNO)
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963–1964 Hamzah Alang (حمزه الڠ) Alliance (UMNO)
2nd 1964–1969
1969–1971 Parliament was suspended[5][6]
3rd 1971 Hamzah Alang (حمزه الڠ) Alliance (UMNO)
1971–1973 Mohd Tahir Abdul Manan (محمد طاهر عبدالمانن)
1973–1974 BN (UMNO)
Constituency abolished, merged into Kuala Selangor and Pelabuhan Kelang
Constituency re-created from Kuala Selangor and Pelabuhan Kelang
7th 1986–1990 D. P. Vijandran (டி.பி.விஜந்திரன்) BN (MIC)
8th 1990–1995 M. Mahalingam (எம்.மஹாலிங்கம்)
9th 1995–1999 Leelavathi Govindasamy (லீலவதி கோவிந்தசாமி)
10th 1999–2004 Komala Devi Perumal (கோமலா தேவி பெருமாள)
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008–2013 Manikavasagam Sundaram (சு. மாணிக்கவாசகம்) PKR
13th 2013–2018 Manivannan Gowindasamy (கொ. மணிவண்ணன்)
14th 2018–2022 Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid (عبدالله ثاني عبدالحميد) PH (PKR)
15th 2022–present Halimah Ali (حليمة بنت علي) PN (PAS)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kapar Jeram Jeram
Meru
Selat Klang
Sementa Sementa
Sungai Pinang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N42 Meru Mohd. Fakhrulrazi Mohd Mokhtar PH (PKR)
N43 Sementa Dr. Daroyah Alwi PBM
N44 Selat Klang Abdul Rashid Asari PN (BERSATU)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N42 Meru
  • Shah Alam City Council
  • Klang Municipal Council
N43 Sementa Klang Municipal Council
N44 Selat Klang Klang Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PN Halimah Ali 65,751 41.61 +41.61
PH Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid 53,969 34.15 -10.84
BN Muhammad Noor Azman 35,079 22.20 -2.70
PBM Daroyah Alwi 1,474 0.93 +0.93
Homeland Fighters' Party Mohd Pathan Hussin 1,015 0.64 +0.64
Independent VP Sevelinggam 477 0.30 +0.30
Sabah Heritage Party Rahim Awang 265 0.17 +0.17
Total valid votes 158,030 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,464
Unreturned ballots 206
Turnout 159,700 83.45
Registered electors 189,369
Majority 11,782
PN gain from PH Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid 47,731 44.99 +44.99
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Abd Rani Osman 31,425 29.62 +29.62
BN Mohana Muniandy Raman 26,412 24.90 -12.15
Parti Rakyat Malaysia Manikavasagam Sundaram 525 0.49 +0.49
Total valid votes 106,093 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,497
Unreturned ballots 239
Turnout 107,829 86.27
Registered electors 124,983
Majority 16,306 15.37
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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-07-19. 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-07-19. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR G Manivannan Gowindasamy 69,849 56.17 - 1.14
BN Sakthivel Alagappan 46,059 37.05 - 5.64
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Front Mohd Pathan Hussin 6,289 5.06 + 5.06
Independent Norhamzah Suratman 1,067 0.86 + 0.86
Independent Mohd Nazri Abdul Aziz 835 0.67 + 0.67
Independent Palaya Rengaiah 231 0.19 + 0.19
Total valid votes 124,330 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,379
Unreturned ballots 314
Turnout 127,023 88.11
Registered electors 144,159
Majority 23,790
PKR hold Swing {{{3}}}
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Manikavasagam Sundaram 48,196 57.31 + 17.24
BN Komala Devi M Perumal 35,899 42.69 - 17.24
Total valid votes 84,095 100.00
Total rejected ballots 3,064
Unreturned ballots 127
Turnout 87,286 77.78
Registered electors 112,224
Majority 12,297
PKR gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Komala Devi M Perumal 44,007 59.93 + 9.25
PKR Ang Hiok Gai 29,419 40.07 + 40.07
Total valid votes 73,426 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,356
Unreturned ballots 7
Turnout 75,789 72.74
Registered electors
Majority 14,588
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Komala Devi M Perumal 27,830 50.68 - 18.94
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Dzulkefly Ahmad 24,970 45.47 + 45.47
Independent N. Tamilarasan @ Kim Chai 2,112 3.85 + 3.85
Total valid votes 54,912 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,116
Unreturned ballots 32
Turnout 56,060 75.24
Registered electors
Majority 2,860
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Leelavathi Govindasamy 33,283 69.62 + 11.39
S46 Sanad Said 14,524 30.38 - 11.39
Total valid votes 47,807 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,678
Unreturned ballots 110
Turnout 49,595 73.41
Registered electors
Majority 18,759
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN M. Mahalingam 22,038 58.23 - 12.42
S46 Sanad Said 15,811 41.77 + 41.77
Total valid votes 37,849 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,511
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 39,360 73.87
Registered electors
Majority 6,227
BN hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN D. P. Vijandran 20,938 70.65
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Aziz Hamzah 8,697 29.35
Total valid votes 29,635 100.00
Total rejected ballots 957
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 30,592 69.64
Registered electors 43,928
Majority 12,241
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?


Malaysian general by-election, 3 April 1971
Upon the death of incumbent, Hamzah Alang
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohd Tahir Abdul Manan 12,314 77.61
PMIP Mohamed Jais Fatahur Rahman 3,552 22.39
Total valid votes 15,866 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 26,370
Majority 8,762
Alliance hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hamzah Alang 7,781 43.38
DAP Au Keng Wah 6,734 37.55
PMIP Awang Ansari Ahmad 3,420 19.07
Total valid votes 17,935 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,033
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 18,968 71.94
Registered electors 26,368
Majority 1,047
Alliance hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hamzah Alang 9,937 58.61
Socialist Front Zailani Sulaiman 4,829 28.48
PMIP Awang Ansari Ahmad 2,188 12.91
Total valid votes 16,954 100.00
Total rejected ballots 979
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,933 78.90
Registered electors 22,730
Majority 5,108
Alliance hold Swing {{{3}}}


Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Hamzah Alang 5,335 46.40
PPP R. Madhavan 3,208 27.90
PMIP Ibrahim Nordin 2,954 25.69
Total valid votes 11,497 100.00
Total rejected ballots 137
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 11,634 76.78
Registered electors 15,152
Majority 2,127
This was a new constituency created.

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