Wangsa Maju (federal constituency)

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Wangsa Maju
the Federal Territories of Malaysia constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Tan Yee Kew
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018

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.

History[edit]

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Taman Melati, Taman Ibu Kota, Gombak Utara, Genting Kelang, Taman Setapak, Seksyen 2 Wangsa Maju, Seksyen 4 Wangsa Maju, Gombak Selatan, Seksyen 1 Wangsa Maju, Kampung Puah, Taman P. Ramlee, Rumah Pangsa Dewan Bandaraya Gombak, Jalan Gombak, Setapak Utara, Taman Desa Setapak, Taman Wangsa Melawati, Flat Taman Melati.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Flat Taman Melati, Taman Melati, Rumah Pangsa Dewan Bandaraya Gombak, Gombak Utara, Gombak Selatan, Jalan Gombak, Taman Setapak, Taman Ibu Kota, Kampong Puah, Taman P. Ramlee, Teratai Mewah, Danau Kota, Genting Kelang, Taman Wangsa Melawati, Taman Desa Setapak, Seksyen 2 Wangsa Maju, Seksyen 4 Wangsa Maju, Seksyen 1 Wangsa Maju.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Wangsa Maju
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
9th 1995-1999 Kamal Mat Salih BN
10th 1999-2004 Zulhasnan Rafique
11th 2004-2008 Yew Teong Lock
12th 2008-2010 Wee Choo Keong PKR
2010-2013 Independent
13th 2013-2018 Tan Kee Kwong PKR
14th 2018-present Tan Yee Kew PH (PKR)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
PH Tan Yee Kew 42,178 57.30
BN Yew Teong Look 17,940 24.37
PAS Razali Tumirin 13,490 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 gain from PKR 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.

"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.
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
KEADILAN 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
KEADILAN 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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