Rasah (federal constituency)

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Rasah (P130)
Negeri Sembilan constituency
DUN N Sembilan 2020.svg
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Constituency created1984
First contested1986
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]155,896
Area (km²)[2]234

Rasah is a federal constituency in Seremban District, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1986.

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 Rasah's electorate as of 2022[3]

  Chinese (42.7%)
  Malay (34.2%)
  Indian (22.1%)
  Other ethnicities (1%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the federal gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Rasah constituency is divided into 35 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling district Code Location
Labu (N20) Jijan 130/20/01
  • SJK (T) Ladang Kubang
  • SK Desa Cempaka
  • SJK (T) Desa Cempaka
  • SK Kompleks KLIA
  • SMK Bandar Enstek
Kampung Kondok 130/20/02 SK Dato' Ahmad Syah Bandar Abu Bakar Labu Hilir
Tiroi 130/20/03
  • SJK (C) Kampung Baru Batu 8 Labu
  • SK Labu Ulu
Labu 130/20/04
  • SK Labu
  • SJK (C) Min Shing
Labu Jaya 130/20/05 SK L.B Johnson Seremban
Kampong Gadong Jaya 130/20/06 SK Gadong Jaya Labu
Bukit Kepayang (N21) Bukit Kepayang 130/21/01
  • SJK (C) Hillside
  • SMJK Chan Wa II
Taman Permai 130/21/02
  • SMK Puteri Seremban
  • Kompleks Jabatan Kebudayaan dan Kesenian Negara
  • SK Puteri
Jalan Kong Sang 130/21/03 SJK (C) San Min Jalan Lee Sam Seremban
Jalan Dato Bandar Tunggal 130/21/04 SMK Methodist (A.C.S) Seremban
Jalan Yam Tuan 130/21/05 SJK (T) Lorong Jawa Seremban
Jalan Lee Sam 130/21/06 Wisma Celoynese Negeri Sembilan
Jalan Tuanku Munawir 130/21/07 SJK (C) Sino English Jalan Lee Sam Seremban
Bukit Tembok 130/21/08 Methodist Wesley Seremban
Taman Bukit Kaya 130/21/09 Dewan SK St Paul Seremban
Seremban 2 130/21/10
  • SK Seremban 2A
  • SK Seremban 2B
  • SJK (C) Tung Hua
  • SMK Bukit Kepayang
  • Dewan Komuniti Mantau
Rahang (N22) Rahang 130/22/01 Pejabat RISDA Daerah (Rahang)
Rahang Timor 130/22/02 SK Rahang
Pekan Rahang 130/22/03 Balai Raya Kg. Semarak
Pekan Rasah 130/22/04 SMK King George V
Kampong Bahru Rasah 130/22/05 SJK (C) Ma Hwa Kg. Baru Rasah
Taman Bukit Chedang 130/22/06
  • Pusat Komuniti Taman Bukit Chedang
  • Balai Raya Taman Bukit Chedang
Kampong Pondok 130/22/07 Balai Raya Kg. Baru Rasah
Jalan Tok Ungku 130/22/08 SMK Bukit Mewah
Kampong Datok Mansor 130/22/09 SK Dato' Bandar Rasah
Mambau (N23) Desa Seri Mambau 130/23/01 Balai Raya Kg. Batu 3
Taman Sungai Ujong 130/23/02 SMK Seremban 3
Pekan Mambau 130/23/03 Balai Raya Kg. Mambau
Rasah Jaya 130/23/04
  • SK Taman Rasah Jaya
  • UITM Cawangan Negeri Sembilan
Bukit Blossom 130/23/05
  • SJK (C) Sin Hua
  • SJK (C0 Kelpin
Seremban Jaya (N24) Taman Rahang 130/24/01 SMK Forest Height
Taman Seremban 130/24/02 SJK (C) Forest Heights
Kampong Bahru Rahang 130/24/03 SJK (C) Kg Baru Rahang
Senawang 130/24/04 SK Taman Sri Mawar
Taman Seremban Jaya 130/24/05
  • SK Seremban Jaya
  • SMK Seremban Jaya
  • SJK (C) Sungai Salak
  • SK Seremban Jaya 2

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Rasah
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency recreated from Mantin and Seremban
7th 1986–1990 Hu Sepang (胡雪邦) DAP
8th 1990–1995 Wong See Wah (黄思华) BN (MCA)
9th 1995–1999
10th 1999–2004 Goh Siow Huat (吴绍阀)
11th 2004–2008
12th 2008–2013 Anthony Loke Siew Fook (陆兆福) DAP
13th 2013–2018 Teo Kok Seong (张聒翔)
14th 2018–2022 Cha Kee Chin (谢琪清) PH (DAP)
15th 2022–present

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Rasah Bukit Kepayang
Jimah
Labu
Mambau
Rahang
Rantau
Senawang
Seremban Jaya
Temiang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N20 Labu Ismail Ahmad PH (PKR)
N21 Bukit Kepayang Tan Lee Koon PH (DAP)
N22 Rahang Mary Josephine Pritam Singh
N23 Mambau Yap Yew Weng
N24 Seremban Jaya Gunasekaren Palasamy

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N20 Labu Seremban City Council
N21 Bukit Kepayang Seremban City Council
N22 Rahang Seremban City Council
N23 Mambau Seremban City Council
N24 Seremban Jaya Seremban City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Cha Kee Chin 81,434 68.04 -4.41
BN Ng Kian Nam 19,447 16.25 -1.26
PN Choong Vee Hing 18,810 15.72 +15.72
Total valid votes 119,691 100.00
Total rejected ballots 903
Unreturned ballots 334
Turnout 120,928 76.78
Registered electors 155,896
Majority 61,987 51.79
PH hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Cha Kee Chin 61,806 72.45 +72.45
BN Ng Kian Nam 14,939 17.51 - 16.72
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Khairil Annuar Wafa 8,260 9.68 + 9.68
PAP David Dass 302 0.36 + 0.36
Total valid votes 85,307 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,045
Unreturned ballots 303
Turnout 86,655 84.26
Registered electors 102,838
Majority 46,867 54.94
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Negeri Sembilan [P.U. (B) 242/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Negeri Sembilan [P.U. (B) 316/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Teo Kok Seong 48,964 65.77 + 3.90
BN Teo Eng Kian 25,479 34.23 - 3.90
Total valid votes 74,443 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,208
Unreturned ballots 209
Turnout 75,860 85.81
Registered electors 88,403
Majority 23,485
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Loke Siew Fook 34,271 61.87 + 16.89
BN Yeow Chai Thiam 21,120 38.13 - 16.89
Total valid votes 55,391 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,261
Unreturned ballots 2
Turnout 56,654 78.56
Registered electors 72,115
Majority 13,151
DAP gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Siow Huat 25,009 55.02 + 3.78
DAP Chan Su Sann 20,446 44.98 - 3.78
Total valid votes 45,455 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,294
Unreturned ballots 1,306
Turnout 48,055 73.76
Registered electors
Majority 4,563
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Goh Siow Huat 28,641 51.24 - 8.59
DAP Chen Man Hin 27,255 48.76 + 8.59
Total valid votes 55,896 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,825
Unreturned ballots 638
Turnout 58,359 73.44
Registered electors
Majority 1,386
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wong See Wah 30,946 59.83 + 6.71
DAP Chen Man Hin 20,775 40.17 - 6.71
Total valid votes 51,721 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,525
Unreturned ballots 486
Turnout 53,732 73.53
Registered electors
Majority 10,171
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Wong See Wah 25,872 53.12 + 4.92
DAP Hu Sepang 22,836 46.88 - 4.92
Total valid votes 48,708 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,489
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 50,197 75.31
Registered electors
Majority 3,036
BN gain from DAP Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Hu Sepang 21,139 51.80
BN Wong Seng Chow 19,668 48.20
Total valid votes 40,807 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,184
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 41,991 74.29
Registered electors 56,521
Majority 1,471
This was a new constituency created.

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