Kluang (federal constituency)

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Kluang
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wong Shu Qi
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]96,915

Kluang is a federal constituency in Johor, 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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang Coronation, Pekan Sri Lalang Barat, Pekan Sri Lalang Timor, Ladang Mengkibol, Mengkibol Barat, Mengkibol Timor, Taman Kurnia, Bakar Sampah, Lambak, Yap Tau Sah, Yap Tau Sah Timor, Padang Tembak, Jalan Mersing, Jalan Johor Tenggara, Kluang Layang, Ladang Lambak, Ladang Elaeis, Ladang Bukit Benut, Kampung Gunung Lambak, Taman Megah, Kampong Melayu Timor II, Kampung Tengah, Kampong Paya Timor, Kampong Paya Barat, Kampong Melayu I, Kampong Melayu Timor, Kampong Melayu II, Taman Lian Seng, Haji Manan, Mesjid Lama, Bandar Tengah, Taman Ilham, Dorset, Taman Berlian, Jalan Hospital, Taman Kerjasama, Kampung Baru.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang Coronation, Pekan Sri Lalang Barat, Pekan Sri Lalang Timor, Ladang Mengkibol, Mengkibol Barat, Mengkibol Timor, Taman Kurnia, Bakar Sampah, Lambak, Yap Tau Sah, Yap Tau Sah Timor, Padang Tembak, Jalan Mersing, Jalan Johor Tenggara, Kluang Layang, Ladang Lambak, Ladang Elaeis, Ladang Bukit Benut, Kampung Gunung Lambak, Taman Megah, Kampong Melayu Timor II, Kampung Tengah, Kampong Paya Timor, Kampong Paya Barat, Kampong Melayu I, Kampong Melayu Timor, Kampong Melayu II, Taman Lian Seng, Haji Manan, Mesjid Lama, Bandar Tengah, Taman Ilham, Dorset, Taman Berlian, Jalan Hospital, Taman Kerjasama, Kampung Baru, Taman Suria, Indah Jaya, Sri Tengah.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kluang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1978 Loh Fook Yen BN
5th 1978-1982 Lee Kaw DAP
6th 1982-1986 Quah Wee Liam BN
7th 1986-1990 Ling Chooi Sieng
8th 1990-1995 Kang Chow Oh
9th 1995-1999 Hoo Seong Chang
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Hou Kok Chung
13th 2013-2018 Liew Chin Tong DAP
14th 2018-present Wong Shu Qi PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Wong Shu Qi 47,671 59.20 + 4.21
BN Gan Ping Sieu 24,618 30.57 - 14.44
PAS Muhammad Hasbullah Md Najib 8,242 10.23 + 10.23
Total valid votes 80,531 100.00
Total rejected ballots 921
Unreturned ballots 389
Turnout 81,841 84.45
Registered electors 96,915
Majority 23,053 28.63
PH gain from DAP Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Johore [P.U. (B) 244/2018]" (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 Johore [P.U. (B) 318/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Liew Chin Tong 40,574 54.99 + 8.61
BN Hou Kok Chung 33,215 45.01 - 8.61
Total valid votes 73,789 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,292
Unreturned ballots 181
Turnout 75,262 86.78
Registered electors 86,732
Majority 7,359
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hou Kok Chung 27,970 53.62 - 16.14
DAP Ng Lam Hua 24,189 46.38 + 16.14
Total valid votes 52,159 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,884
Unreturned ballots 524
Turnout 54,567 76.60
Registered electors 71,233
Majority 3,781
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hoo Seong Chang 33,001 69.76 - 1.75
DAP Ng Lam Hua 14,303 30.24 + 1.75
Total valid votes 47,304 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,477
Unreturned ballots 881
Turnout 49,662 73.60
Registered electors
Majority 18,698
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hoo Seong Chang 30,540 71.51 - 1.70
DAP Chew Peck Choo 12,170 28.49 + 1.70
Total valid votes 42,710 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,033
Unreturned ballots 2,898
Turnout 46,641 72.94
Registered electors
Majority 18,370
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Hoo Seong Chang 30,097 73.21 + 18.75
DAP Lim Ser Ho 11,014 26.79 - 18.75
Total valid votes 41,111 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,551
Unreturned ballots 817
Turnout 43,479 72.11
Registered electors
Majority 19,083
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Kang Chow Oh 29,700 54.46 + 3.50
DAP Ng Wei Siong 24,832 45.54 - 0.94
Total valid votes 54,532 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,384
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 55,916 75.40
Registered electors
Majority 4,868
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ling Towi Seng @ Ling Chooi Sieng 22,891 50.96
DAP Lee Kaw 20,882 46.48
PAS Abu Hassan Umat @ Ahmad 1,149 2.56
Total valid votes 44,922 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,600
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,522 74.92
Registered electors 62,099
Majority 2,009
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Quah Wee Liam 23,760 58.14
DAP Lee Kaw 17,107 41.86
Total valid votes 40,867 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,227
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 42,094 76.93
Registered electors 54,717
Majority 6,653
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lee Kaw 16,887 51.51
BN Loh Fook Yen 15,215 46.41
PAS Abu Bakar Kathom 679 2.07
Total valid votes 32,781 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 44,331
Majority 1,672
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Loh Fook Yen 13,247 54.14
DAP Lee Kaw 11,223 45.86
Total valid votes 24,470 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 31,687
Majority 2,024
This was a new constituency created.

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