Kulai (federal constituency)

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Kulai (P163)
Johor constituency
Map of Kulai District, Johor.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Teo Nie Ching
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
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.

Demographics[edit]

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

  Chinese (54.04%)
  Malay (34.96%)
  Indian (10.24%)
  Other ethnicities (0.75%)

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Murni Jaya, Bukit Permai, Inas, Sedenak Utara, Sedenak Selatan, Ladang Fraser, Pekan Sengkang, FELDA Taib Andak, Ladang Swee Lam, Ladang Kelan, Bandar Kulai Utara, Kampong Pertanian, Kampong Rahmat, Bukit Batu, Ayer Manis, FELDA Bukit Batu, Ayer Bemban, Midland Kulai Young, Pekan Kelapa Sawit Barat, Pekan Kelapa Sawit Tengah, Pekan Kelapa Sawit Timor, Kampong Sri Paya, Kota Kulai, Taman Putri, Taman Permai, Bandar Kulai Barat, Bandar Kulai Tengah, Bandar Kulai Timor, Kulai, Ladang Kulai Besar, Saleng, Taman Aman, Bandar Senai Utara, Bandar Senai Tengah, Bandar Senai Selatan, Senai Baru, Seelong, Taman Muhibbah, Lengkongan, Taman Selatan.

2016–present:[4] The constituency contains the polling districts of Murni Jaya, Bukit Permai, Inas, Sedenak Utara, Sedenak Selatan, Ladang Fraser, Pekan Sengkang, FELDA Taib Andak, Ladang Swee Lam, Ladang Kelan, Bandar Kulai Utara, Kampong Pertanian, Kampong Rahmat, Bukit Batu, Ayer Manis, FELDA Bukit Batu, Ayer Bemban, Midland Kulai Young, Pekan Kelapa Sawit Barat, Pekan Kelapa Sawit Tengah, Pekan Kelapa Sawit Timor, Kampong Sri Paya, Kota Kulai, Taman Putri, Taman Permai, Bandar Kulai Barat, Bandar Kulai Tengah, Bandar Kulai Timor, Kulai, Ladang Kulai Besar, Saleng, Taman Aman, Bandar Senai Utara, Bandar Senai Tengah, Bandar Senai Selatan, Senai Baru, Seelong, Taman Muhibbah, Lengkongan, Taman Selatan, Dawani.

State seat Polling District Code Location Electors

(2016)

Bukit Permai(N50) Murni Jaya 163/50/01 SK Murni Jaya 908
Bukit Permai 163/50/02 SK LKTP Bukit Permai 1,005
Inas 163/50/03 SK LKTP Inas 1,255
Sedenak Utara 163/50/04 SK Sedenak 752
Sedenak Selatan 163/50/05 SJK (C) Sedenak 1,289
Ladang Fraser 163/50/06 Balai Raya Ladang Fraser 321
Pekan Sengkang 163/50/07 SJK (C) Sengkang 1,724
FELDA Taib Andak 163/50/08 SK Sinar Bahagia 3,501
Ladang Swee Lam 163/50/09 SMK Bandar Putra 4,950
Ladang Kelan 163/50/10 SJK (T) Ladang Kelan 213
Bandar Kulai Utara 163/50/11 Dewan Serbaguna Taman Mewah 4,295
Kampong Pertanian 163/50/12 SK Kampung Pertanian 802
Bukit Batu(N51) Ulu Choh 163/51/01 Dewan Raya Ulu Choh 374
Bandar Ulu Choh 163/51/02 SJK (C) Ching Yeh 1,333
Kampong Rahmat 163/51/03 SK Polis Kem 2,043
Bukit Batu 163/51/04 SJK (C) Batu 2,935
Ayer Manis 163/51/05 SK Ayer Manis 897
FELDA Bukit Batu 163/51/06 SK LKTP Bukit Batu 1,626
Ayer Bemban 163/51/07 SJK (C) Bemban 1,522
Midland Kulai Young 163/51/08 SK Sri Gunung Pulai 600
Pekan Kelapa Sawit Barat 163/51/09 Sekolah Agama Batu 26 1,726
Pekan Kelapa Sawit Tengah 163/51/10 SJK (C) Sawit 2,217
Pekan Kelapa Sawit Timor 163/51/11 Tadika Sawit 2,049
Kampong Sri Paya 163/51/12 SJK (T) Ladang Kulai Oil Palm 2,203
Kota Kulai 163/51/13 SJK (C) Kulai Bedar 2,431
Taman Putri 163/51/14 SMK Taman Putri 2,431
Taman Permai 163/51/15 SMK Kota Kulai 2,477
Senai(N52) Senai Baru 163/52/01 SJK (C) Senai 3,666
Seelong 163/52/02 SJK (C) Seelong 909
UTM 163/52/03 Sekolah Agama UTM 547
Bandar Kulai Barat 163/52/04 SK Kulai 4,070
Bandar Kulai Tengah 163/52/05 SJK (C) Kulai 1 1,906
Bandar Kulai Timor 163/52/06 SK Kulai 1 2,110
Kulai 163/52/07 SMK Kulai Besar 5,288
Ladang Kulai Besar 163/52/08 SJK (T) Ladang Kulai Besar 442
Saleng 163/52/09 SJK (C) Saleng 3,228
Taman Aman 163/52/10 Dewan Serbaguna Taman Aman 2,634
Bandar Senai Utara 163/52/11 SK Senai Utama 2,234
Bandar Senai Tengah 163/52/12 SMK Senai 1,718
Bandar Senai Selatan 163/52/13 SK Senai 2,708
Taman Muhibbah 163/52/14 SK Taman Muhibbah 4,038
Lengkongan 163/52/15 SMK Sultan Ibrahim 1,147
Taman Selatan 163/52/16 SMK Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra 2,969
Dawani 163/52/17 Balai Raya Serbaguna Taman Bukit Senang 1,645

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)

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
PAS 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
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 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.

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