Tangga Batu (federal constituency)

Tangga Batu is a federal constituency in Malacca, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 2004.

Tangga Batu (P136)
Malacca constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Rusnah Aluai
PH
Constituency created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2018
Demographics
Electors (2018)[1]83,213

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.

History

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Terendak, Paya Rumput Jaya, Pekan Sungai Udang, Paya Luboh, Pantai Puteri, Pengkalan Perigi, Kampung Gelam, Sungai Lereh, Pengkalan Lanjut, Bertam Hulu, Hujong Padang, Kerubong, Cheng, Tanjung Minyak, Bertam, Pantai Cheng, Cheng Perdana, Ayer Salak, Seberang Gajah, Bukit Rambai, Kampung Pinang, Kelebang Besar, Kelebang Kechil, Pulau Gadong, Pekan Kelebang Besar.

2016–present:[2] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Terendak, Paya Rumput Jaya, Pekan Sungai Udang, Paya Luboh, Pantai Puteri, Pengkalan Perigi, Kampung Gelam, Sungai Lereh, Pengkalan Lanjut, Bertam Hulu, Hujong Padang, Kerubong, Cheng, Tanjung Minyak, Bertam, Pantai Cheng, Cheng Perdana, Ayer Salak, Seberang Gajah, Bukit Rambai, Kampung Pinang, Kelebang Besar, Kelebang Kechil, Pulau Gadong, Pekan Kelebang Besar.

Representation history

Members of Parliament for Tangga Batu
ParliamentYearsMemberParty
Constituency created from Batu Berendam
11th2004-2008Idris HaronBN (UMNO)
12th2008-2013
13th2013-2018Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah
14th2018-presentRusnah AluaiPH (PKR)

Election results

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
PHRusnah Aluai32,42046.89+46.89
BNZali Mat Yasin27,76140.15- 22.20
PASZulkifli Ismail8,96112.96+ 12.96
Total valid votes 69,142 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,145
Unreturned ballots 166
Turnout 70,45384.67
Registered electors 83,213
Majority 4,6596.74
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%∆%
BNAbu Bakar Mohamad Diah39,46862.35- 3.27
PKRRahim Ali23,83537.65+ 3.27
Total valid votes 63,303 100.00
Total rejected ballots 985
Unreturned ballots 138
Turnout 64,42687.92
Registered electors 73,282
Majority 15,63324.70
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNIdris Haron30,46065.62- 13.74
PKRZainon Jaafar15,96034.38+ 13.74
Total valid votes 46,420 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,283
Unreturned ballots 1,972
Turnout 49,67582.53
Registered electors 60,188
Majority 14,50031.24
BN hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes%∆%
BNIdris Haron33,03979.36
KEADILANShamsul Iskandar @ Yusre Mohd Akin8,59520.64
Total valid votes 41,634 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,321
Unreturned ballots 10
Turnout 42,96580.62
Registered electors 53,293
Majority 24,44458.72
This was a new constituency created.

References

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