Wangsa Maju (federal constituency)

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Wangsa Maju (P116)
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
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Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
Zahir Hassan
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2022
Demographics
Electors (2022)[1]120,323
Area (km²)[2]16

Wangsa Maju is a federal constituency in the Federal Territories, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

The federal constituency was created in the 1994 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

With over 13,000 people per sq km, Wangsa Maju has the highest population density among all parliamentary constituencies in Malaysia.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic breakdown of Wangsa Maju's electorate as of 2018[4]

  Malay (61.8%)
  Chinese (28.5%)
  Indian (8.4%)
  Other ethnicities (1.2%)

History[edit]

Polling districts[edit]

According to the gazette issued on 31 October 2022, the Wangsa Maju constituency has a total of 21 polling districts.[5]

Polling District Code Location
Flat Taman Melati 116/00/01 SMK Taman Melati
Taman Melati 116/00/02 SK Taman Melati
Rumah Pangsa Dewan Bandaraya 116/00/03 SK Setapak Indah
Taman Ibu Kota 116/00/04 SMK Setapak Indah
Taman Setapak 116/00/05 SMK Danau Kota
Gombak Utara 116/00/06 SJK (C) Nan Yik 'Lee Rubber'
Changkat 116/00/07 SRA Ibnul Jauzi (SEA Daruttarbiah Islamiah)
Kampung Padang Balang 116/00/08 SRA Saidina Ali (K.W), Kampung Padang Balang
Gombak Selatan 116/00/09 SMJK Chong Hwa
Kampung Puah 116/00/10 SRA Bilal Bin Rabah (SRA Kampung Puah)
Taman P Ramlee 116/00/11 SJK (C) Mun Yee
Jalan Gombak 116/00/12 SRA ZaidBin Harithah (SRA Sungai Mulia)
Teratai Mewah 116/00/13 SK Danau Kota 2
Danau Kota 116/00/14 SK Danau Kota
Genting Kelang 116/00/15 Kolej Universiti Tuanku Abdul Rahman
Seksyen 1 Wangsa Maju Utara 116/00/16 SK Wangsa Maju Seksyen 1
Seksyen 1 Wangsa Maju Selatan 116/00/17
  • SMK Zon R1 Wangsa Maju
  • Gelanggang Terbuka Sekolah Mengah Kebangsaan Pendidikan Khas Setapak
Taman Desa Setapak 116/00/18 SK Desa Setapak
Seksyen 2 Wangsa Maju 116/00/19 SMK Wangsa Maju 2
Seksyen 4 Wangsa Maju 116/00/20 SK Wangsa Jaya
Taman Wangsa Melawati 116/00/21 SMK Wangsa Melawati

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Wangsa Maju
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created from Batu
9th 1995-1999 Kamal Mat Salih (كمال مت صالح) BN (UMNO)
10th 1999-2004 Zulhasnan Rafique (ذوالحسنان رفيق)
11th 2004-2008 Yew Teong Lock (姚长禄) BN (MCA)
12th 2008-2010 Wee Choo Keong (黄朱强) PKR
2010-2013 Independent
13th 2013-2018 Tan Kee Kwong (陈记光) PKR
14th 2018-2022 Tan Yee Kew (陈仪侨) PH (PKR)
15th 2022-present Zahir Hassan (ظاهير حسن)

Local governments[edit]

No. Local Government
P116 Kuala Lumpur City Hall

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Zahir Hassan 46,031 49.63 -7.67
PN Nuridah Mohd Salleh 25,335 27.32 +27.32
BN Mohd Shafei Abdullah 19,595 21.13 -3.24
Homeland Fighters' Party Norzaila Arifin 987 1.06 +1.06
Sabah Heritage Party Wee Choo Keong 576 0.62 +0.62
Independent Raveentheran Suntheralingam 216 0.23 +0.23
Total valid votes 92,740 100.00
Total rejected ballots 498
Unreturned ballots 255
Turnout 93,493 77.08
Registered electors 120,323
Majority 20,696
PH hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Tan Yee Kew 42,178 57.30 +57.30
BN Yew Teong Look 17,940 24.37 -20.86
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party Razali Tumirin 13,490 18.33 +18.33
Total valid votes 73,608 100.00
Total rejected ballots 525
Unreturned ballots 376
Turnout 74,509 84.21
Registered electors 88,482
Majority 24,238 32.93
PH hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 240/2018]" (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 Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur [P.U. (B) 314/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.[permanent dead link]
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Tan Kee Kwong 31,641 54.77 + 4.58
BN Mohd Shafei Abdullah 26,130 45.23 - 4.58
Total valid votes 57,771 100.00
Total rejected ballots 375
Unreturned ballots 145
Turnout 58,291 86.01
Registered electors 67,775
Majority 5,511
PKR hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PKR Wee Choo Keong 19,637 50.19 + 14.30
BN Yew Teong Lock 19,487 49.81 - 14.30
Total valid votes 39,124 100.00
Total rejected ballots 357
Unreturned ballots 317
Turnout 39,798 73.01
Registered electors 54,509
Majority 150
PKR gain from BN Swing ?


Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yew Teong Lock 23,135 64.11 + 8.94
PKR Sahri Bahari 12,950 35.89 - 8.94
Total valid votes 36,085 100.00
Total rejected ballots 340
Unreturned ballots 829
Turnout 37,254 73.51
Registered electors
Majority 10,185
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Zulhasnan Rafique 29,997 55.17 - 26.62
PKR Marina Mohd. Yusoff 24,379 44.83 + 44.83
Total valid votes 54,376 100.00
Total rejected ballots 710
Unreturned ballots 4,523
Turnout 59,609 79.38
Registered electors
Majority 5,618
BN hold Swing


Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Kamal Mat Salih 35,884 81.79
S46 Aliah @ Nailah Nani 7,990 18.21
Total valid votes 43,874 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,704
Unreturned ballots 3,147
Turnout 48,725 74.73
Registered electors
Majority 27,894
This was a new constituency created.

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