Kota Raja (federal constituency)

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Kota Raja
Selangor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Mohamad Sabu
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018

Kota Raja is a federal constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 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 Seksyen 34 Shah Alam, Sungai Kandis, Teluk Menegun, LLN Connought Bridge, Kampung Pandan, Kampung Jawa, Kota Raja, Taman Seri Andalas 1, Taman Seri Andalas 2, Taman Klang Jaya 1, Sentosa Dato Yusof Shahbuddin, Bukit Jati, Taman Seri Andalas 3, Taman Desawan, Sentosa Dato Abdul Hamid 1, Sentosa Dato Dagang, Jalan Raya Timur, Taman Klang Jaya 2, Sentosa Dato Abdul Hamid 2, Taman Maznah, Shah Alam S27, Shah Alam S28, Sri Muda 1, Sri Muda 2 Utara, Bukit Kemuning, Jalan Kebun, Johan Setia, Batu 4 Jalan Kebun, Bandar Puteri Klang, Kampung Baru Hicom, Putra Height, Sri Muda 2 Selatan, Seri Gambut, Kota Kemuning, Bukit Rimau, Kampung Bukit Naga, Haji Husin Jalan Kebun, Shah Alam S27 B.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Seksyen 34 Shah Alam, Sungai Kandis, Teluk Menegun, LLN Connought Bridge, Kampung Pandan, Kampung Jawa, Kota Raja, Taman Seri Andalas 1, Taman Seri Andalas 2, Taman Klang Jaya 1, Sentosa Dato Yusof Shahbuddin, Bukit Jati, Taman Seri Andalas 3, Taman Desawan, Sentosa Dato Abdul Hamid 1, Sentosa Dato Dagang, Jalan Raya Timur, Taman Klang Jaya 2, Sentosa Dato Abdul Hamid 2, Taman Maznah, Taman Menara Maju, Shah Alam S 27 A, Shah Alam S 28, Sri Muda 1, Sri Muda 2 Utara, Bukit Kemuning, Jalan Kebun, Johan Setia, Batu 4 Jalan Kebun, Bandar Puteri Klang, Kampung Baru Hicom, Putra Height, Sri Muda 2 Selatan, Seri Gambut, Kota Kemuning Jalan 31/1 - 31/80, Bukit Rimau, Kampung Bukit Naga, Haji Husin Jalan Kebun, Shah Alam S 27 B, Apartment S 28, Taman Berjaya, Kota Kemuning Jalan 31/81 - 31/170, Bandar Botanic and Bandar Bukit Tinggi.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Raja
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
11th 2004-2008 S. Vigneswaran M. Sanasee BN
12th 2008-2013 Siti Mariah Mahmud PAS
13th 2013-2015
2015-2018 Amanah
14th 2018-present Mohamad Sabu PH (Amanah)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Mohamad Sabu 90,697 70.79 + 70.79
PAS Mohamed Diah Baharun 19,555 15.26 - 49.36
BN V. Gunalan 17,874 13.95 - 18.53
Total valid votes 128,126 100.00
Total rejected ballots 966
Unreturned ballots 320
Turnout 129,412 86.84
Registered electors 149,021
Majority 71,142 55.53
PH gain from PAS 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 % ∆%
PAS Siti Mariah Mahmud 59,106 64.62 - 3.71
BN Murugesan Sinnandavar 29,711 32.48 + 0.84
Independent Uthayakumar Ponnusamy 2,364 2.58 + 2.58
Independent Azman Idrus 280 0.31 + 0.31
Total valid votes 91,461 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,102
Unreturned ballots 116
Turnout 92,729 87.56
Registered electors 105,909
Majority 29,395
PAS hold Swing - 2.28
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PAS Siti Mariah Mahmud 38,630 68.36 + 31.79
BN S. Vigneswaran M. Sanasee 17,879 31.64 - 23.61
Total valid votes 56,509 100.00
Total rejected ballots 814
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 57,323 79.75
Registered electors 71,887
Majority 20,751
PAS gain from BN Swing + 27.70
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN S. Vigneswaran M. Sanasee 24,376 55.25
PAS Siti Mariah Mahmud 16,137 36.57
Independent Krisnasamy Thevarayan 3,608 8.18
Total valid votes 44,121 100.00
Total rejected ballots 627
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 44,758 76.67
Registered electors
Majority 8,239
This was a new constituency created.

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