Petaling Jaya (federal constituency)

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Petaling Jaya (P105)
Selangor constituency
DUN Selangor 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Maria Chin Abdullah
PH
Constituency created1984
Constituency abolished1995
Constituency re-created2018
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]140,920
Area (km²)[2]55

Petaling Jaya is a federal constituency in Petaling District, Selangor, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1986 to 1995 and 2018 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 1984 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 Petaling Jaya's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (46.57%)
  Chinese (32.03%)
  Indian (19.54%)
  Other ethnicities (1.86%)

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1995 when it was redistributed but re-created in 2018 redelineation exercise.

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 30 March 2018, the Petaling Jaya constituency is divided into 44 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling Districts Code Location
Seri Setia (N32) Glenmarie 105/32/01 Politeknik Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
SS 6 105/32/02 Dewan Masyarakat SS 6/1
SS 5d 105/32/03
  • SK Kelana Jaya 1
  • SK Kelana Jaya 2
SS 5b & 5c 105/32/04 SK Sri Kelana Jaya
SS 5a 105/32/05 SA Rakyat (KAFA) Integrasi Ehsaniah
Seri Setia 105/32/06 SK Sungai Way
PJS 5 Kampung Penanga 105/32/07 SRA Kampung Medan
PJS 6/4 - PJS 6/6 105/32/08 SJK (T) Seaport
PJS 10/1 - PJS 10/16 105/32/09 SK Kampung Lindungan
Rumah Pangsa Sungai Way 105/32/10 SK Sungai Way
PJS 5/1 - PJS 5/12 105/32/11 Kolej Tingkatan 6 PJS 5/26 Petaling Jaya
PJS 6/1 - PJS 6/3 105/32/12 Sekolah KAFA Integrasi Al-Islamiah Kampung Lindungan
PJS 8 105/32/13 Dewan Seberguna Dato' Hormat
PJS 10/17 - PJS 10/34 105/32/14 SK Kampung Lindungan
SS 7 105/32/15 Dewan Sri Kelana, Komplek Sukan Kelana Jaya
Kampung Lindungan 105/32/16 Dewan Komuniti Jalan PJS 6
PJS 5/13 - PJS 5/30 105/32/17 Kolej Tingkatan 6 PJS 5/26 Petaling Jaya
Taman Ttdi Jaya 105/32/18 SK Taman Tun Dr. Ismail Jaya Shah Alam
Ara Damansara 105/32/19 SMK Lembah Subang Kelana Jaya
Taman Glenmarie 105/32/20 Anjung Bestari Politeknik Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
Taman Medan (N33) Seksyen 51 105/33/01 SJK (T) Vivekananda Petaling Jaya Taman Templer
Seksyen 4 Petaling Jaya 105/33/02
  • SK Jalan Selangor (1)
  • SK Jalan Selangor (2)
Kawasan Melayu 105/33/03 SK Petaling Jaya
PJS 1 105/33/04 SJK (C) Yuk Chyun
Medan Pejasa 105/33/05 Dewan Masyarakat Taman Sri Manja
Taman Dato Harun 1 105/33/06 SRA Taman Datuk Harun
Taman Dato Harun 2 105/33/07 SK Taman Dato' Harun (1)
PJS 3 105/33/08 Dewan Seberguna Jalan Medan 12
PJS 4 105/33/09 SRA Kampung Medan 2
Baiduri 105/33/10 SRA Kampung Baiduri
Petaling Utama 105/33/11 KAFA Integrasi Kampung Pinang Tunggal
PJS 2 105/33/12 SK Taman Medan
PJS 2c/12 105/33/13 SMK Taman Dato' Harun
PJS 2d 105/33/14 Balai Raya PJS 2d/11 Taman Medan
Kampung Medan 105/33/15 SRA Medan Harun
PJS 2c 105/33/16 Dewan Seberguna PJS 2c/6
Bukit Gasing(N34) Seksyen 17 Utara 105/34/01 SK Sri Damai
Seksyen 17 Barat 105/34/02 SK Sri Damai
Seksyen 17 Tengah 105/34/03 SK Sri Damai
Seksyen 17 Selatan 105/34/04 Dewan Al-Malik Faisal (Pusat Asasi UIAM)
Seksyen 16 105/34/05 SMK Sultan Abdul Samad
Jalan Bukit 105/34/06
  • SK Sultan Alam Shah (Satu)
  • SK Sultan Alam Shah (Dua)
Jalan Semangat 105/34/07 SMK (Laki-Laki) Bukit Bintang Jalan Utara
Seksyen 5 Utara 105/34/08 SMK La Salle PJ
Taman Jaya 105/34/09 SMJK Katholik
Kawasan Assunta Convent 105/34/10 SMK Assunta
Kawasan Bandar Baharu 105/34/11 SK La Salle PJ
Jalan Sungai Jernih 106/35/12
  • SK (L) Bukit Bintang (1)
  • SK (L) Bukit Bintang (2)
Seksyen Satu Petaling Jaya 105/34/13
  • SK (1) Jalan 1/10 Petaling Jaya
  • SK (2) Jalan 1/10 Petaling Jaya
Kawasan Bangunan K.K.P.L 105/34/14 SMK (P) Taman Petaling
Seksyen 5 Selatan 105/34/15 SMK (P) Taman Petaling
Seksyen 17 A 105/34/16 SJK (C) Chung Hwa Damansara
Seksyen 19 105/34/17 SK Taman Sea
Seksyen 14 Utara 105/34/18 SK Sri Petaling
Seksyen 14 Selatan 105/34/19 SMK Sri Utama
Seksyen 2 Petaling Jaya 105/34/20 SJK (C) Chen Moh

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Petaling Jaya
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Petaling
7th 1986–1990 Eng Seng Chai (黄生财) DAP
8th 1990–1995 Kua Kia Soong (柯嘉逊)
Constituency abolished, split into Petaling Jaya Utara, Petaling Jaya Selatan and Subang
Constituency re-created, renamed from Petaling Jaya Selatan
14th 2018–present Maria Chin Abdullah (玛丽亚陈清莲) PH (PKR)

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Petaling Jaya Bukit Gasing
Damansara Utama
Kelana Jaya
Seri Setia
Taman Aman
Taman Medan

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N32 Seri Setia Halimey Abu Bakar PH (PKR)
N33 Taman Medan Syamsul Firdaus Mohamed Supri
N34 Bukit Gasing Rajiv Rishyakaran PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Maria Chin Abdullah 78,984 68.52 +6.33
BN Chew Hian Tat 21,847 18.95 -18.86
PAS Noraini Hussin 14,448 12.53 +12.53
Total valid votes 115,279 100.00
Total rejected ballots 968
Unreturned ballots 350
Turnout 116,597 82.74
Registered electors 140,920
Majority 57,137 49.56
PH hold 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2019. 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2019. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Kua Kia Soong 40,685 62.19
BN Soh Chee Wen 24,735 37.81
Total valid votes 65,420 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,161
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 66,581 67.68
Registered electors
Majority 15,950
DAP hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Eng Seng Chai 29,929 55.88
BN Lee Phon Yong 21,176 39.54
SDP Wong Sai Hou 2,454 4.58
Total valid votes 53,559 100.00
Total rejected ballots 801
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 54,360 67.61
Registered electors 80,403
Majority 8,753
This was a new constituency created.

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