Tangga Batu (federal constituency)

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Tangga Batu
Malacca constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Rusnah Aluai
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]83,213

Tangga Batu is a federal constituency in Malacca, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

The federal constituency was created in the 2003 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 Bukit Terendak, Paya Rumput Jaya, Pekan Sungai Udang, Paya Luboh, Pantai Puteri, Pengkalan Perigi, Kampung Gelam, Sungai Lereh, Pengkalan Lanjut, Bertam Hulu, Hujong Padang, Kerubong, Cheng, Tanjung Minyak, Bertam, Pantai Cheng, Cheng Perdana, Ayer Salak, Seberang Gajah, Bukit Rambai, Kampung Pinang, Kelebang Besar, Kelebang Kechil, Pulau Gadong, Pekan Kelebang Besar.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Terendak, Paya Rumput Jaya, Pekan Sungai Udang, Paya Luboh, Pantai Puteri, Pengkalan Perigi, Kampung Gelam, Sungai Lereh, Pengkalan Lanjut, Bertam Hulu, Hujong Padang, Kerubong, Cheng, Tanjung Minyak, Bertam, Pantai Cheng, Cheng Perdana, Ayer Salak, Seberang Gajah, Bukit Rambai, Kampung Pinang, Kelebang Besar, Kelebang Kechil, Pulau Gadong, Pekan Kelebang Besar.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Tangga Batu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
11th 2004-2008 Idris Haron BN
12th 2008-2013
13th 2013-2018 Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah
14th 2018-present Rusnah Aluai PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Rusnah Aluai 32,420 46.89 + 9.24
BN Zali Mat Yasin 27,761 40.15 - 22.20
PAS Zulkifli Ismail 8,961 12.96 + 12.96
Total valid votes 69,142 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,145
Unreturned ballots 166
Turnout 70,453 84.67
Registered electors 83,213
Majority 4,659 6.74
PKR gain from BN Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Malacca [P.U. (B) 243/2018]" (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 Malacca [P.U. (B) 317/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah 39,468 62.35 - 3.27
PKR Rahim Ali 23,835 37.65 + 3.27
Total valid votes 63,303 100.00
Total rejected ballots 985
Unreturned ballots 138
Turnout 64,426 87.92
Registered electors 73,282
Majority 15,633 24.70
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Idris Haron 30,460 65.62 - 13.74
PKR Zainon Jaafar 15,960 34.38 + 13.74
Total valid votes 46,420 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,283
Unreturned ballots 1,972
Turnout 49,675 82.53
Registered electors 60,188
Majority 14,500 31.24
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Idris Haron 33,039 79.36
KEADILAN Shamsul Iskandar @ Yusre Mohd Akin 8,595 20.64
Total valid votes 41,634 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,321
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 42,965 80.62
Registered electors 53,293
Majority 24,444 58.72
This was a new constituency created.

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