Kluang (federal constituency)

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Kluang (P152)
Johor constituency
DUN Johor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wong Shu Qi
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]96,915
Area (km²)[2]256

Kluang is a federal constituency in Kluang District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Kluang's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Chinese (47.49%)
  Malay (41.63%)
  Indian (9.38%)
  Other ethnicities (1.5%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Kluang constituency has a total of 40 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Mengkibol(N28) Ladang Bukit Benut 152/28/01 SA Ladang Bukit Benut
Ladang Coronation 152/28/02 SA Taman Desa
Pekan Sri Lalang Barat 152/28/03 Dewan Raya Sri Lalang
Pekan Sri Lalang Timor 152/28/04 Dewan Raya Sri Lalang
Ladang Mengkibol 152/28/05 SK Seri Taman Kluang Barat
Mengkibol Barat 152/28/06 SK Seri Intan
Mengkibol Timor 152/28/07 Kolej Vokesional Kluang
Taman Kurnia 152/28/08 SMA Arabiah Kluang
Bakar Sampah 152/28/09 SJK (C) Chong Hwa 2
Lambak 152/28/10 SJK (C) Chong Hwa 1
Yap Tau Sah 152/28/11 SJK (C) Pin Ming
Yap Tau Sah Timor 152/28/12 SMJK Chong Hwa
Jalan Mersing 152/28/13 SK Abdul Rahman Yassin
Jalan Johor Tenggara 152/28/14 SA Dato' Ahmad
Kluang Layang 152/28/15 Dewan Orang Ramai Ladang Ellar
Ladang Lambak 152/28/16 SJK (T) Ladang Lambak
Ladang Elaesis 152/28/17 SJK (T) Ladang Elaesis
Kampung Gunung Lambak 152/28/18 SJK (C) Chong Hwa 3
Taman Megah 152/28/19 Dewan Muafakat Kg. Dato Abdul Rahman Yassin
Kampong Paya Timor 152/28/20 SJK (C) Pa Yai
Kampong Paya Barat 152/28/21 SJK (C) Pa Yai
Kampong Melayu Timor 152/28/22 Dewan Seberguna Kg. Paya
Mahkota(N29) Padang Tembak 152/29/01 SMK Sultan Abdul Jalil
Kampong Melayu Timor II 152/29/02 Dewan Seberguna Kg. Paya
Kampung Tengah 152/29/03 SK Seri Kg Tengah
Kampong Melayu I 152/29/04 SK Kampong Melayu
Kampong Melayu II 152/29/05 Dewan Raya Majlis Perbandaran Kluang
Taman Lian Seng 152/29/06 SJK (T) Jalan Haji Manan
Haji Manan 152/29/07 SJK (C) Chong Eng
Mesjid Lama 152/29/08 SA Gunung Lambak
Bandar Tengah 152/29/09 SJK (C) Chong Eng
Taman Ilham 152/29/10 Dewan Syarifah Azizah Taman Ilham
Dorset 152/29/11 SMK Taman Seri Kluang
Taman Berlian 152/29/12 Dewan Pertubuhan PELADANG Kawasan Kluang Utara
Jalan Hospital 152/29/13 SK (L) Bandar Kluang
Taman Kerjasama 153/29/14 SMK Tun Hussein Onn
Kampung Baru 153/29/15 SMK Sultan Abdul Jalil
Taman Suria 152/29/16 SMK Seri Perdana
Indah Jaya 152/29/17 SK Dato' Syed Zain Alshahab
Sri Tengah 152/29/18 SMK Tengku Aris Bendahara

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kluang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Kluang Utara
4th 1974-1978 Loh Fook Yen (罗福元) BN (MCA)
5th 1978-1982 Lee Kaw (李高) DAP
6th 1982-1986 Quah Wee Liam (柯威廉) BN (MCA)
7th 1986-1990 Ling Chooi Sieng (林水仙)
8th 1990-1995 Kang Chow Oh (江沼湖)
9th 1995-1999 Hoo Seong Chang (何襄赞)
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Hou Kok Chung (何国忠)
13th 2013-2018 Liew Chin Tong (刘镇东) DAP
14th 2018-present Wong Shu Qi (黄书琪) PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kluang Bandar Kluang
Bekok
Gunung Lambak
Mahkota
Mengkibol
Paloh

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N28 Mengkibol Chew Chong Sin PH (DAP)
N29 Mahkota Muhamad Said Jonit PH (PKR)

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 hold Swing +9.33
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 +8.61
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 -16.14


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 -1.75


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 -1.70


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 +18.75


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 +2.22


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ling Towi Seng @ Ling Chooi Sieng 22,891 50.96 -7.18
DAP Lee Kaw 20,882 46.48 +4.62
PAS Abu Hassan Umat @ Ahmad 1,149 2.56 +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 -5.90


Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Quah Wee Liam 23,760 58.14 +11.73
DAP Lee Kaw 17,107 41.86 -9.65
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 +10.69


Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lee Kaw 16,887 51.51 +5.65
BN Loh Fook Yen 15,215 46.41 -7.73
PAS Abu Bakar Kathom 679 2.07 +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 +6.69


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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