Selayang (federal constituency)

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Selayang
Selangor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
William Leong Jee Keen
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018

Selayang is a federal constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Batu Arang Barat, Batu Arang Timur, Batu Arang Selatan, Pengkalan Kundang, Sungai Serai, Pekan Kuang, Kampung Gombak, Kampung Kuang, Kampung Cempedak, Sri Kundang, Bandar Tasik Puteri, Bandar Country Home 1, Kuala Garing, Kampung Rajah, Rawang, Kampung Melayu, Kampung Kenanga, Kampung Baharu Rawang, Taman Sri Hijau, Kanching, Taman Bersatu, Taman Bukit Rawang, Kampung Tanjung, Bandar Country Home 2, Batu 16 Rawang, Bandar Baru Selayang Utara, Bukit Idaman, Selayang Baharu Tiga, Selayang Baharu Dua, Selayang Baharu Satu, Taman Selayang Baharu, Selayang Pandang, Sri Melati, Selayang Utama, Kepong Utara, Bandar Baru Selayang Selatan, Kampung Bendahara, Lembah Mutiara, Selayang Jaya, Taman Daya, Taman Indah Perdana, Taman Bidara, Kampung Selayang Permai, Kampung Selayang Indah, Taman Selayang Indah.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Batu Arang Barat, Batu Arang Timur, Batu Arang Selatan, Pengkalan Kundang, Sungai Serai, Pekan Kuang, Kampung Gombak, Kampung Kuang, Kampung Cempedak, Sri Kundang, Bandar Tasik Puteri, Penjara Sungai Buloh, Bandar Country Home 1, Kuala Garing, Kampung Rajah, Rawang, Kampung Melayu, Kampung Kenanga, Kampung Baharu Rawang, Taman Sri Hijau, Kanching, Taman Bersatu, Taman Bukit Rawang, Kampung Tanjung, Bandar Country Home 2, Kota Emerald East & West, Garing Jaya, Batu 16 Rawang, Bandar Baru Selayang Utara, Bukit Idaman, Selayang Baharu Tiga, Selayang Baharu Dua, Selayang Baharu Satu, Taman Selayang Baharu, Selayang Pandang, Sri Melati, Selayang Utama, Kepong Utara, Bandar Baru Selayang Selatan, Kampung Bendahara, Lembah Mutiara, Selayang Jaya, Taman Daya, Taman Indah Perdana, Taman Bidara, Kampung Selayang Permai, Kampung Selayang Indah, Taman Selayang Indah, Prima Selayang.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Selayang
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
4th 1974-1975 Walter Loh Poh Khan BN
1975-1978 Rosemary Chow Poh Kheng
5th 1978-1982 Rafidah Aziz
6th 1982-1986 Rahmah Othman
7th 1986-1990 Zaleha Ismail
8th 1990-1995
9th 1995-1999 Chan Kong Choy
10th 1999-2004
11th 2004-2008
12th 2008-2013 William Leong Jee Keen PKR
13th 2013-2018
14th 2018-present PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH William Leong Jee Keen 60,158 61.38
BN Kang Meng Fuat 19,501 19.90
Berjasa Hashim Abd Karim 18,343 18.72
Total valid votes 98,002 100.00
Total rejected ballots 953
Unreturned ballots 495
Turnout 99,450 85.60
Registered electors 116,176
Majority 40,657 41.49
PH gain from PKR 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. 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 % ∆%
PKR William Leong Jee Keen 52,343 57.60 + 5.71
BN Donald Lim Siang Chai 34,385 37.84 - 8.02
Berjasa Mohd Hazizi Abdul Rahman 4,152 4.57 + 4.57
Total valid votes 90,880 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,435
Unreturned ballots 213
Turnout 92,528 87.38
Registered electors 105,895
Majority 17,958 19.76
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR William Leong Jee Keen 30,701 51.89 + 25.37
BN Lee Li Yew 27,134 45.86 - 27.62
PRM Koh Swe Yong 1,332 2.25 + 2.25
Total valid votes 59,167 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,506
Unreturned ballots 247
Turnout 60,920 76.57
Registered electors 79,557
Majority 3,567 6.03
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Kong Choy 36,343 73.48 + 16.25
KEADILAN Koh Swe Yong 13,117 26.52 + 26.52
Total valid votes 49,460 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,444
Unreturned ballots 129
Turnout 51,033 71.72
Registered electors 71,155
Majority 23,226 46.96
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Kong Choy 34,979 57.23 - 29.80
DAP Zaitun Mohamed Kasim 26,144 42.77 + 42.77
Total valid votes 61,123 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,453
Unreturned ballots 699
Turnout 63,275 73.94
Registered electors 85,576
Majority 8,835 14.46
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Chan Kong Choy 45,392 87.03 + 15.09
Independent Zainul Amri Abdul Aziz 6,765 12.97 + 12.97
Total valid votes 52,157 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,103
Unreturned ballots 471
Turnout 54,731 69.89
Registered electors 78,310
Majority 38,627 74.06
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zaleha Ismail 51,062 71.94 - 9.60
DAP Lee Yee Lian 19,920 28.06 + 28.06
Total valid votes 70,982 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,500
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 73,482 73.86
Registered electors 99,488
Majority 31,142 43.88
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zaleha Ismail 40,681 81.54
PAS Talib Bakti 9,209 18.46
Total valid votes 49,890 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,270
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 52,160 67.10
Registered electors 77,737
Majority 31,472 63.08
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rahmah Othman 51,353 66.80
DAP Lee Yee Lian 20,444 26.59
PAS Khalid Siri 5,081 6.61
Total valid votes 76,878 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,130
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 79,008 69.82
Registered electors 113,159
Majority 30,909
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rafidah Aziz 38,627 66.65
DAP Zainal Rampak 17,357 29.95
PEKEMAS Zainuddin Karim 1,973 3.40
Total valid votes 57,957 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 81,350
Majority 21,270
BN hold Swing

Malaysian general by-election, 14 June 1975
Upon the death of incumbent, Walter Loh Poh Khan
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Rosemary Chow Poh Kheng 19,338 70.96
DAP Idrus Idris 7,434 27.28
Independent Ismail Man 481 1.76
Total valid votes 27,253 100.00
Total rejected ballots 708
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 27,961 57.20
Registered electors 48,885
Majority 11,904 43.68
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Walter Loh Poh Khan
DAP Tan Soo Pin
PEKEMAS Zainal Rampak
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 42,662
Majority 9,871
This was a new constituency created.

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