Ipoh Barat (federal constituency)

Ipoh Barat is a federal constituency in Perak, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1995.

Ipoh Barat (P065)
Perak constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Kulasegaran Murugeson
PH
Constituency created1994
First contested1995
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]84,874

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

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Bercham, Tasek Dermawan, Tasek, Kampong Tawas, Kampong Tawas Utara, Dermawan Utara, Bercham Timor, Bercham Selatan, Taman Che Wan, Kepayang Mesjid, Kampong Pisang, Fair Park, Star Park, Green Town, Waller Court, Jalan Datuk Onn Jaafar, Jalan Bijih Timah, Jalan Dato Maharaja Lela, Jalan Sultan Yusof, Gurap, Gunong Lang, Taman Lim, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Jalan Silibin, Jalan Klian Intan, Kampong Kacang Puteh, Kampong Baru Buntong, Jalan Sungai Pari, Jalan Tun Perak.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Kampong Bercham, Tasek Dermawan, Tasek, Kampong Tawas, Kampong Tawas Utara, Dermawan Utara, Bercham Timor, Bercham Selatan, Taman Che Wan, Kepayang Mesjid, Kampong Pisang, Fair Park, Star Park, Green Town, Waller Court, Jalan Datuk Onn Jaafar, Jalan Bijih Timah, Jalan Dato Maharaja Lela, Jalan Sultan Yusof, Gurap, Gunong Lang, Taman Lim, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Jalan Silibin, Jalan Klian Intan, Kampong Kacang Puteh, Kampong Baru Buntong, Jalan Sungai Pari, Jalan Tun Perak.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Ipoh Barat
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Ipoh
9th1995-1999Ho Cheong SingBN (MCA)
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008Kulasegaran MurugesonDAP
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018
14th2018-presentPH (DAP)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHKulasegaran Murugeson55,61384.90+84.90
BNCheng Wei Yee9,88915.10-11.31
Total valid votes 65,502 100.00
Total rejected ballots 878
Unreturned ballots 472
Turnout 66,85278.77
Registered electors 84,874
Majority 45,72469.81
PH hold Swing ?
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Perak [P.U. (B) 237/2018]" (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 Perak [P.U. (B) 311/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPKulasegaran Murugeson45,42073.21+ 7.56
BNCheng Wei Yee16,38226.41- 7.94
IndependentKalwant Singh Sujan Singh2350.38+ 0.38
Total valid votes 62,037 100.00
Total rejected ballots 875
Unreturned ballots 162
Turnout 63,07481.11
Registered electors 77,761
Majority 29,03846.80
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPKulasegaran Murugeson32,57665.65+ 14.99
BNYik Phooi Hong17,04234.35- 14.99
Total valid votes 49,618 100.00
Total rejected ballots 829
Unreturned ballots 194
Turnout 50,64172.58
Registered electors 69,773
Majority 15,53431.30
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPKulasegaran Murugeson22,93550.66+ 4.82
BNHo Cheong Sing22,33749.34- 4.36
Total valid votes 45,272 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,015
Unreturned ballots 481
Turnout 46,76868.38
Registered electors 68,394
Majority 5981.32
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHo Cheong Sing25,15553.70- 1.79
DAPKulasegaran Murugeson21,47745.84+ 1.33
MDPJaga N. Nathan2150.46+ 0.46
Total valid votes 46,847 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,016
Unreturned ballots 833
Turnout 48,69668.24
Registered electors 71,359
Majority 3,6787.86
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHo Cheong Sing24,61655.49
DAPTeresa Kok Suh Sim19,74744.51
Total valid votes 44,363 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,073
Unreturned ballots 257
Turnout 45,69368.71
Registered electors 66,501
Majority 4,86910.98
This was a new constituency created.

References

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