Kulai (federal constituency)

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Kulai (P163)
Johor constituency
Map of Kulai District, Johor.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Electors (2018)[1]99,147
Area (km²)[2]737

Kulai is a federal constituency in Kulai District, Johor, 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.


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

  Chinese (54.05%)
  Malay (34.96%)
  Indian (10.24%)
  Other ethnicities (0.75%)


Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Kulai constituency has a total of 44 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling District Code Location
Bukit Permai(N50) Murni Jaya 163/50/01 SK Murni Jaya
Bukit Permai 163/50/02 SK LKTP Bukit Permai
Inas 163/50/03 SK LKTP Inas
Sedenak Utara 163/50/04 SK Sedenak
Sedenak Selatan 163/50/05 SJK (C) Sedenak
Ladang Fraser 163/50/06 Balai Raya Ladang Fraser
Pekan Sengkang 163/50/07 SJK (C) Sengkang
FELDA Taib Andak 163/50/08 SK Sinar Bahagia
Ladang Swee Lam 163/50/09 SMK Bandar Putra
Ladang Kelan 163/50/10 SJK (T) Ladang Kelan
Bandar Kulai Utara 163/50/11 Dewan Serbaguna Taman Mewah
Kampong Pertanian 163/50/12 SK Kampung Pertanian
Bukit Batu (N51) Ulu Choh 163/51/01 Dewan Raya Ulu Choh
Bandar Ulu Choh 163/51/02 SJK (C) Ching Yeh
Kampong Rahmat 163/51/03 SK Polis Kem
Bukit Batu 163/51/04 SJK (C) Batu
Ayer Manis 163/51/05 SK Ayer Manis
FELDA Bukit Batu 163/51/06 SK LKTP Bukit Batu
Ayer Bemban 163/51/07 SJK (C) Bemban
Midland Kulai Young 163/51/08 SK Sri Gunung Pulai
Pekan Kelapa Sawit Barat 163/51/09 Sekolah Agama Batu 26
Pekan Kelapa Sawit Tengah 163/51/10 SJK (C) Sawit
Pekan Kelapa Sawit Timor 163/51/11 Tadika Sawit
Kampong Sri Paya 163/51/12 SJK (T) Ladang Kulai Oil Palm
Kota Kulai 163/51/13 SJK (C) Kulai Besar
Taman Putri 163/51/14 SMK Taman Putri
Taman Permai 163/51/15 SMK Kota Kulai
Senai (N52) Senai Baru 163/52/01 SJK (C) Senai
Seelong 163/52/02 SJK (C) Seelong
UTM 163/52/03 Sekolah Agama UTM
Bandar Kulai Barat 163/52/04 SK Kulai
Bandar Kulai Tengah 163/52/05 SJK (C) Kulai 1
Bandar Kulai Timor 163/52/06 SK Kulai 1
Kulai 163/52/07 SMK Kulai Besar
Ladang Kulai Besar 163/52/08 SJK (T) Ladang Kulai Besar
Saleng 163/52/09 SJK (C) Saleng
Taman Aman 163/52/10 Dewan Serbaguna Taman Aman
Bandar Senai Utara 163/52/11 SK Senai Utama
Bandar Senai Tengah 163/52/12 SMK Senai
Bandar Senai Selatan 163/52/13 SK Senai
Taman Muhibbah 163/52/14 SK Taman Muhibbah
Lengkongan 163/52/15 SMK Sultan Ibrahim
Taman Selatan 163/52/16 SMK Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra
Dawani 163/52/17 Balai Raya Serbaguna Taman Bukit Senang

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kulai
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Senai
11th 2004-2008 Lim Si Cheng (林思城) BN (MCA)
12th 2008-2013 Ong Ka Ting (黄家定)
13th 2013-2018 Teo Nie Ching (张念群) DAP
14th 2018–present PH (DAP)

State constituency[edit]



State constituency
1954–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Kulai Bukit Batu
Bukit Permai

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N50 Bukit Permai Tosrin Jarvanthi PN (BERSATU)
N51 Bukit Batu Jimmy Puah Wee Tse PH (PKR)
N52 Senai Tee Boon Tsong PH (DAP)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N50 Bukit Permai Kulai Municipal Council
N51 Bukit Batu Kulai Municipal Council
N52 Senai Kulai Municipal Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Teo Nie Ching 55,312 65.42 + 65.42
BN Tang Nai Soon 22,564 26.69 - 14.00
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Juwahir Amin 6,667 7.89 + 7.89
Total valid votes 84,543 100.00
Total rejected ballots 976
Unreturned ballots 168
Turnout 85,687 86.42
Registered electors 99,147
Majority 32,748 38.73
PH hold Swing

"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 Teo Nie Ching 43,338 58.99 + 20.22
BN Tay Chin Hein 29,888 40.69 - 20.54
Independent Surendiran Kuppayah 238 0.32 + 0.32
Total valid votes 73,464 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,432
Unreturned ballots 119
Turnout 75,015 89.31
Registered electors 83,991
Majority 13,450 18.30
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Ong Ka Ting 32,017 61.23 - 8.32
DAP Ng Pack Siong 20,273 38.77 + 8.32
Total valid votes 52,290 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,327
Unreturned ballots 59
Turnout 53,676 79.69
Registered electors 67,358
Majority 11,744
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lim Si Cheng 32,278 69.55
DAP Ong Kow Meng 14,134 30.45
Total valid votes 46,412 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,935
Unreturned ballots 30
Turnout 48,377 77.69
Registered electors
Majority 18,144
This was a new constituency created.