Setapak (Kuala Lumpur federal constituency)

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Setapak
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
Defunct federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
Constituency created1974
Constituency abolished1986
First contested1974
Last contested1982

Setapak was a federal constituency in the Federal Territories, Malaysia, that was represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1974 to 1986.

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

History[edit]

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Setapak
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created, renamed from Setapak
4th 1974-1978 Mohd. Idris Ibrahim BN (UMNO)
5th 1978-1982
6th 1982-1986 Mohammad Idris Mohammad Basari
Constituency abolished, split into Batu and Titiwangsa

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohammad Idris Mohammad Basari 32,348 65.42
DAP Mohamad Isa Mohamad Ismail 12,649 25.58
PAS Othman Abdul Razak 4,452 9.00
Total valid votes 49,449 100.00
Total rejected ballots 498
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 49,947 62.23
Registered electors 80,266
Majority 19,699
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On the nomination day, Mohd. Idris Ibrahim won uncontested.
BN Mohd. Idris Ibrahim
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors
Majority
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Mohd. Idris Ibrahim
PEKEMAS Ishak Surin
DAP Ganga Nayar
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 34,792
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

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