Tangga Batu (federal constituency)

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Tangga Batu (P136)
Malacca constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Rusnah Aluai
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2021)[1]85,284
Area (km²)[2]121

Tangga Batu is a federal constituency in Central Melaka District, 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.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Tangga Batu's electorate as of 2018[3]

  Malay (70.98%)
  Chinese (22.09%)
  Indian (3.53%)
  Other ethnicities (3.4%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 24 March 2018, the Tangga Batu constituency has a total of 24 polling districts.[4]

State constituency Polling districts Code Location
Sungai Udang(N11) Bukit Terendak 136/11/01 SK Asahan
Pekan Sungai Udang 136/11/02 SK Sungai Udang
Paya Rumput Jaya 136/11/03 SRA (JAIM) An-Nuriah
Bertam Hulu 136/11/04 SK Bertam Hulu
Pantai Kundor (N12) Ayer Salak 136/12/01 SJK (C) St. Mary
Paya Luboh 136/12/02 SK Tangga Batu
Pantai Puteri 136/12/03 SK Pantai Kundor
Kampung Gelam 136/12/04 SK Kampong Gelam
Pengkalan Peringi 136/12/05 SRA Islam Pengkalan Peringi
Pengkalan Lanjut 136/12/06 SJK (C) Ek Te
Sungai Lereh 136/12/07 SK Lereh
Paya Rumput (N13) Hujong Padang 136/13/01 SK Paya Rumput
Krubong 136/13/02 SK Krubong
Pantai Cheng 136/13/03 SK Cheng
Cheng Perdana 136/13/04 SK Tanjung Minyak
Cheng 136/13/05 SMK Tun Haji Abdul Malek
Tanjung Minyak 136/13/06 SK Nyatoh
Klebang (N14) Seberang Gajah 136/14/01 SK Taman Bukit Rambai
Bukit Rambai 136/14/02 SK Bukit Rambai
Kampung Pinang 136/14/03 SMK Klebang Besar
Klebang Besar 136/14/04 Balai Raya Balik Buluh
Pulau Gadong 136/14/05 SRA (JAIM) Klebang Besar (Khatib Hj Abd Hamid)
Pekan Klebang Besar 136/14/06 SK Klebang Besar
Klebang Kechil 136/14/07 SJK (C) Lih Jen

Representation history[edit]

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

State constituency[edit]

Parliamentary

constituency

State constituency
1955–59* 1959–1974 1974–1986 1986–1995 1995–2004 2004–2018 2018–present
Tangga Batu Kelebang
Pantai Kundor
Paya Rumput
Sungai Udang

Current state assembly members[edit]

No. State Constituency Member Coalition (Party)
N11 Sungai Udang Mohd Aleef Yusof PN (BERSATU)
N12 Pantai Kundor Tuminah Kadi @ Mohd Hasim BN (UMNO)
N13 Paya Rumput Rais Yasin
N14 Kelebang Lim Ban Hong BN (MCA)

Local governments[edit]

No. State Constituency Local Government
N11 Sungai Udang Malacca City Council
N12 Pantai Kundor Malacca City Council
N13 Paya Rumput Malacca City Council
N14 Kelebang Malacca City Council

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Rusnah Aluai 32,420 46.89 +46.89
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
PH 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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