Kepong (federal constituency)

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Kepong (P114)
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Lim Lip Eng
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]72,696
Area (km²)[2]12

Kepong is a federal constituency in the Federal Territories, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 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 Kepong's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (89.76%)
  Indian (6.03%)
  Malay (4.55%)
  Other ethnicities (0.4%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Kepong constituency has a total of 19 polling districts.[4]

Polling District Code Location
Kampung Melayu Kepong 114/00/01 SMK Jinjang
Jinjang Tempatan Pertama 114/00/02 SMK Jinjang
Jinjang Tempatan Kedua 114/00/03 SJK (C) Jinjang Utara
Jinjang Tempatan Ketiga 114/00/04 SJK (C) Jinjang Utara
Jinjang Tempatan Keempat 114/00/05 SJK (C) Jinjang Tengah 2
Jinjang Tengah 114/00/06
  • SK La Salle 1 Jinjang
  • SK La Salle 2 Jinjang
Jinjang Tempatan Utara 114/00/07 SJK (C) Jinjang Tengah 1
Jinjang Utara 114/00/08 SJK (C) Kepong 1
Pekan Kepong 114/00/09 SJK (C) Kepong 2
Taman Kepong 114/00/10 SMK Kepong Baru
Kepong Baru Barat 114/00/11 SK Kepong Baru
Kepong Baru Tengah 114/00/12 SK Seri Kepong
Kepong Baru Timur 114/00/13 SK Taman Kepong
Kepong Baru Tambahan 114/00/14 SMK Sinar Bintang
Kepong Utara 114/00/15 SMK Kepong Baru
Kepong Selatan 114/00/16 SJK (C) Jinjang Selatan
Jinjang Tempatan Kesebelas 114/00/17 SJK (C) Jinjang Selatan
Jinjang Tempatan Kesepuluh 114/00/18 SJK (C) Jinjang Selatan
Jinjang Tempatan Keduabelas 114/00/19 SMK Raja Abdullah

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kepong
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Batu
4th 1974-1978 Tan Chee Khoon (陈志勤) PEKEMAS
5th 1978-1982 Tan Tiong Hong (陈忠鸿) BN (GERAKAN)
6th 1982-1986 Tan Seng Giaw (陈胜尧) DAP
7th 1986-1990
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Lim Lip Eng (林立迎) PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Lim Lip Eng 56,516 92.04 +92.04
BN Ong Siang Liang 4,888 7.96 -5.00
Total valid votes 61,404 100.00
Total rejected ballots 323
Unreturned ballots 85
Turnout 61,812 85.03 -1.08
Registered electors 72,696
Majority 51,628 84.08 +14.74
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.

"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 Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 47,837 82.30 +7.07
BN Chandrakumanan Arumugam 7,530 12.96 -11.81
Independent Yee Poh Ping 2,757 4.74 N/A
Total valid votes 58,124 100.00
Total rejected ballots 388
Unreturned ballots 73
Turnout 58,585 86.11 +7.94
Registered electors 68,035
Majority 40,307 69.34 +18.86
DAP hold Swing +9.43
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 35,552 75.23 +23.16
BN Lau Hoi Keong 11,704 24.77 -23.16
Total valid votes 47,256 100.00
Total rejected ballots 212
Unreturned ballots 40
Turnout 47,508 78.17 +3.58
Registered electors 60,775
Majority 23,848 50.47 +46.33
DAP hold Swing +23.17


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 23,282 52.07 +1.30
BN Ma Woei Chyi 21,428 47.93 +0.73
Total valid votes 44,710 100.00
Total rejected ballots 212
Unreturned ballots 34
Turnout 44,956 74.59 -1.96
Registered electors
Majority 1,854 4.14 +0.57
DAP hold Swing +0.29


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 25,085 50.77 -4.79
BN Ma Woei Chyi 23,319 47.20 +2.76
Independent Mano 1,003 2.03 N/A
Total valid votes 49,407 100.00
Total rejected ballots 271
Unreturned ballots 52
Turnout 49,730 76.55 +0.93
Registered electors
Majority 1,766 3.57 -7.56
DAP hold Swing -3.78


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 25,075 55.56 -15.02
BN Tan Poh Eng 20,053 44.44 +15.02
Total valid votes 45,128 100.00
Total rejected ballots 270
Unreturned ballots 56
Turnout 45,454 75.62 +4.39
Registered electors
Majority 5,022 11.13 -30.03
DAP hold Swing -15.02


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 38,323 70.58 +5.77
BN Lim Kim Hoe 15,971 29.42 -3.01
Total valid votes 54,294 100.00
Total rejected ballots 385
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 54,679 71.23 -0.50
Registered electors
Majority 22,352 41.16 +9.09
DAP hold Swing +4.55


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 33,049 64.81 +14.30
BN Lum Weng Keong 16,536 32.43 -16.01
NASMA Wong Kim Lin 1,405 2.76 N/A
Total valid votes 50,990 100.00
Total rejected ballots 486
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 51,476 71.73 -5.21
Registered electors 71,767
Majority 16,513 32.07 +30.05
DAP hold Swing +15.03


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 29,368 50.51 +29.84
BN Kerk Kim Tim @ Kerk Choo Ting 28,163 48.44 +6.87
Independent Ishak Ibrahim 613 1.05 N/A
Total valid votes 58,144 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,321
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 59,465 76.94 N/A
Registered electors 77,285
Majority 1,205 2.02 N/A
DAP gain from BN Swing -1.30


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Tan Tiong Hong 20,055 41.57 +3.17
PEKEMAS Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin 17,827 36.95 -4.23
DAP Khoo Sin Geok @ Khoo Sin Tow 9,971 20.67 +3.10
Independent Kanda 390 0.81 N/A
Total valid votes 48,243 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 63,703
Majority 2,228 4.62 N/A
BN gain from PEKEMAS Swing -3.70


Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PEKEMAS Tan Chee Khoon 9,858 41.18 N/A
BN Tan Tiong Hong 9,192 38.40 N/A
DAP Chan Kok Kit 4,206 17.57 N/A
Independent George Lim 681 2.84 N/A
Total valid votes 23,937 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 34,488
Majority 666 2.78 N/A
Constitutency created.

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