Kuala Langat (federal constituency)

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Kuala Langat
Selangor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam
PH
Constituency created1958
First contested1959
Last contested2018

Kuala Langat is a federal constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1959.

The federal constituency was created in the 1958 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 Sijangkang Utara, Sijangkang Dalam Utara, Sijangkang Dalam Selatan, Sijangkang Selatan, Batu 9 Kebun Baharu, Teluk 1, Jenjarum, Jenjarum Tempatan Pertama, Ladang Carey Barat, Ladang Carey Selatan, Ladang Carey Timur, Teluk 2, Sungai Bumbun, Batu 10 Kebun Baharu, Bukit Kemandul, Seri Cheeding, Kampung Jenjarum, Jenjarum Tempatan Kedua, Jenjarum Tempatan Ketiga, Jenjarum Tempatan Keempat, Kota Seri Langat, Sungai Manggis Utara, Sungai Manggis Selatan, Teluk Datuk, Teluk Bunut, Bukit Cheeding (A), Sungai Buaya, Sungai Buaya Tengah, Bandar, Jugra, Sungai Raba, Banting Jaya, Pulau Banting, Pekan Banting, Kanchong, Kelanang, Kanchong Timur, Kanchong Tengah, Simpang Morib, Morib, Sri Putra, Taman Kemuning.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Sijangkang Utara, Sijangkang Dalam Utara, Sijangkang Dalam Selatan, Sijangkang Selatan, Batu 9 Kebun Baharu, Teluk 1, Jenjarum, Jenjarum Tempatan Pertama, Ladang Carey Barat, Ladang Carey Selatan, Ladang Carey Timur, Teluk 2, Sungai Bumbun, Batu 10 Kebun Baharu, Sijangkang Jaya, Taman Panglima, Bukit Kemandul, Seri Cheeding, Kampung Jenjarum, Jenjarum Tempatan Kedua, Jenjarum Tempatan Ketiga, Jenjarum Tempatan Keempat, Kota Sri Langat, Sungai Manggis Utara, Sungai Manggis Selatan, Teluk Datuk, Teluk Bunut, Bukit Cheeding (A), Bandar Saujana Putra, Sungai Buaya, Sungai Buaya Tengah, Bandar, Jugra, Sungai Raba, Banting Jaya, Pulau Banting, Pekan Banting, Kanchong, Kelanang, Kanchong Timur, Kanchong Tengah, Simpang Morib, Morib, Sri Putra, Taman Kemuning.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kuala Langat
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
Parliament of the Federation of Malaya
1st 1959-1963 Abdul Aziz Ishak Alliance
Parliament of Malaysia
1st 1963-1964 Abdul Aziz Ishak NCP
2nd 1964-1969 Mohd. Tahir Abdul Majid Alliance
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Mohd Tahir Abdul Majid Alliance
1973-1974 BN
4th 1974-1978 Aishah Ghani
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986
7th 1986-1990 Basri Bajuri
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Shafie Salleh
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid PKR
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam 43,239 49.08
BN Shahril Sufian Hamdan 26,127 29.66
PAS Yahya Baba 18,731 21.26
Total valid votes 88,097 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,131
Unreturned ballots 209
Turnout 89,437 87.34
Registered electors 102,406
Majority 17,112 19.42
PH gain from PKR 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 % ∆%
PKR Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid 40,983 53.20 + 2.26
BN Sharuddin Omar 35,625 46.25 - 2.81
Independent KS Kottapan 426 0.55 + 0.55
Total valid votes 77,034 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,523
Unreturned ballots 169
Turnout 78,726 88.98
Registered electors 88,474
Majority 5,358
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid 26,687 50.94 + 23.93
BN Sulaiman Mohd Karli 25,698 49.06 - 23.93
Total valid votes 52,385 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,306
Unreturned ballots 244
Turnout 53,935 81.09
Registered electors 66,515
Majority 989
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shafie Salleh 34,118 72.99 + 13.38
KEADILAN Zulkifli Noordin 12,623 27.01 - 13.38
Total valid votes 46,741 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,387
Unreturned ballots 566
Turnout 48,694 77.11
Registered electors
Majority 21,495
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shafie Salleh 24,878 59.61 - 15.94
KEADILAN Saari Sungib 16,858 40.39 + 40.39
Total valid votes 41,736 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,318
Unreturned ballots 242
Turnout 43,296 75.38
Registered electors
Majority 8,020
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Shafie Salleh 28,401 75.55 + 13.68
S46 Tarikh Mohd Jonid 9,190 24.45 - 13.68
Total valid votes 37,591 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,826
Unreturned ballots 167
Turnout 39,584
Registered electors
Majority 19,211
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Basri Bajuri 22,607 61.87 - 13.13
S46 Sallehuddin Hafiz 13,932 38.13 + 38.13
Total valid votes 36,539 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,511
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 38,050 78.67
Registered electors
Majority 8,675
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Basri Bajuri 22,416 75.00
PAS Mohsinon Tahir 7,473 25.00
Total valid votes 29,889 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,118
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 31,007 74.60
Registered electors 41,565
Majority 14,943
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Aishah Ghani 20,866 77.29
PAS Mohsinon Tahir 6,131 22.71
Total valid votes 26,997 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,322
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 28,319 78.18
Registered electors 36,225
Majority 14,735
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Aishah Ghani 14,405 66.66
PAS Hassan Ishak 7,205 33.34
Total valid votes 21,610 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 29,277
Majority 7,200
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Aishah Ghani won uncontested.
BN Aishah Ghani
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 28,026
Majority
BN gain from Alliance Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohd. Tahir Abdul Majid 10,235 63.73
PMIP Ali Saleh 5,824 36.27
Total valid votes 16,059 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,848
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 17,907 71.71
Registered electors 24,973
Majority 4,411
Alliance hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1964
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Mohd. Tahir Abdul Majid 9,840 61.95
Socialist Front Abdul Aziz Ishak 6,043 38.05
Total valid votes 15,883 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,035
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 16,918 80.16
Registered electors 21,105
Majority 3,797
Alliance hold Swing
Malayan general election, 1959
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Alliance Abdul Aziz Ishak 9,492 68.83
PMIP Syed Ibrahim Syed Salim 4,299 31.17
Total valid votes 13,791 100.00
Total rejected ballots 230
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 14,021 81.66
Registered electors 17,169
Majority 5,193
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Malaya [P.U. (B) 197/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-09.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-09.