Puchong (federal constituency)

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Puchong
Selangor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Gobind Singh Deo
PH
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]96,437

Puchong is a federal constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1986 to 1995, from 2004 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.

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1995 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Serdang Jaya 1, Seri Serdang Utara, Kawasan UPM, Batu 13 Puchong, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 1, Pusat Bandar Puchong, Puchong Perdana 1, Kampung Sri Aman, Batu 14 Puchong, Seri Serdang Selatan 1, Puchong Indah 1, Bandar Bukit Puchong, Taman Puchong Utama, Taman Pinggiran Putra, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 2, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 3, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 4, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 5, Serdang Jaya 2, Puchong Permai, Bandar Puteri, Puchong Perdana 2, Puchong Indah 2, Puchong Intan, Seri Indah, Seri Serdang Selatan 2, Kinrara Seksyen 4, 5 & 6, Kinrara Seksyen 2, Kinrara Seksyen 1, Kinrara Seksyen 7, Kinrara Seksyen 3, Puchong Jaya Timur, USJ 16 hingga 22, Kampung Batu 13, Puchong Jaya Utara, Puchong Jaya Barat, Batu 12 Puchong, Batu 7 Jalan Puchong.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Serdang Jaya 1, Seri Serdang Utara, Kawasan UPM, Batu 13 Puchong, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 1, Pusat Bandar Puchong, Puchong Perdana 1, Kampung Sri Aman, Batu 14 Puchong, Seri Serdang Selatan 1, Puchong Indah 1, Bandar Bukit Puchong, Taman Puchong Utama, Taman Pinggiran Putra, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 2, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 3, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 4, Bandar Kinrara Seksyen 5, Serdang Jaya 2, Puchong Permai, Bandar Puteri, Puchong Perdana 2, Puchong Indah 2, Puchong Intan, Seri Indah, Seri Serdang Selatan 2, Kinrara Seksyen 4, 5 & 6, Kinrara Seksyen 2, Kinrara Seksyen 1, Kinrara Seksyen 7, Kinrara Seksyen 3, Puchong Jaya Timur, USJ 16 hingga 22, Kampung Batu 13, Puchong Jaya Utara, Puchong Jaya Barat, Batu 12 Puchong, Batu 7 Jalan Puchong.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Puchong
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
7th 1986-1990 V. David DAP
8th 1990-1995
Constituency abolished
Constituency re-created from Serdang
11th 2004-2008 Lau Yeng Peng BN
12th 2008-2013 Gobind Singh Deo DAP
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Gobind Singh Deo 60,429 72.39 + 4.77
BN Ang Chin Tat 12,794 15.33 - 17.05
PAS Mohamad Rosharizan Mohd Rozlan 10,255 12.28 + 12.28
Total valid votes 83,478 100.00
Total rejected ballots 667
Unreturned ballots 212
Turnout 84,357 87.47
Registered electors 96,437
Majority 47,635 57.06
PH hold Swing DAP
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 % ∆%
DAP Gobind Singh Deo 62,938 67.62 + 6.68
BN A. Kohilan Pillay 30,136 32.38 - 6.68
Total valid votes 93,074 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,261
Unreturned ballots 194
Turnout 94,529 88.34
Registered electors 107,010
Majority 32,802 35.24
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Gobind Singh Deo 35,079 60.94 + 27.91
BN Lau Yeng Peng 22,486 39.06 - 14.32
Total valid votes 57,565 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,580
Unreturned ballots 172
Turnout 59,317 78.44
Registered electors 75,625
Majority 12,593 21.88
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Lau Yeng Peng 21,291 53.38
PAS Azmi Jamion @ Jemingon 9,409 23.59
DAP Wong Choong Yun 9,185 23.03
Total valid votes 39,885 100.00
Total rejected ballots 533
Unreturned ballots 78
Turnout 40,496 67.84
Registered electors 59,693
Majority 11,882 29.79
BN gain from DAP Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP V. David 34,967 51.69 - 7.03
BN Tan Yee Kew 32,686 48.31 + 13.86
Total valid votes 67,653 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,031
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 68,684 69.57
Registered electors 98,726
Majority 2,281 3.38
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP V. David 35,145 58.72
BN Lui Thai Heng 20,616 34.45
PAS Asri Janang 2,409 4.02
SDP Yeoh Poh San 1,684 2.81
Total valid votes 59,854 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,198
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 61,052 75.37
Registered electors 81,005
Majority 14,529 24.27

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