Kapar (federal constituency)

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Kapar
Selangor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018

Kapar is a federal constituency in 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.

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.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kapar, Bukit Kapar Utara, Kampung Meru, Kampung Haji Shariff, Kampung Nenas, Pekan Meru, Jalan Haji Salleh, Kampung Batu Belah, Taman Klang, Jalan Meru, Bukit Kapar Selatan, Taman Meru Indah, Klang Kawasan 19, Kampung Budiman, Kampung Sungai Serdang, Kampung Tok Muda, Perepat, Pekan Kapar, Batu 9 Kapar, Sementa, Bandar Sultan Sulaiman, Taman Klang Utama 1, Kampung Batu Empat, Taman Kapar Indah, Batu 11 & 12 Kapar, Taman Sri Kerayong, Batu 10 Kapar, Sungai Kapar Indah, Taman Chempaka Sari, Taman Klang Utama 2, Kampung Sungai Pinang, Rantau Panjang, Kampung Batu Tiga, Taman Eng Ann 1, Persiaran Sultan Ibrahim 2, Bandar Klang, Sungai Pinang Selatan, Pasar Jawa, Jalan Goh Hock Huat, Teluk Kapas, Persiaran Sultan Ibrahim 1, Taman Eng Ann 2, Sungai Bertih Selatan, Sungai Bertih Utara, Sungai Udang Utara, Jalan Yadi, Kampong Delek, Sungai Sirih, Kuala Klang, Sri Perantau, Tanjong Klang, Sungai Lima, Bandar Pulau Ketam, Bagan Teo Chew, Sungai Udang Selatan, Kampong Delek Kanan, Kampong Delek Kiri.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kapar, Bukit Kapar Utara, Kampung Meru, Kampung Haji Shariff, Kampung Nenas, Pekan Meru, Jalan Haji Salleh, Kampung Batu Belah, Taman Klang, Jalan Meru, Bukit Kapar Selatan, Taman Meru Indah, Klang Kawasan 19, Kampung Budiman, Kampung Sungai Serdang, Kampung Tok Muda, Perepat, Pekan Kapar, Batu 9 Kapar, Sementa, Bandar Sultan Sulaiman, Taman Klang Utama 1, Kampung Batu Empat, Taman Kapar Indah, Batu 11 & 12 Kapar, Taman Sri Kerayong, Batu 10 Kapar, Sungai Kapar Indah, Taman Chempaka Sari, Taman Klang Utama 2, Taman Klang Perdana, Kampung Sungai Pinang, Rantau Panjang, Kampung Batu Tiga, Taman Eng Ann 1, Persiaran Sultan Ibrahim 2, Bandar Klang, Sungai Pinang Selatan, Pasar Jawa, Jalan Goh Hock Huat, Teluk Kapas, Persiaran Sultan Ibrahim 1, Taman Eng Ann 2, Kampung Raja Uda Barat, Kampung Raja Uda Timur, Sungai Udang Utara, Jalan Yadi, Kampong Delek, Sungai Sirih, Kuala Klang, Sri Perantau, Tanjong Klang, Sungai Lima, Bandar Pulau Ketam, Bagan Teo Chew, Sungai Udang Selatan, Kampong Delek Kanan, Kampong Delek Kiri.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kapar
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Hamzah Alang Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Hamzah Alang Alliance
2nd 1964-1969
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971 Hamzah Alang Alliance
1971-1973 Mohd Tahir Abdul Manan
1973-1974 BN
Constituency abolished, merged into Kuala Selangor and Pelabuhan Kelang
Constituency re-created from Kuala Selangor and Pelabuhan Kelang
7th 1986-1990 D. P. Vijandran BN
8th 1990-1995 M. Mahalingam
9th 1995-1999 Leelavathi Govindasamy
10th 1999-2004 Komala Devi Perumal
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Manikavasagam Sundaram PKR
13th 2013-2018 Manivannan Gowindasamy
14th 2018-present Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid 47,731 44.99
PAS Abd Rani Osman 31,425 29.62
BN Mohana Muniandy Raman 26,412 24.90
PRM Manikavasagam Sundaram 525 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 gain from PKR 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.
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
Berjasa 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
KEADILAN 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
PAS 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 K. 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
PAS 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-04-23.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-23.