Kota Melaka (federal constituency)

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Kota Melaka
Malacca constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Khoo Poay Tiong
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)126,848

Kota Melaka is a federal constituency in Malacca, 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 Bakar Batu, Kesidang Indah, Limbongan, Kampung Padang, Kampung Enam, Tengkera Pantai, Tengkera, Tun Perak, Kenanga Seksyen 1, Pengkalan Rama Pantai, Kampung Morten, Kubu, Taman Kota Laksamana, Kampung Hulu, Kampung Belanda, Kenanga Seksyen 2, Pengkalan Rama, Kenanga Seksyen 3, Pengkalan Rama Tengah, Bukit Gedong, Semabok, Seri Duyong, Durian Daun, Perigi Hang Tuah, Kg. Padang Semabok, Bunga Raya, Bukit China, Bandar Kaba, Bandar Hilir Tengah, Melaka Raya, Kg. Bandar Hilir, Ujong Pasir Pantai, Lorong Panjang, Perkampungan Portugis, Ujong Pasir Darat, Padang Temu, Alai, Kg. Telok Mas, Pernu, Kampung Ujong Pasir.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bakar Batu, Kesidang Indah, Limbongan, Kampung Padang, Kampung Enam, Tengkera Pantai, Tengkera, Tun Perak, Kenanga Seksyen 1, Pengkalan Rama Pantai, Kampung Morten, Kubu, Taman Kota Laksamana, Kampung Hulu, Kampung Belanda, Kenanga Seksyen 2, Pengkalan Rama, Kenanga Seksyen 3, Pengkalan Rama Tengah, Bukit Gedong, Semabok, Seri Duyong, Durian Daun, Perigi Hang Tuah, Kg Padang Semabok, Bunga Raya, Bukit China, Bandar Kaba, Bandar Hilir Tengah, Melaka Raya, Kg Bandar Hilir, Ujong Pasir Pantai, Lorong Panjang, Perkampungan Portugis, Ujong Pasir Darat, Padang Temu, Alai, Kg Telok Mas, Pernu, Kampung Ujong Pasir.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Melaka
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created,recreated from Bandar Malacca
4th 1974-1978 Lim Kit Siang DAP
5th 1978-1982 Chan Teck Chan
6th 1982-1986 Lim Kit Siang
7th 1986-1990 Lim Guan Eng
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999
1999 Vacant VAC
10th 1999-2004 Kerk Kim Hock DAP
11th 2004-2008 Wong Nai Chee BN (MCA)
12th 2008-2013 Sim Tong Him DAP
13th 2013-2017
2017-2018 Independent
14th 2018-present Khoo Poay Tiong PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Khoo Poay Tiong 76,518 72.69 +72.69
BN Choo Wei Sern 27,343 25.97 - 10.78
Independent Goh Leong San 1,415 1.34 + 1.34
Total valid votes 105,276 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,432
Unreturned ballots 377
Turnout 107,085 84.42
Registered electors 126,848
Majority 49,175 46.72
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Malacca [P.U. (B) 243/2018]" (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 Malacca [P.U. (B) 317/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Sim Tong Him 49,521 63.25 + 4.61
BN Yee Kok Wah 28,775 36.75 - 4.61
Total valid votes 78,296 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,168
Unreturned ballots 187
Turnout 79,651 86.28
Registered electors 92,322
Majority 20,746
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Sim Tong Him 38,640 58.64 + 8.82
BN Wong Nai Chee 27,250 41.36 - 8.82
Total valid votes 65,890 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,448
Unreturned ballots 141
Turnout 67,479 79.57
Registered electors 84,805
Majority 11,390
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wong Nai Chee 31,217 50.18 + 8.34
DAP Kerk Kim Hock 30,998 49.82 - 8.34
Total valid votes 62,215 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,959
Unreturned ballots 217
Turnout 64,391 77.78
Registered electors
Majority 219
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Kerk Kim Hock 33,472 58.16 + 3.59
BN Lim Swee Kiang 24,083 41.84 - 3.59
Total valid votes 57,555 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,277
Unreturned ballots 89
Turnout 58,921 77.15
Registered electors
Majority 9,389
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Guan Eng 29,647 54.57 - 8.95
BN Soon Tian Szu 24,683 45.43 + 8.95
Total valid votes 54,330 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,231
Unreturned ballots 191
Turnout 56,752
Registered electors
Majority 4,964
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Guan Eng 33,993 63.52 - 3.56
BN Soon Tian Szu 19,525 36.48 + 3.56
Total valid votes 53,518 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,227
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 54,745 76.45
Registered electors
Majority 14,468
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Guan Eng 34,573 67.08
BN Soh Chin Aun 16,967 32.92
Total valid votes 51,540 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,300
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 52,840 76.54
Registered electors 69,034
Majority 17,606
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Kit Siang 29,310 54.51
BN Chan Teck Chan 24,459 45.49
Total valid votes 53,769 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,145
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 54,914 78.56
Registered electors 69,900
Majority 4,851
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chan Teck Chan 28,044 61.11
BN Chew Hock Thye 17,844 38.89
Total valid votes 45,888 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 60,086
Majority 10,200
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Lim Kit Siang 17,664 51.93
BN Loh Kee Peng 13,460 39.57
PSRM Thum Kim Kui 2,165 6.36
PEKEMAS Lee Kou Ming 726 2.13
Total valid votes 34,015 100.00
Total rejected ballots 723
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 34,738 78.29
Registered electors 44,370
Majority 4,204
This was a new constituency created.

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