Kluang (federal constituency)

Kluang is a federal constituency in Johor, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974.

Kluang (P152)
Johor constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Wong Shu Qi
PH
Constituency created1974
First contested1974
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]96,915

The federal constituency was created in the 1974 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 Ladang Coronation, Pekan Sri Lalang Barat, Pekan Sri Lalang Timor, Ladang Mengkibol, Mengkibol Barat, Mengkibol Timor, Taman Kurnia, Bakar Sampah, Lambak, Yap Tau Sah, Yap Tau Sah Timor, Padang Tembak, Jalan Mersing, Jalan Johor Tenggara, Kluang Layang, Ladang Lambak, Ladang Elaeis, Ladang Bukit Benut, Kampung Gunung Lambak, Taman Megah, Kampong Melayu Timor II, Kampung Tengah, Kampong Paya Timor, Kampong Paya Barat, Kampong Melayu I, Kampong Melayu Timor, Kampong Melayu II, Taman Lian Seng, Haji Manan, Mesjid Lama, Bandar Tengah, Taman Ilham, Dorset, Taman Berlian, Jalan Hospital, Taman Kerjasama, Kampung Baru.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Ladang Coronation, Pekan Sri Lalang Barat, Pekan Sri Lalang Timor, Ladang Mengkibol, Mengkibol Barat, Mengkibol Timor, Taman Kurnia, Bakar Sampah, Lambak, Yap Tau Sah, Yap Tau Sah Timor, Padang Tembak, Jalan Mersing, Jalan Johor Tenggara, Kluang Layang, Ladang Lambak, Ladang Elaeis, Ladang Bukit Benut, Kampung Gunung Lambak, Taman Megah, Kampong Melayu Timor II, Kampung Tengah, Kampong Paya Timor, Kampong Paya Barat, Kampong Melayu I, Kampong Melayu Timor, Kampong Melayu II, Taman Lian Seng, Haji Manan, Mesjid Lama, Bandar Tengah, Taman Ilham, Dorset, Taman Berlian, Jalan Hospital, Taman Kerjasama, Kampung Baru, Taman Suria, Indah Jaya, Sri Tengah.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Kluang
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created, renamed from Kluang Utara
4th1974-1978Loh Fook YenBN (MCA)
5th1978-1982Lee KawDAP
6th1982-1986Quah Wee LiamBN (MCA)
7th1986-1990Ling Chooi Sieng
8th1990-1995Kang Chow Oh
9th1995-1999Hoo Seong Chang
10th1999-2004
11th2004-2008
12th2008-2013Hou Kok Chung
13th2013-2018Liew Chin TongDAP
14th2018-presentWong Shu QiPH (DAP)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHWong Shu Qi47,67159.20+4.21
BNGan Ping Sieu24,61830.57-14.44
PASMuhammad Hasbullah Md Najib8,24210.23+10.23
Total valid votes 80,531100.00
Total rejected ballots 921
Unreturned ballots 389
Turnout 81,84184.45
Registered electors 96,915
Majority 23,05328.63
PH hold Swing +9.33
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Johore [P.U. (B) 244/2018]" (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 Johore [P.U. (B) 318/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLiew Chin Tong40,57454.99+8.61
BNHou Kok Chung33,21545.01-8.61
Total valid votes 73,789 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,292
Unreturned ballots 181
Turnout 75,26286.78
Registered electors 86,732
Majority 7,359
DAP gain from BN Swing +8.61
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHou Kok Chung27,97053.62-16.14
DAPNg Lam Hua24,18946.38+16.14
Total valid votes 52,159 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,884
Unreturned ballots 524
Turnout 54,56776.60
Registered electors 71,233
Majority 3,781
BN hold Swing -16.14
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHoo Seong Chang33,00169.76-1.75
DAPNg Lam Hua14,30330.24+1.75
Total valid votes 47,304 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,477
Unreturned ballots 881
Turnout 49,66273.60
Registered electors
Majority 18,698
BN hold Swing -1.75
Malaysian general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHoo Seong Chang30,54071.51-1.70
DAPChew Peck Choo12,17028.49+1.70
Total valid votes 42,710 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,033
Unreturned ballots 2,898
Turnout 46,64172.94
Registered electors
Majority 18,370
BN hold Swing -1.70
Malaysian general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNHoo Seong Chang30,09773.21+18.75
DAPLim Ser Ho11,01426.79-18.75
Total valid votes 41,111 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,551
Unreturned ballots 817
Turnout 43,47972.11
Registered electors
Majority 19,083
BN hold Swing +18.75
Malaysian general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNKang Chow Oh29,70054.46+3.50
DAPNg Wei Siong24,83245.54-0.94
Total valid votes 54,532 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,384
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 55,91675.40
Registered electors
Majority 4,868
BN hold Swing +2.22
Malaysian general election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNLing Towi Seng @ Ling Chooi Sieng22,89150.96-7.18
DAPLee Kaw20,88246.48+4.62
PASAbu Hassan Umat @ Ahmad1,1492.56+2.56
Total valid votes 44,922 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,600
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 46,52274.92
Registered electors 62,099
Majority 2,009
BN hold Swing -5.90
Malaysian general election, 1982
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNQuah Wee Liam23,76058.14+11.73
DAPLee Kaw17,10741.86-9.65
Total valid votes 40,867 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,227
Unreturned ballots
Turnout 42,09476.93
Registered electors 54,717
Majority 6,653
BN gain from DAP Swing +10.69
Malaysian general election, 1978
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
DAPLee Kaw16,88751.51+5.65
BNLoh Fook Yen15,21546.41-7.73
PASAbu Bakar Kathom6792.07+2.07
Total valid votes 32,781 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 44,331
Majority 1,672
DAP gain from BN Swing +6.69
Malaysian general election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes%
BNLoh Fook Yen13,24754.14
DAPLee Kaw11,22345.86
Total valid votes 24,470 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 31,687
Majority 2,024
This was a new constituency created.

References

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